Medicolegal aspects of head, neck, and back injuries

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University Extension, University of California, 1955 - Law - 528 pages
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Contents

CHAPTER FOUR
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PART
1
List of Illustrations 1 Cross Section of Scalp
2
Cranial Vault
3
Cross Section of Skull Meninges and Superficial Surface of the Brain
4
Base of SkullInferior Surface
5
Floor of Skull
6
Dura Mater in Its Normal Position
7
MEDICAL PREPARATION AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCE
125
RECENT DIAGNOSTIC AIDS AND SURGICAL TREATMENT
142
BIBLIOGRAPHY
151
PATHOLOGICAL PROCESS RUPTURE
167
BIBLIOGRAPHY
187
LEGAL ASPECTS
195
THREE CASE HISTORIES
199
PART II
222

Basal Contusion of the Brain
14
Fractures of the Skull
18
SEQUELAE OF HEAD INJURIES AND POSTTRAUMATIC STATE
21
CHAPTER
27
CHAPTER THREE
47
Whiplash Injury
49
Structure of the Head and Neck
51
ANATOMY OF THE HEAD AND NECK
52
Cervical VertebraTop View
54
Cervical Vertebrae
55
Lateral View
56
Ligaments of the Neck
57
APPLICATION OF ANATOMY TO THE NECK INJURY
58
Soft Tissue and Bone Damage
59
Hyperextension with Damage to the Anterior Longitudinal Ligament
60
Low Back Strain
61
Cervical Curve
65
Head Halter Traction
66
Degenerative Changes in Disc Spaces
68
Brain Oscillating
69
Protrusion of Intervertebral Disc
71
Dislocation with Torn Ligaments
76
Subluxation and Tearing of Ligaments
77
Compression Fracture
80
Proposed Safety Devices
81
PREVENTION OF NECK INJURIES
82
THE MECHANICS OF CERVICAL INJURYTHE REAREND CRASH
91
The Head and Neck in Hyperextension and Flexion
94
Action of Muscle Groups
96
CERVICAL INJURIESSIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
98
FACTUAL INVESTIGATION
233
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
248
CHAPTER ELEVEN
251
CHAPTER EIGHT
253
FORMS OF COMPLAINT
258
CHAPTER NINE
291
A 468 The Showing Required
296
PROCEEDINGS FOR PERPETUATION OF TESTIMONY
298
SHOWING REQUIRED IN AFFIDAVITS IN SUPPORT OF THE MOTION
303
INSPECTION OF DOCUMENTSPRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS
313
SERVICE OF NOTICE OF MOTION FOR INSPECTION
327
INTRODUCTION
337
GROUNDS FOR TAKING
344
DEPOSITION TAKEN ON NOTICE WITHOUT PRODUCTION
356
Form for Subpena re Deposition
368
DEPOSITION TAKEN ON NOTICE WITH PRODUCTION
382
CONTINUANCE AND CHANGE OF TIME AND PLACE
395
PROCEEDINGS AT TIME OF TAKING DEPOSITION
396
COMPLETION OF DEPOSITION AFTER EXAMINATION
404
USE OF DEPOSITION AT TRIAL
421
ALLOWANCE OF COSTS
433
SERVICE
458
INSPECTION OF PHYSICAL OBJECTS AND PREMISES
467
DRAFTING AND USE OF RELEASES COVENANTS
487
SETTLEMENT WITH LESS THAN ALL JOINT TORT FEASORS
497
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
513
B Statutory Basis
521
F 889 Apportionment Proceedings
527
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