Death Investigations Overview week 2.docx

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information that might be gained from the evidence. Remember to address this question from the MDI perspective and not law enforcement perspective. Support your rationale. 3. Identify and discuss all steps that should be taken to properly document a death scene from the MDI perspective. Explain the purpose of each step. B QUESTIONS (select one for discussion): 1. Please explain rigor mortis, livor mortis, and algor mortis. Why is it important to document these postmortem changes on scene? Please justify your answer with an example (fictional scenario or real-world case). 2. What type of examination of the body is done on scene? How do you document this on-scene examination? Will your examination of the body (on scene) change if the scene is indoors vs. outdoors? Why or why not? Will your examination of the body (on scene) change if outdoors at night, outdoors during the day, or outdoors in different weather conditions? If so, how will the examination and documentation change? If not, why not? 3. Please explain why MDIs need to understand basic medical terminology. Please justify your answer with an example (fictional scenario or real-world case).
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