JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE, vol.18, no.6, pp.253-256, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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Childhood accidents, Autopsy, Forensic medicine, INJURY, MORTALITY, AUSTRALIA, PATTERNS, RATES
Children are at increased risk for various causes of injury from accidents. Accidents are, by far, the leading cause of death among children and adolescents. The aim of this study is to evaluate the lethal childhood accidents in Istanbul by age groups. Reports of autopsies performed between 2001 and 2005 in the Morgue Department of the Council of Forensic.