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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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JIMENEZ QUIROS, David. Aplicación de criterios médico legales en la relación de causalidad. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 2015, vol.32, n.2, pp.74-82. ISSN 2215-5287.

Establishing causation is one of the most important elements in the assessment of body damage, this because from it sat the basis of forensic medical expertise also gets sufficient information to the attention of the Judicial Authority to determine the cause and severity of injury and impairment of the psychophysical integrity evaluated. The present review aims to present different legal medical criteria for the realization of the causal link, applicable not only traumatic injuries but also to changes caused by natural disease processes.

Keywords : Relationship; causality; assessment; damage; personal; criteria; injuries; disorders.

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