Forensic Pathology

Forensic Pathology

by Dominick DiMaio, Vincent J.M. DiMaio, M.D., Vincent J. Di Maio, Vincent J.M. Di Maio
     
 

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Medicolegal investigation of death is the most crucial and significant function of the medical examiner within the criminal justice system. The medical examiner is primarily concerned with violent, sudden, unexpected, and suspicious deaths and is responsible for determining the cause and manner of death, identifying the deceased, determining the approximate time of

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Medicolegal investigation of death is the most crucial and significant function of the medical examiner within the criminal justice system. The medical examiner is primarily concerned with violent, sudden, unexpected, and suspicious deaths and is responsible for determining the cause and manner of death, identifying the deceased, determining the approximate time of death and injury, collecting evidence from the body, issuing the death certificate, and documenting these events through an official autopsy report. The basis of the medicolegal investigation is forensic pathology.Written for both medical and investigative professionals, Forensic Pathology, Second Edition presents an overview of medicolegal investigative systems. Completely updated, the book examines investigative techniques and procedures that lead to obtaining accurate conclusions of death by homicide, accident, or suicide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849395031
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Series:
Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations Series , #27
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.23(d)

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