Forensic Medicine: Clinical and Pathological Aspects
Jason Payne-James, Anthony Busuttil, William Smock
Cambridge University Press, 2003 - Law - 832 pages
This edited, multi-author, multi-national book is intended to provide state-of-the-art information about the forensic aspects of medicine and related fields for those involved in the clinical and pathological forensic aspects of the care, assessment, investigation and diagnosis of victims, perpetrators and assailants and others involved in police or judicial systems. Each chapter is written by an acknowledged specialist and established authority within the particular field and this book is intended to become the standard reference work on the forensic aspects of forensic medicine and healthcare. Each chapter, when appropriate, will suggest clear guidelines for the practical applications of issues discussed and will be fully referenced with the most up-to-date or most authoritative references and clear illustrations, tables and algorithms for practical guidance. The book will be divided into a number of sections, concerned with the different aspects of forensic medicine, for ease of reference.
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