Gunshot Wounds: Practical Aspects of Firearms, Ballistics, and Forensic Techniques / Edition 2

Gunshot Wounds: Practical Aspects of Firearms, Ballistics, and Forensic Techniques / Edition 2

by Vincent J.M. DiMaio, M.D.
     
 

Written by the nation's foremost authority on gunshot wounds and forensic techniques as they relate to firearm injuries, Gunshot Wounds: Practical Aspects of Firearms, Ballistics, and Forensic Techniques, Second Edition provides critical information on gunshot wounds and the weapons and ammunition used to inflict them. The book describes practical aspects of

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Written by the nation's foremost authority on gunshot wounds and forensic techniques as they relate to firearm injuries, Gunshot Wounds: Practical Aspects of Firearms, Ballistics, and Forensic Techniques, Second Edition provides critical information on gunshot wounds and the weapons and ammunition used to inflict them. The book describes practical aspects of ballistics, wound ballistics, and the classification of various wounds caused by handguns, bang guns, rifles, and shotguns. The final chapters explain autopsy technique and procedure and laboratory analysis relating to weapons and gunshot evidence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849381638
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/30/1998
Series:
Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations Series, #62
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
422
Sales rank:
910,632
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Firearms and Ammunition The Forensic Aspects of Ballistics Wound Ballistics An Introduction to the Classification of Gunshot Wounds Wounds Due to Handguns Wounds from .22 Caliber Rimfire Weapons Wounds from Centerfire Rifles Wounds from Shotguns Bloody Bodies and Bloody Scenes Miscellaneous Weapons and Ammunition X-rays Detection of Gunshot Residues Correct Handling of Deaths from Firearms Suicide by Firearms Appendix A: "Stopping Power" and Hollow-Point Pistol Ammunition: Myths and Facts Appendix B: The Forensic Autopsy in Gunshot Wound Cases

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