Forensic Emergency Medicine / Edition 2

Forensic Emergency Medicine / Edition 2

by M. Christine Jackson, William S. Smock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781792746

ISBN-13: 9780781792745

Pub. Date: 09/28/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Updated for its Second Edition, this text provides the information emergency departments need about the medicolegal aspects of treating victims of violence, motor vehicle accidents, sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse, and intimate partner abuse. It offers detailed guidelines on interviewing and examining the victim and collecting, preserving, and documenting

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Overview

Updated for its Second Edition, this text provides the information emergency departments need about the medicolegal aspects of treating victims of violence, motor vehicle accidents, sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse, and intimate partner abuse. It offers detailed guidelines on interviewing and examining the victim and collecting, preserving, and documenting evidence for legal proceedings. The book includes a chapter by an attorney on expert testimony and a chapter on forensic photography. A full-color photo insert illustrates injury patterns and key evidence. This edition provides increased coverage of motor vehicle accidents, DNA evidence, and new drugs of abuse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781792745
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
Board Review Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Perpetrators
John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker

The Victims of Violence
Carroll Ann Ellis

Interviewing Techniques
Peggy L. Johnson and John S. O'Brien, II

Forensic Emergency Medicine: Penetrating Trauma
William S. Smock

Forensic Emergency Medicine: Motor Vehicle Crashes
William S. Smock

Forensic Examination of Victims and Perpetrators of Sexual Assault
M. Christine Jackson, Judith A. Linden, and Annie Lewis-O'Connor

Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault of Adolescents
V. Jill Kempthorne

Child Sexual Assault
Mesa Leventhal Baker

Child Abuse
Rich Lichenstein and Adrienne H. Suggs

Elder Abuse
Adam J. Geroff and Jonathan S. Olshaker

Treating Survivors of Intimate Partner Abuse: Forensic Identification and Documentation
Daniel J. Sheridan

New Drugs of Abuse
K. Sophia Dyer

DNA Evidence
Rosalind A. Bowman, Teri J. Labbe, and Kimberly A. Mullings

Law Enforcement
Donald E. Steinhice

Sexual Assault and the Criminal Justice System
Sharon A.H. May

Testifying
Sharon A.H. May

Forensic Photography in the Emergency Department
William S. Smock and Patrick E. Besant-Matthews

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