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Forensic Medicine

Forensic Medicine
Clinical and Pathological Aspects

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Professor A. A. J. Adgey, Professor A. Aggrawal, Dr C. Aitken, Dr G. Bennett, Professor Dr Med P. Betz, Dr W. H. Birkby, Dr S. Black, Professor R. Bluglass, Dr S. Boos, Ms S. Burn, Professor R. Byard, Dr J. T. Cairns, Dr E. J. Carter, Dr D. Chiasson, Professor J. G. Clement, Dr P. N. Cooper, Professor S. Cordner, Dr S. Dana, Dr J. Davis, Dr V. Di Maio, Professor W. Eisenmenger, Dr M. Elfawal, Professor D. Emer, Dr Z. Erzinclioglu, Dr D. Faugno, Dr P. Fornes, Dr L. C. Fulginiti, Dr T. Gilg, Dr B. Girardin, Dr C. Giroud, Dr M. P. W. Grocott, Dr W. Goodwin, Dr E. S. Gray, Professor J. Henry, Dr C. Henssge, Dr J. Hiss, Dr J. Howitt, Dr S. Ingram, Dr T. Kahana, Dr J. Keeling, Dr T. Kondo, Dr G. Lau, Dr R. J. Levin, Dr A. Linacre, Professor Dr Med B. Ludes, Dr P. Lunetta, Dr V. Lynch, Professor Dr Med B. Madea, Professor P. Mangin, Mr P. Marks, Dr T. Marrs, Dr T. P. Mathew, Dr J. McCann, Dr I. B. A. Menown, Dr C. Meux, Dr G. Norfolk, Dr J. Obafunwa, Dr T. Ohshima, Dr A. Parfitt, Professor A. Pentilla, Dr A. T. Proudfoot, Dr D. Ranson, Dr S. Robinson, Dr A. Rosas, Dr J. Rowe, Dr G. Rutty, Dr W. Smock, Dr M. Stark, Dr C. E.-S. Teo, Dr M. J. Thali, Professor Dr Med J. Thomsen, Dr A. van Es, Professor P. Vanezis, Inspector G. Vardon-Smith, Dr J. Welsh, Dr J. Wyatt, Dr J. G. Young
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  • Date Published: December 2002
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print June 2011
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781841100265

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  • This edited, multi-author, multi-national book is intended to provide state-of-the-art information about the forensic aspects of medicine and related fields for those involved in the clinical and pathological forensic aspects of the care, assessment, investigation and diagnosis of victims, perpetrators and assailants and others involved in police or judicial systems. Each chapter is written by an acknowledged specialist and established authority within the particular field and this book is intended to become the standard reference work on the forensic aspects of forensic medicine and healthcare. Each chapter, when appropriate, will suggest clear guidelines for the practical applications of issues discussed and will be fully referenced with the most up-to-date or most authoritative references and clear illustrations, tables and algorithms for practical guidance. The book will be divided into a number of sections, concerned with the different aspects of forensic medicine, for ease of reference.

    • International
    • Multidisciplinary: cutting-edge coverage of every topic
    • Comprehensive scope enables the reader to get all of the information they need from a single text
    • Fully illustrated throughout, many figures in colour
    • Shortlisted for the Society of Authors and RSM Medical Book Awards 2003
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    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2002
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781841100265
    • length: 840 pages
    • dimensions: 282 x 226 x 50 mm
    • weight: 3.195kg
    • contains: 500 b/w illus.
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print June 2011
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. General Issues 1. History and development of forensic medicine:
    2. Death investigations
    3. Shari'ah law and the judicial system
    4. Forensic medicine and human rights
    5. Scenes of crime - the pathologist and others
    6. Clinical and pathological assessment of war crimes
    7. The forensic investigation of mass graves and war crimes
    Part II. Causes and Investigation of Death and Injury:
    8. Pathophysiology of wound healing
    9. Timing of death
    10. Custody and restraint deaths
    11. Suicide, accident, murder or natural death
    12. Gunshot trauma
    13. Environmental factors causing disease and death
    14. Injuries and death caused by heat and electricity
    15. Perioperative deaths
    16. Maternal death
    17. Unexpected infant and childhood death
    18. Drowning
    19. Asphyxia
    20. Death in the course of sports
    21. Diving injuries and barotrauma
    22. Sharp force trauma
    23. Head injury (fatal and non-fatal)
    24. The pathology of trauma and death associated with falls from heights
    25. Fire deaths
    Part III. Practical investigation and management:
    26. The physiology of male and femal sexual arousal
    27. Age estimation in the living
    28. Adult sexual assaults: practical management
    29. Child and adolescent sexual assaults (childhood sexual abuse)
    30. Child physical and emotional abuse
    31. Elder abuse
    32. Physical illness in custody
    33. Mental disorder in prison
    34. Substance misuse
    35. Transportation medicine
    36. Assault and injury in the living
    37. Mass disaster organisation
    38. Methodology and practical application of DNA profiling
    39. Fitness to be interviewed
    40. Drug assay and interpretation of results
    41. Agrochemical poisoning
    42. Medicinal drug poisoning: clinical and forensic implications
    Part IV. Related Specialties:
    43. Role of and techniques in forensic anthropology
    44. Role of and techniques in forensic haematogenetics - paternity testing
    45. Role of and techniques in forensic odontology
    46. Role of and techniques in forensic psychology
    47. Role of and techniques in forensic psychiatry
    48. Role of and techniques in forensic imaging
    49. Role of and techniques in forensic entomology
    50. Statistical techniques and their role in evidence interpretation
    51. Report writing for the courts and for lawyers.

  • Editors

    Jason Payne-James, Forensic Healthcare Services Ltd, London

    Anthony Busuttil, University of Edinburgh

    William Smock, University of Louisville, Kentucky

    Contributors

    Professor A. A. J. Adgey, Professor A. Aggrawal, Dr C. Aitken, Dr G. Bennett, Professor Dr Med P. Betz, Dr W. H. Birkby, Dr S. Black, Professor R. Bluglass, Dr S. Boos, Ms S. Burn, Professor R. Byard, Dr J. T. Cairns, Dr E. J. Carter, Dr D. Chiasson, Professor J. G. Clement, Dr P. N. Cooper, Professor S. Cordner, Dr S. Dana, Dr J. Davis, Dr V. Di Maio, Professor W. Eisenmenger, Dr M. Elfawal, Professor D. Emer, Dr Z. Erzinclioglu, Dr D. Faugno, Dr P. Fornes, Dr L. C. Fulginiti, Dr T. Gilg, Dr B. Girardin, Dr C. Giroud, Dr M. P. W. Grocott, Dr W. Goodwin, Dr E. S. Gray, Professor J. Henry, Dr C. Henssge, Dr J. Hiss, Dr J. Howitt, Dr S. Ingram, Dr T. Kahana, Dr J. Keeling, Dr T. Kondo, Dr G. Lau, Dr R. J. Levin, Dr A. Linacre, Professor Dr Med B. Ludes, Dr P. Lunetta, Dr V. Lynch, Professor Dr Med B. Madea, Professor P. Mangin, Mr P. Marks, Dr T. Marrs, Dr T. P. Mathew, Dr J. McCann, Dr I. B. A. Menown, Dr C. Meux, Dr G. Norfolk, Dr J. Obafunwa, Dr T. Ohshima, Dr A. Parfitt, Professor A. Pentilla, Dr A. T. Proudfoot, Dr D. Ranson, Dr S. Robinson, Dr A. Rosas, Dr J. Rowe, Dr G. Rutty, Dr W. Smock, Dr M. Stark, Dr C. E.-S. Teo, Dr M. J. Thali, Professor Dr Med J. Thomsen, Dr A. van Es, Professor P. Vanezis, Inspector G. Vardon-Smith, Dr J. Welsh, Dr J. Wyatt, Dr J. G. Young

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