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An autopsy is an action that performs slicing on the corpse to search for the cause of death, the time of death, and may be related to death way. Family autopsy rejection increases from year to year around the world. In Indonesia, the main issue of rejection by the family includes religious or belief reasons and humanitarian reason. Virtual Autopsy is a breath of fresh air for the forensic doctor, radiology doctor, community and hospital to deal with conventional autopsy rejection. The minimally invasive method offered by this technology has the potential to increase the prevalence of autopsy, especially in Indonesia. The purpose of this study, the writer wants to know how the readiness of forensic specialist doctor if this method is applied in Indonesia to handle the forensic case by using PMCT. This research is qualitative descriptive research. The data collected by giving the questionnaire to 75 respondents, namely Forensic specialist doctor from 24 provinces in Indonesia at the National Congress and the Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Forensic Doctors Association, held in Bandung on May 16-18, 2016. The data processed by using Ms. Excel 2013. The variables studied are the opinion of forensic specialist doctors when a virtual autopsy is applied in Indonesia to handle the forensic case and their knowledge of virtual autopsy The results of the study indicate that 83% of respondents are not ready when virtual autopsy is applied in Indonesia to handle forensic case with the most reason that conventional autopsy is more superior than virtual otopsy, 12% state ready if virtual autopsy is applied in Indonesia to handle forensic case on the most reason that virtual autopsy is more accurate and fast, and 5% do not argue. For the average knowledge already knows the existence of this method, but still, do not know how to use the tool of virtual autopsy.
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Ekawati, A., & Basbeth, F. (2018). The readiness of Forensic Specialist Doctor in using Multi-Slice Computed Tomography (MSCT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Multi-Phase Post Mortem Computed Tomography Angiography (MPMCTA) to handle the forensic case in Indonesia. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ETHICS, TRAUMA & VICTIMOLOGY, 4(01), 18-21. Retrieved from https://ijetv.org/index.php/IJETV/article/view/1011
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