Paediatric Forensic Medicine and Pathology / Edition 2
  • Paediatric Forensic Medicine and Pathology / Edition 2
  • Paediatric Forensic Medicine and Pathology / Edition 2

Paediatric Forensic Medicine and Pathology / Edition 2

by Anthony Busuttil, Jean Keeling
     
 

ISBN-10: 0340731575

ISBN-13: 9780340731574

Pub. Date: 12/01/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Child abuse and suspicious child deaths continue to be very complicated problems for the clinicians and pathologist to investigate. This book examines the growing evidence base for forensic pathology in pediatric cases in order to present an objective reference for all those working in the field. The internationally acclaimed editors and contributors deliver an

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Overview

Child abuse and suspicious child deaths continue to be very complicated problems for the clinicians and pathologist to investigate. This book examines the growing evidence base for forensic pathology in pediatric cases in order to present an objective reference for all those working in the field. The internationally acclaimed editors and contributors deliver an up-to-date, comprehensive, and thorough work, which provides everything the reader could possibly need whether in a clinical, laboratory, or legal setting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340731574
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication Series
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
10.90(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1 Clinical assessment in suspected child abuse
2 Investigation of suspected sexual abuse
3 Radiology of child abuse
4 Haematological abnormalities that can simulate abuse
5 Biochemical investigations on post-mortem specimens
6 Ocular involvement in non-accidental injury
7 The death scene following the sudden death of a child
8 Post-mortem examination in babies and children
9 The pathology of neuropathological abnormality in early life
10 Fetal and perinatal death
11 Sudden unexpected death in infancy. SIDS or something else?
12 Sudden natural death in infants and children
13 Recent advances in paediatric toxicology
14 Head and neck injuries
15 Heat-induced injury or death
16 Asphyxial deaths in children
17 Accidental injuries in children
18 Drowning and near drowning
19 Sudden death of children in hospital
20 Road traffic accidents in children
21 Forensic DNA profiling in cases involving children
22 The dentist's role in child abuse and neglect
23 Paediatric dental identification
24 The expert witness and expert testimony

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