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1

Inherent Rights

to choose patients
to limit practice
to determine appropriate mngt
to avail of hospital services

2

Incidental rights

Right of way
Exemption from execution of instruments and books
To hold private/public offices
To compensation
To membership in med societies

3

Generics Act of 1988

RA 6676

4

3rd conviction of violation against RA 6676 (Generics Act)

P 5,000 - 10,000
30 days suspension of practice

5

Slight physical injuries incapacitate the victim from

1 - 9 days

6

Less serious physical injuries require medical attendance from

10 to less than 30 days

7

Penalties for illegal practice of medicine

1k-10k fine
1-5yrs imprisonment

8

Immediate transplantation after death of donor

Heart
Lung
Kidney
Liver

9

circumscribed extravasation of blood in subcutaeous tissue

petechiae

10

tattooing can be seen from contact up to

24 inches

11

smudging can be seen from contact up to

12 inches

12

flame of gsw is seen up to a distance of

3-6 inches

13

injury caused by sharp-edge instrument

incised wound

14

injury caused by sharp-pointed instrument

punctured wound

15

an injury caused by sharp-pointed and sharp edge instrument

stab wound

16

Compound used as truth serum

hyoscine hydrobromide

17

commonly used drugs for narcoanalysis

sodium amytal / pentothal
(hypnotic/anesthetic)

18

microchemical exam conclusive of the presence of semen

acid phosphatase test

19

biologic exam to test whether semen is of human origin or not

precipitin test
(biological test of Farnum)

20

Fingerprints are formed during the

4th month of pregnancy

21

Bones used to determine sex

Pelvis
Skull
Sternum
Femur
Humerus

22

Best microchemical test to determine if stain is blood or not

Teichmann’s test
(Hemin crystal test)

23

Average time required for death in drowning

2-5 minutes

24

Quantitative determination of chloride content of the blood in the RV and LV

Gettler’s test
(difference of 25mmHg)

25

Most prominent sign of death

Progressive fall of body temperature

26

Only method of judicial death recognized by our civil law

Death by electrocution

27

Length of survival without food and water

Less than 10 days

28

Length of survival without food (with water)

50-60 days

29

Microorganism that plays a dominant role in decomposition

Clostridium welchi

30

Rigor mortis in the tropics lasts for how many hours

1-2 days

31

Method of choice in infanticide

Throttling

32

Most common accidental smothering in children

overlaying

33

Basis to pronounce a person dead

Somatic death

34

Minimum gestation period compatible with viability of fetus

180 days

35

failure of a female to respond to sexual stimulus

frigidity

36

incestuous marriage is between collateral relatives by blood within

4th civil degree
(up to 1st cousin)

37

To be a Legitimate child, one must be born _______ days after the marriage or within _______ days after dissolution of marriage

180 days (6 months) or
300 days (10 months)

38

IQ of:
Idiot
Imbecile
Feeble-minded

0-20
21-40
41-70

39

IQ of:
Mild
Moderate
Severe
Profound

52 to 67
36 to 51
20-35
less than 20

40

most widely accepted method to measure alcohol and determine drunkenness

blood alcohol concentration

41

Kunkel’s test carried out on a blood sample is used to determine presence of

carbon monoxide

42

En Flagrante Delicto

In blazing offense
(caught in the act)

43

1st police surgeon and forensic pathologist

Antistius

44

amount of dangerous drugs for lifetime imprisonment

Opium 10g
Heroin 10g
Metamphetamine hydrochloride 50g
Marijuana 500g

45

abrasion commonly seen in hanging and strangulation

friction / pressure abrasion