oa South African Medical Journal - The medico-legal aspects of anaesthetic deaths
|Article Title||The medico-legal aspects of anaesthetic deaths|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jul 1941|
|Pages||243 - 247|
|Keyword(s)||Anaesthetic death, Medico-legal and Pathology|
Section 86 of the Medical, Dental and Pharmcy Act has been rigidly and correctly interpreted by the superintendents of certain hospitals in Cape Town during recent years. A medico-legal classification of anaesthetic deaths has been suggested on the basis of a series of 41 autopsies performed in connection with deaths notified to the Magistrate, Cape Town, in terms of Section 86 of the Act.
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