Forensic Pathology

Forensic Pathology : Principles and Practice

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Two volume professional reference for forensic pathologists indicating all they need to know on forensic pathology in adults v children. Coverage includes natural diseases, trauma, and toxins.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 2300 pages
  • 216 x 279mm
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0123750636
  • 9780123750631
  • 1,786,890

Table of contents

VOLUME 1 (General and Adult Forensic Pathology)

Introduction 1. Principles of death investigation 2. Systems of death investigation 3. Evidence-based forensic pathology 4. When forensic pathology fails...

Foundations of Forensic Pathology 1. Death scene investigation 2. Evaluation of supportive historical data 3. The forensic autopsy - external examination 4. The forensic autopsy - radiologic techniques 5. The forensic autopsy - internal examination 6. Ancillary studies 7. Synthesis 8. The postmortem interval 9. Personal identification

Diagnostic Forensic Pathology - Natural Disease 1. Introduction 2. Interactions between natural disease and non-natural factors 3. "Complications" of medical therapy 4. Central nervous system 5. Cardiovascular 6. Respiratory 7. Hepatobiliary and pancreas 8. Gastrointestinal 9. Gynecologic and obstetric 10. Endocrine 11. Blood and bone marrow 12. Infectious disease and sepsis 13. Allergic and immunologic 14. Acute psychiatric and emotional disorders

Diagnostic Forensic Pathology - Trauma, Toxin and the Environment 1. Blunt trauma 2. Sharp trauma 3. Firearms injuries 4. Asphyxia 5. Environmental injuries 6. Bioterrorism and chemical agents 7. Toxicology

Special Topics 1. The negative autopsy 2. Transportation fatalities 3. Recreational fatalities 4. Industrial fatalities and workers compensation 5. Mass disasters 6. Death in custody 7. Artifacts of resuscitation 8. Elder abuse 9. Sexual battery 10. Religious and sociocultural practices 11. Religious objection to autopsy 12. Forensic neuropathology 13. Forensic dermatopathology 14. Forensic osteology 15. Forensic odontology 16. Forensic radiology 17. Forensic photography 18. Forensic histopathology 19. Organ transplantation 20. On-the-job safety and security 21. Providing a second opinion 22. Courtroom testimony 23. Research in forensic pathology 24. Principles of medical statistics 25. Teaching forensic pathology 26. The ethical forensic pathologist 27. Principles of QA/QC 28. Principles of management 29. Building or rebuilding a system of death investigation

Critical Appraisal of the Forensic Literature
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About David Dolinak

Evan Matshes is the Assistant Chief Medical Examiner for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He has published and lectured extensively in human anatomy and osteology, the neurosciences, and forensic pathology. In addition to his aforementioned textbook publishing, he was also a co-author on "An Atlas of Human Osteology , released in 2000 in Canada. David Dolinak is Chief Medical Examiner for Austin, TX. He has published and lectured extensively in the neurosciences and forensic pathology. In conjunction with Evan Matshes he has produced the very well received text "Medicolegal Neuropathology: A Color Atlas.
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