Faith healers, myths and deaths

Wasti, Harihar and Kanchan, Tanuj and Acharya, Jenash (2015) Faith healers, myths and deaths. Medico-Legal Journal, 83 (3). pp. 136-138.

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Abstract

Science and myth have been closely linked and argued upon by philosophers, educationalists, scientists, enthusiasts and the general public. Faith healing, when added as an adjuvant or alternative aid to medical science, will not necessarily be confined to mere arguments and debates but may also give rise to series of complications, medical emergencies and even result in death. We present an unusual case where reliance on faith healing led to the death of a young man.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Faith healing, myth, death, autopsy, Nepal
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Forensic Medicine
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2015 11:20
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2015 11:20
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144143

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