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Forensic Medicine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Forensic Medicine
Tree Number(s)
H02.403.330
I01.198.780.937
Unique ID
D005554
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005554
Annotation
for crime or identification: differentiate from JURISPRUDENCE, usually civil suits; for human identification of skeletal remains HUMAN IDENTIFICATION see FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY is available; for human identification by teeth see FORENSIC DENTISTRY; note other specific forensic terms are also available
Scope Note
The application of medical knowledge to questions of law.
Entry Version
FORENSIC MED
Entry Term(s)
Legal Medicine
Medicine, Forensic
Medicine, Legal
See Also
DNA Contamination
Law Enforcement
Public MeSH Note
65; CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION was see under FORENSIC DENTISTRY & FORENSIC MEDICINE 1965-74; was heading 1963-64
Online Note
use FORENSIC MEDICINE & FORENSIC DENTISTRY to search CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION 1966-74
History Note
65; CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION was see under FORENSIC DENTISTRY & FORENSIC MEDICINE 1965-74; was heading 1963-64
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/07
Forensic Medicine Preferred
Medicine, Legal Broader
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