Forensic medicine evaluation of Alzheimer patients: a series from Ankara, Turkey


Cavlak M. , AKÇAN R. , TÜMER A. R. , Odabasi A. B. , LALE A., YıLDıRıM M. S. , ...Daha Fazla

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.45, sa.5, ss.1047-1050, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1403-80
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1047-1050

Özet

Background/aim: Pathophysiological changes due to Alzheimer disease and increasing age might result in situations requiring forensic evaluation in the elderly. Judicial bodies might need forensic evaluation of trauma and the decision-making capacity of Alzheimer patients. This study aimed to determine the demographic and clinical characteristics of Alzheimer patients seen for forensic evaluation.