Forensic Medicine: Clinical and Pathological Aspects

Forensic Medicine: Clinical and Pathological Aspects

by Jason Payne-James
     
 
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.

Overview

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.

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From the Publisher
'… complete and informative book … provides readable, well illustrated, and detailed information on all aspects of forensic work. It is a valuable resource for forensic pathologists, physicians, and coroners, as well as for police investigators and lawyers … The book devotes an excellent chapter on how to assess the fitness of a detainee to be interviewed … This book answers many of the important questions of forensic medicine - the what, how, and when.' British Medical Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841100265
Publisher:
Greenwich Medical Media Limited
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 10.87(h) x 1.97(d)

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