A Physician's Guide to Clinical Forensic Medicine

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Margaret M. Stark
Humana Press, Jan 31, 2000 - Law - 326 pages
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In A Physicians Guide to Clinical Forensic Medicine, Margaret Stark and a team of authoritative experts offer a timely survey of the fundamental principles and latest developments in clinical forensic medicine. Topics range from injury interpretation to sexual assault examination, from nonaccidental injury in children to crowd control agents. Also included are extensive discussions of the care of detainees, the management of substance misuse detainees in police custody, the causes and prevention of deaths in custody, and the fundamentals of traffic medicine. In the absence of international standards of training, the authors also address the basic issues of consent, confidentiality, note-keeping, court reporting, and attendance in court.
Comprehensive and authoritative, A Physicians Guide to Clinical Forensic Medicine offers forensic specialists and allied professionals a reliable, up-to-date guide to proven practices and procedures for every variety of police inquiry requiring clinical forensic investigation. Physician working as forensic specialists, including police surgeons, medical examiners, accident and emergency physicians, pediatricians involved in child protection, gynecologists involved in sexual assault cases, and forensic nurses.

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