Postgraduate Specialisation in Legal Medicine

Legal and Forensic Medicine (2019/2020)

Course code
Franco Tagliaro

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
DIDATTICA FRONTALE 8 MED/43-FORENSIC MEDICINE See the unit page See the unit page
ATTIVITA' PRATICA 45 MED/43-FORENSIC MEDICINE not yet allocated not yet allocated

Learning outcomes

provide the students with the basic knowledge of thanatology, forensic pathology and bioetics. The correct approach to sexual assault and related crimes, family violence and abortion.


the legal-administrative rights of the citizen healthy and disabled; public forensic medicine; bioethics, deontology, professional responsibility; pathology and medico-legal pathology; social security and asylum medicine; the medico-legal laboratory; forensic haemogenetics; forensic toxicology; criminology and forensic psychopathology; social medicine and the organisation and legislation of health and social interest in the public and private contexts and the methodology of assessment of the fittnes to work and act in regulated contexts.

Assessment methods and criteria


Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Peter Vanezis Essential Forensic Medicine (Edizione 1) John Wiley & Sons 2020 9780470748633
Franco Tagliaro, Dario Raniero, Chiara Laposata, Federica Bortolotti Ispezione Cadaverica Esterna (Edizione 1) Piccin Nuova Libraria 2018 978-88-299-2905-4
A. Oliva, M. Caputo Itinerari di Medicina Legale e delle Responsabilità in Campo Sanitario (Edizione 1) G. Giappichelli Editore 2021 9788892132634
Macchiarelli L, Feola T Medicina Legale (Edizione 2) Edizioni Minerva Medica, Torino 2005
Silingardi Enrico Medicina Legale per Studenti e Medici di Medicina Generale (Edizione 1) Idelson-Gnocchi 2020 9788879476966

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