VLSD7X1c Forensic Medicine - practice

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. MUDr. Miroslav Hirt, CSc. (lecturer)
MUDr. Mgr. Bc. Tomáš Vojtíšek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Michal Zelený, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jan Krajsa, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Andrea Brzobohatá, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Pexa (lecturer)
MUDr. Miroslav Ďatko, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Martin Zeman (lecturer)
MUDr. Kateřina Grusová (lecturer)
Mgr. Jan Pivnička, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Michal Srník (lecturer)
Marcela Belková (assistant)
Květa Blatná (assistant)
Taťána Řezáčová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
MUDr. Mgr. Bc. Tomáš Vojtíšek, Ph.D.
Department of Forensic Medicine - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Květa Blatná
Supplier department: Department of Forensic Medicine - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
Prerequisites (in Czech)
VLPA0622p Pathology II - lecture || VSPA0622p Pathology II - lecture
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of this course, students: have basic skills in thanatology, should be oriented in the problems of the origin of a lot of kinds of injuries and sudden death, have basic skills in forensic toxicology, genetics and serology including their using in practice, should be oriented in medical and criminal law in medicine, should be able to examinate dead person
Learning outcomes
After completing the course the student will be able to:
- understand and describe the system of Forensic Medicine service in the Czech Republic, especially the autopsies;
- understand and identify basic injury mechanisms due to external factors and poisons;
- understand the course of changes after death on the human body;
- understand the relations between medical workers and prosecuting authorities
  • Changes after death
    Sudden and unexpected death
    Blunt injuries including proglems of traffic accidents
    Sharply-cut injuries
    Firearms injuries
    Forensic alcohology
    Forensic toxicology, genetics and serology
    Injury due to heat, cold and electricity
    required literature
  • HIRT, Miroslav. Soudní lékařství. 1. vydání. Praha: Grada, 2015. 240 stran. ISBN 9788024756806. info
  • HIRT, Miroslav and František VOREL. Soudní lékařství. 1. vydání. Praha: Grada, 2016. 232 stran. ISBN 9788027102686. info
  • HIRT, Miroslav, Tomáš VOJTÍŠEK, Lukáš PRUDIL, Roman HEINZ, František VOREL, Miroslav DVOŘÁK, Petr HEJNA and Michal BERAN. Medicína a trestní právo. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2011. 87 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5508-7. info
  • HIRT, Miroslav, Dalibor STRATIL, Tomáš PEXA and M. PEŠTÁLOVÁ. Forensic Medicine. Brno: Masarykova univerzita Brno, 1999. 76 pp. ISBN 80-210-2094-6. info
    recommended literature
  • HIRT, Miroslav, Michal BERAN, Miroslav ĎATKO, Petr HEJNA, Jan CHRASTINA, Martin JANÍK, Ivana KOMÁREKOVÁ, Jan KRAJSA, Zdeněk NOVÁK, Ivo ŘÍHA, Lubomír STRAKA, Miroslav ŠAFR, Pavel TOUPALÍK, Andrea VLČKOVÁ, Tomáš VOJTÍŠEK, Milan VOTAVA and Michal ZELENÝ. Tupá poranění v soudním lékařství (Blunt injury in forensic medicine). 1.vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2011. 192 pp. ISBN 978-80-247-4194-9. info
  • HIRT, Miroslav, Andrea BRZOBOHATÁ, Miroslav ĎATKO, Jan KRAJSA, Tomáš VOJTÍŠEK, Michal ZELENÝ, Miloš SOKOL, Kateřina HIRTOVÁ and Aleš VÉMOLA. Dopravní nehody v soudním lékařství a soudním inženýrství (Traffic accidents in forensic medicine and forensic engineering). 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2012. 151 pp. ISBN 978-80-247-4308-0. info
  • Soudní lékařství. Edited by František Vorel. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 1999. 600 s. ISBN 8071697281. info
  • STRAKA, Lubomír, Miroslav HIRT, František NOVOMESKÝ, Michal ZELENÝ, Jozef KRAJČOVIČ, Tomáš VOJTÍŠEK, František ŠTULLER, Jan KRAJSA, Martin JANÍK, Andrea BRZOBOHATÁ, Ivana KOMÁREKOVÁ, Vladimír ANTONÍN, Janka BUCHANCOVÁ and Oto OSINA. Kompendium súdnolekárskej toxikológie. Martin SR, 2012. 179 pp. ISBN 978-80-8063-378-3. info
  • HIRT, Miroslav, Lubomír STRAKA, Michal ZELENÝ, Jozef KRAJČOVIČ, Tomáš VOJTÍŠEK, František ŠTULLER, Jan KRAJSA, Andrea BRZOBOHATÁ and Vladimír ANTONÍN. Toxikologie a jiné laboratorní metody ve forenzní praxi. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2011. 51 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5477-6. info
  • HIRT, Miroslav and František NOVOMESKÝ. Alkohologie v soudním lékařství. Martin SR, 2011. ISBN 978-80-8063-367-7. info
  • JASON, Payne-James, W.Byard ROGER, S Corey TRACEY and Henderson CAROL. Encyklopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 2005. ISBN 0-12-547970-0. info
  • PAYNE-JAMES, Jason. Simpson's forensic medicine. 13th ed. London: Hodder Arnold, 2011. x, 253. ISBN 9780340986035. info
Teaching methods
Practical lectures are organized in week-blocks and are focused on presenting the Forensic Medicine as a multidisciplinary subject, covering general and specialized questions of Forensic Medicine and Medical Legislation. During the lectures, illustrative cases are reported to students using photographs and video records. Current cases are demonstrated directly at the autopsy room. Lectures are focused on the basics of Forensic Medicine and laboratory methods, such as histology, serology, toxicology and molecular biology.
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Information on course enrolment limitations: 15 - 25 studentů na jeden kurz
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Autumn 2000, Spring 2001, Autumn 2001, Spring 2002, Autumn 2002, Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, spring 2020, autumn 2020.
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