Erhan Buken

Erhan Buken

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It is difficult and subjective to evaluate how much of the treatment information given has been understood by the patient during the informing process. Various court decisions show that courts expect a hundred percent success in the informing process. This research was conducted to observe the effectiveness of written and verbal information given u...
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The concept of brain death is a product of modern medicine. It was developed more than 30 years ago to resolve issues arising from medical life-support technology and organ transplants. Traditionally, a pronouncement of death is based upon the cessation of pulse and breathing. By contrast, brain death is based upon a patient being comatose, having...
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In the study; it is aimed to examine the personal, environmental, and incident factors that may affect the mental health of the victims of sexual abuse and to discuss the data in the light of the literature. Total 449 (8.7%) cases that were sent with a history of sexual abuse in 5157 cases, which were reported between 2005 and 2012 in the Departmen...
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Amaç: Çalışmanın amacı, Anadolu popülasyonundaki palatal ruga örneklerini, sayı, uzunluk, şekil, yan dallarıyla birleşme ve yerleşim yönleri açısından incelemek, cinsiyetlere göre dağılımını belirlemek, palatal rugaların adli vakalarda ve afet kurbanlarının kimliklendirilmesinde cinsiyet tayini için kullanılabilirliğini sorgulamaktır. Gereç ve Yön...
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Amaç: Çalışmanın amacı, Anadolu popülasyonundaki palatal ruga örneklerini, sayı, uzunluk, şekil, yan dallarıyla birleşme ve yerleşim yönleri açısından incelemek, cinsiyetlere göre dağılımını belirlemek, palatal rugaların adli vakalarda ve afet kurbanlarının kimliklendirilmesinde cinsiyet tayini için kullanılabilirliğini sorgulamaktır. Gereç ve Yön...
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Objective Although dentists are valuable assets in identification teams during disaster events, forensic dentistry is not used effectively in the identification studies conducted in Turkey, and the importance of dental data is ignored. The aim of this study was to determine the level of knowledge of dentists regarding their duties and responsibilit...
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Bosanma davalari ulkemizde her gecen yil artan siklikta gorulmektedir. Bu davalarda basvuran ciftlerin eger cocuklari varsa davalarda bir de cocugun velayetinin kime verileceginin belirlenmesi gerekmektedir. Bir cocugun gelisimini saglikli bir bicimde tamamlayabilmesi icin ebeveyn, ebeveynligin gereklerini yerine getirebilmelidir. Ebeveynin ebeveyn...
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Background. Currently, sectors rendering service for the public such as health, education transport and etc. are frequently exposed to violence without discriminating between age, gender, educational level and occupation. Within these sectors, health sector constitutes the most risky group because it generally renders service to individuals who are...
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Objective: The aim of this study is to discuss the reliability and utility of Demirjian method used at calculating dental age determination with the help of using the data of other countries. Materials and Methods: The data of 22 studies, in which dental age determination was done by Demirjian method between the age of 7 - 11 age range from differ...
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Objective: This study has been carried out in order to determine the demographic properties, application reasons and qualifications of the legal reports prepared of the forensic cases in the group of 0-18 ages that applies to the Emergency Service of Başkent University Ankara Hospital and to compare the data obtained with similar studies. Materials...
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Objective: In this study, our aim was to analyze the cases who had been exposed to sexual abuse by the individuals whom the internet user was acquainted with via social networks, and met them outdoors with the intention to distract attention to the potential dangers of social networks, and also discuss possible measures to be taken to ensure safe u...
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Article 9 of the Universal Declaration Of The Rights Of Children regulates that children are not to be employed before having reached a certain age. Both in our country and the world, the method and principles of the employement of the underaged, the duration of their shifts and break intervals and the amounts they are to earn have been subject to...
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PURPOSE: The allegations about the breach of disciplinary code in the Ankara Chamber of Dentists, the topic of the allegation and the specifications of the people whom allegedly breached the code are examined. METHOD: 198 files charging 116 dentists have been examined in this study. The nature of the allegation, the age, sex, professional position...
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The first mention of clinical trials in a legal document occurred in Turkey many years before the Helsinki Declaration or Belmont report; issued in 1926, the Code of Pharmaceutical Products and Preparations No. 1262 law carries the statement: "Experimental drugs can be used in a patient only by his/her permission". Then the other regulation is the...
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Aim: The purpose of our study was to determine the accuracy of Tanner-Whitehouse 3 (TW3-RUS) bone age (BA) assessments for forensic age estimations of Turkish children. Materials and methods: Plain radiographs of left hands and wrists of 324 children were evaluated. Mean chronological age (CA) was compared with mean bone age (BA) according to the T...
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According to the Turkish Penal Code; health professionals are obliged to inform judicial authorities in case they come across with any crime indication while performing their tasks. Researches on child abuse involve the subject of crime qualitative acts. In researches at clinical settings, ifsome findings of child abuse are found there is no doubt...
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This study aimed to examine the behaviors of high school students exposed to firearms and firearms- related violence, which they had perpetrated or witnessed, and whether or not these events were related to stress. The study was conducted in Düzce province, which is characterised by the widespread use of firearms. A questionnaire was prepared to as...
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The University of Iowa Child Protection Program collaborated with Turkish professionals to develop a training program on child abuse and neglect during 2002-2006 with the goals of increasing professional awareness and number of multidisciplinary teams (MDT), regional collaborations, and assessed cases. This paper summarizes the 5-year outcome. A te...
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Three atlases-the GOK, the Greulich-Pyle (GP), and the Tanner-Whitehouse (TW3)-are used frequently for age determination in Turkey. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the applicability of these three methods related to the skeletal age assessment for Turkish adolescents. The conventional roentgenograms of the left hands and wrists, elbows, s...
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Materials and Methods: Plain radiographs of 248 females and 298 males between 11 and 22 years of age were taken. Paired sample t-tests, Pearson correlation coefficients, and linear regression were used to determine the differences and model the relationships between mean skeletal (bone) age (BA) and mean chronological age (CA), using SPSS 11.5 stat...
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A number of new drugs are currently being tested at a number of sites in a variety of States, but not without public opposition to some of these clinical trials. Researchers from developed States must therefore continuously face a variety of socio-political problems, especially since opposition to biological, biomedical and behavioural research con...
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Estimation of age is an important task for forensic experts especially in developing countries where birth records are often not well maintained. In this study, we investigated whether or not the Greulich-Pyle (G-P) method is sufficient at forensic age estimation for Turkish children. Plain radiographies of left hands and wrists of 492 (241 (49.0%)...
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A new Turkish Penal Code came into effect on 1 June 2005. Article 280 concerns health care workers' failure to report a crime. This article removes the responsibility from health care workers to maintain confidentiality, but also removes patients' right to confidentiality. It provides for up to one year of imprisonment for a health care worker who,...
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The concept of brain death is a product of modern medicine. It was developed more than 30 years ago to resolve issues arising from medical life-support technology and organ transplants. Traditionally, a pronouncement of death is based upon the cessation of pulse and breathing. By contrast, brain death is based upon a patient being comatose, having...
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In recent years in Turkey, the number of claims regarding the professional responsibilities of physicians has clearly increased. Most of these claims are due to cases in which a medical treatment was not required or when unavoidable results occured. The most reliable defense against these claims is to agree on protocols for standard diagnostic and...
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It is accepted throughout the world today that a new approach is needed to health care, one that brings to the forefront the role of economic development. This situation has also increased the importance of the health care sector and health data have begun to take a significant place in countries' development indicators. Health care services as a b...
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"Patient Rights", "experimental subject rights", "experimental animal rights", "medical ethics", and "legal sanctions" are subjects that have begun to appear frequently in our medical practice and medical literature. How we arrive at the core meaning of these concepts that we are using and what they express to us or in general has begun to gain imp...
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The Forensic Medicine Association was established in Turkey by law number 2659 for the purpose of providing expertise in legal cases. In this study the opinions given by the lawcourts and public defenders in the Forensic Medicine Association's First, Second, Third, and Fifth Specialization Divisions between the years 1990 and 2000 (approximately 68...
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This paper will discuss the placebo, a subject that has been reflected in scientific literature with its confusion of concepts and whose characteristics have been discussed throughout medical history. First we will look at the concept of placebo from the point of view of medical history, then we will attempt to define placebo and the placebo effect...
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ABSTRACT: This study evaluated 372 cases of post-traumatic extremity vessel lesions, for which the Forensic Medicine Council, Istanbul, Turkey prepared medicolegal evaluation reports between 1998 and 2000.The study group (n=372) comprised of 346 men (93.0%) and 26 women (6.9%), and their ages ranged between 6 and 73 years (30.18 ± 6.13). There were...
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The placebo effect is the measurable, observable effect or perceivable improvement in health state not attributable to the treatment. This effect is believed by many people to be due to the placebo itself in some mysterious way. A placebo (Latin for "I shall please") is a medication or treatment believed by the administrator of the treatment to be...
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The issue of patients' rights is relatively unknown in our country but it is often recalled when an incident of death or disability is suspected as being caused by a physician's error. However patients' rights are being violated thousands of times every day in our country. More than these patients' rights' violations, the essential point is the lac...
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The issue of patients' rights is relatively unknown in our country but it is often recalled when an incident of death or disability is suspected as being caused by a physician's error. However patients' rights are being violated thousands of times every day in our country. More than these patients' rights' violations, the essential point is the lac...
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Medical ethics and law in clinical drug research are the two main points that have been discussed in public and medical circles. Conducting drug research on "easily affected and vulnerable groups", such as psychiatric patients, has always been a controversial issue in medicine. How should human subjects be protected, especially psychiatric patients...

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