Burns: The Medical and Forensic Model

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Alan Clark, Laura Billon
Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company, Jan 1, 2006 - Law - 343 pages
When preparing for a burn case, this book provides a rapid, concise treatise on the ramifications of burn injury'from electrical injury to thermal and blast injury. Forensic considerations are presented consistently throughout the text. The medical sections provide essential information on many facets of burn injury and care, including burn characteristics, evaluation, and treatment including pre hospitalization care, critical care, and rehabilitation, toxicology and physiology, hidden toxic dangers, and disaster planning, including building explosions and terrorist attacks. The forensic sections cover diverse topics such as fire and arson investigation, identification of burn victims, fire death investigation and advanced forensic considerations in electrothermal burns.

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About the author (2006)

Clark is a veteran of the "ER" since 1976. He presently practices at a high volume trauma center in the Midwest. He is also assisting as an associate editor for a national forensic science review.

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