Bureau of Forensic Medical Examination

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Bureau of Forensic Medical Examination

 

an establishment under the jurisdiction of health agencies that deals with medical problems arising in the course of judicial inquiries. The bureaus of forensic medical examination were created in 1951 from offices of forensic medical examination, morgues, and laboratories of forensic medicine in city, oblast, and krai health departments and ministries of health of Union and autonomous republics. The bureaus of forensic medical examination consist of departments for the medical examination of living persons (dispensary), forensic medical autopsy, with a forensic histological section (morgue), and forensic-medical investigation of material evidence (forensic medical laboratory).

N. P. PYRLINA

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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