Asphyxia and Drowning: An Atlas

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CRC Press, Mar 23, 2000 - Law - 120 pages
This third volume in the Forensic Pathology Atlases: Causes of Death Series provides an overview of the types, mechanisms, and physical findings associated with deaths involving asphyxia. Asphyxia and Drowning serves as a basic framework for an extensive pictorial representation of findings associated with these types of deaths. It helps the reader to gain a better understanding of the processes leading to asphyxiation, to recognize the associated physical findings, and better appreciate the difficulties in evaluating asphyxiation deaths.

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Dix is a board-certified forensic pathologist who has been performing autopsies and death scene investigations for over twenty years. He trained at the University of Missouri-Columbia and the Hamilton County Coroner's Office in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has been the medical examiner for a brief stint as the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner for New York City. He teaches forensic pathology to medical students and residents and has a class in forensic pathology and death investigation for undergraduate and graduate students.

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