Qudsia Hassan

Qudsia Hassan
Ziauddin University · forensic medicine & toxicology

M.B.B.S, FCPS, PhD

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Introduction
Qudsia Hassan currently works at the forensic medicine & toxicology, Ziauddin University. Qudsia does research in forensic biochemistry & forensic age estimations. Their current project is 'FORENSIC MEDICINE.'
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Objective: This study will provide us the details about the vulnerable population in relation to suicidal attempts by ingesting paraphenylenediamine and will help in designing focused preventive measures to address this serious health issue while reducing the burden on healthcare resources. Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was car...
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Author’s note: This is previously unpublished supplementary material (data tables and figures) we thought would benefit the larger research community in understanding the context, hospital location, population distribution, and nature of injuries and autopsy trends in our original article published in 2013.
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Poisoning is a socio medical problem in almost all parts of the world. The prevalence of poisoning, types of poison and the associated morbidity and mortality varies from one country to another and even in one country it varies from one place to another and it may change over a period of time. To determine the pattern, incidence and mortality rate...
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The Hazara population across Durand line has experienced extensive interaction with Central Asian and East Asian populations. Hazara individuals have typical Mongolian facial appearances and they called themselves descendants of Genghis Khan’s army. The people who speak the Balochi language are called Baloch. Previously, a worldwide analysis of Y-c...
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Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study is to find out awareness levels about legislation/authorization and objectives of autopsy amongst the general public, in addition to their opinions about the topic based on the different levels of education. Methods: A cross-sectional questionnaire-based study design was implemented to collect data on...
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Background: Burns are associated with morbidity and mortality and have greatly affected mankind. They form the fourth most type of trauma encountered worldwide, preceded by traffic accidents and homicidal violence. In the south Asian region the deaths associated with burns are considered second to accidents.
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Objective: To estimate age through aspartic acid racemization of human dentin for forensic analysis, and to calculate the margin of error between chronological age and estimated age by racemization method. Study design: Cross-sectional comparative study. Place and duration of study: Dental Outpatients' Department, Ziauddin Hospital, Karachi, f...
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Background: Crime on gunpoint has increased in metropolis of Karachi in last many years with increasing mortality & morbidity so what could be done to minimize it and how we can proceed further to make Kara-chi a peaceful city. The objective of this study is to evaluate whether more firearm laws & associated firm restrictions over the availability...
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Objective: To determine the mean age of fusion of medial end of clavicle by radiography. Study design: Cross-sectional study. Place and duration of study: Departments of Forensic Medicine, Dow Medical College and Ziauddin University, Karachi, from June 2010 to May 2011. Methodology: The subjects for this study were selected from various gove...
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Abstract OBJECTIVE: To determine the mean age of fusion of medial end of clavicle by radiography. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY: Departments of Forensic Medicine, Dow Medical College and Ziauddin University, Karachi, from June 2010 to May 2011. METHODOLOGY: The subjects for this study were selected from various...
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Background & Objective: A unique study conducted in Karachi with actual facts and figures based on autopsy findings of killings in Police encounters during last three years, also highlighting the number of killings which occurred during last three years along with age group, parts of body involved in such deaths along with areas of Karachi, so as t...
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Background: Rape is amongst the most prevalent sexual assault against women in Pakistan. 1i These bullets when fired damage the physical, psychological, social, and economical well being of the victim, culminating often into problems culminating in a myriad of social, psychological and medical problems.
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Background: The number and variety of medico-legal deaths has inflated tremendously in the recent years in relation to acts of terrorism using explosive material and street crimes which often result in tragic death.
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Amino acid racemisation is a reliable method to estimate age in developed countries. This pilot study was designed to determine the coefficient of amino acid racemisation (AAR) with reference to age in our population. The study also aimed to discuss reproducibility of this method on a larger scale.
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Domestic or Interpersonal Violence (IPV) remains a major global problem often resulting in morbidity and mortality. The present study was conducted to determine the scope of deaths related to domestic violence in the Khyber Pakhunkhwa province, Pakistan. Data were collected on all reported female fatalities due to domestic violence for the years 20...
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To study the demographic distribution of the victims of road traffic accidents that were presented for medico-legal autopsy in Karachi, identify fatal injuries, the identity of road users autopsied and the month-wise variation in performing autopsies. Descriptive cross-sectional study of autopsies conducted at the mortuaries of Civil Hospital Karac...
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Background: Trauma is one of leading cause of suffering to mankind. No study has yet been done to see the incidence, pattern of injury, outcome and declaration according to Qisas and Diyat in the city of Abbottabad. The objectives of the study were to determine the frequency of age and sex with type of lesion and causative weapon after trauma in a...
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Objective: To determine the distribution of finger print pattern among students of Ziauddin University belonging to different ethnic origins specifically pertaining to different ABO blood groups and also to correlate any relation between fingerprint pattern with ethnicity and ABO blood groups. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Place and Duration...
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Background: Sharp weapons are one of the most violent and abhorrent means of deaths. This study assesses the frequency of sharp weapon deaths in Karachi. Methods: This was a cross sectional study, and involves the deaths by sharp weapons autopsied in Karachi during Mar 2008–Feb 2009. Results: This study reports that the frequency of sharp weapon de...
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Trauma is one of leading cause of suffering to mankind. No study has yet been done to see the incidence, pattern of injury, outcome and declaration according to Qisas and Diyat in the city of Abbottabad. The objectives of the study were to determine the frequency of age and sex with type of lesion and causative weapon after trauma in a medico-legal...
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The objective of the study was the medico-legal assessment of sexual assault victims in Lahore, and to know the characteristics of the assailants in these cases. This study included all 123 female cases of alleged sexual assault that presented for medical examination at the office of the surgeon medico-legal Punjab at Lahore during 2002. Around 64%...
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Homicide is one of the oldest crimes in human history. Although a large number of dimensions have been added to this crime, the age-old factors like revenge, rage, jealousy and honour persist even today. This study was conducted jointly at the attached hospitals of Women Medical College and Ayub Medical College. Abbottabad to know the various dimen...

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Teeth as an age Estimation tool
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