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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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ARBOINE CIPHAS, Maureen. Causalidad y responsabilidad médica. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 2015, vol.32, n.2, pp.33-40. ISSN 2215-5287.

From the beginning of live there always questions about why things happen, men have the wish to look for the cause and effect of them in different field of the live. The forensic expert evaluation is fundamental to determine the causes and the effects or consequenses that this produce in different situation on the integrity of the person who demand through the causation relation or the causal nexus, that permit to unit them with a possible author and establish the presence or not of the injury caused, and in this way determine the responsibility of the author of and ilicit act. In this article in particular, based on terms of medical responsibility, therefore asesorate the Judicial Autority to concede justice.

Keywords : Causation; causal nexus; causation relation; medical responsability.

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