A Research Study on Medicolegal Autopsies Conducted at Mortuary of Government Medical College, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh from 1St January to 31St December 2020
Keywords:Autopsy, Road traffic accident, Poisoning, Homicide, Suicide, Wounds, Railway accidents
Aim: To do a research study on Medicolegal Autopsies conducted at Government Medical College Mortuary,
Ongole, Andhra Pradesh from 1st January 2020 to 31st December 2020. Materials & Methodology: This
study was conducted at Government Medical College, Ongole from 1st January to 31st December 2020.
A total of 534 medicolegal cases were brought to mortuary for the sake of medicolegal autopsy during
the study period. Result: In the research study, it is evident from the statistics that maximum number
of medicolegal autopsies were conducted in the decreasing order in the following deaths - Road Traffic
Accidents < Poisoning < Hanging < Homicidal Deaths < Deaths due to hit by Train < Drowning < Burns
< Fall from Height < Snake Bite. Medicolegal autopsies were done more in males compared to females in
almost all types of deaths. Likewise maximum number of autopsies were conducted in the active age group
of 18 to 36 years
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