Forensic Medicine (Google eBook)

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Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Medical - 104 pages
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Describes the expertise required to become a forensic pathologist and explores the kinds of cases they examine and how they determine such things as cause and time of death.
  

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This book does an excellent job of detailing the job functions of a forensic scientist. It is amazingly detailed for such a short book (under 100 pages), providing concise explanations and informative ... Read full review

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Excellent forensic book

Contents

Pathology and the Forensic Pathologist
1
Establishing the Time of Death
13
Goals and Purpose of the Investigation
22
The Autopsy
28
Medical Examiner Cases
35
Sudden and Unexpected Deaths Due to Natural Causes
44
AsphyxiaAnoxic Deaths
50
Violent Deaths Through Physical Injury
58
Gray Areas and the Forensic Team
81
Glossary
87
Bibliography
94
Further Reading
96
Picture Credits
98
Index
99
About the Author
104
Copyright

Lawyers the Media and the Bizarre
74

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