Medical Murder, Munchausen and Control: An Analysis of Homicides in Medical Settings

Kenna Quinet, Indiana Purdue University Indianapolis

Homicide in medical settings by employees (e.g. doctors, nurses) and/or clients (e.g. Munchausen) is difficult to define, track and quantify. This paper summarizes the different types of known homicides that have occurred in medial settings, where and how and how often these homicides have occurred and discusses the shared variable of control across the different types of medical murders.

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Updated 05/20/2006