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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 6, June 2020 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Statistical Descriptive Analysis On Sudden Death Through Computed Tomography And Angiogram On External Examination And Head And Neck Injuries

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AUTHOR(S)

Saiful N.A. Rashid, Rozi Mahmud, Mansharan K.C. Singh, Suliadi F. Sufahani

 

KEYWORDS

Descriptive Statistics, Medical Data, Sudden Death, Computed Tomography, Computed Tomography Angiogram.

 

ABSTRACT

The focal point of this study is on the statistical reliability based on the real medical data of post mortem computed tomography and computed angiogram in the cause of sudden death on the external examination and head and neck injuries. Post Mortem Computed Tomography (PMCT) currently acts as an adjunct to autopsy since 2009. Post Mortem Computed Tomography Angiogram (PMCTA) is relatively new technique in the field of forensic radiology and has never been practiced in Malaysia. The validity of PMCT alone or together with PMCTA in identifying the pathologies and organs involved and the correlation with autopsy in the diagnosis of SND in a predominantly Asian population has never been done previously. In this study, a statistical descriptive was done on the validity, reliability and effectiveness of PMCT/PMCTA on the student death. This study is very important to the cultural, religious and legal system as it will determine whether PMCT alone or PMCT together with PMCTA will increased the diagnostic value in the diagnosis of the Cause of Death (COD) of Sudden Natural Death (SND) and could completely replace autopsy or at least complement a limited autopsy. Based on the result, it shows that there is a high percentage of validity, reliability and effectiveness of PMCT/PMCTA on the student death and definitely lead to change in the conduct of death investigation and improve the quality of mortuary services.

 

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