Children and youth in forensic-medical views of Edmund Chróścielewski (1914–1998). Recollections on the centenary of his birthday

  • Zygmunt Przybylski Chair and Department of Forensic Medicine, 1st Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Metabolic Diseases, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
  • Marian Krawczyński 1st Chair of Pediatrics, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Keywords: children, youth, forensic-medical views, Edmund Chróścielewski

Abstract

Edmund Chróścielewski (1914–1998), professor, head of the Chair and Department of Forensic Medicine, Medical School in Poznań (1952–1985), political prisoner in concentration camp of Auschwitz, a soldier of the Home Army, participant of Warsaw Uprising, author of approximately 200 publications, i.a. within scopes of forensic medicine, social problems, war and occupation, including martyrology of Polish children, participant in identification of bodies in Katyń graves, multi-year guardian of the University Sports Club (AZS).