Developing Protocols for Disaster Victim Identification

Developing Protocols for Disaster Victim Identification

by Jane Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 3838380746

ISBN-13: 9783838380742

Pub. Date: 08/15/2010

Publisher: AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG.

Identification of the victims of a mass fatality incident is considered a basic human right. Forensic odontology frequently makes a significant contribution to the identification process following major disasters, and is considered a primary identifier in the Interpol Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) Guidelines. Many authors have indicated that to achieve

Overview

Identification of the victims of a mass fatality incident is considered a basic human right. Forensic odontology frequently makes a significant contribution to the identification process following major disasters, and is considered a primary identifier in the Interpol Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) Guidelines. Many authors have indicated that to achieve identification with dignity and respect requires practical guidelines and standard operating procedures. No internationally accepted guidelines currently exist for the practice of forensic odontology in DVI situations. This book documents the development of a comprehensive practice guide for use by Australian forensic odontologists in a mass fatality incident.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783838380742
Publisher:
AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG.
Publication date:
08/15/2010
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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