Handbook of Forensic Pathology Second Edition

Handbook of Forensic Pathology  Second Edition
Author: Vincent J.M. DiMaio, M.D.,Suzanna E. Dana, M.D.
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2006-10-31
Genre: Law
ISBN: 9781420009224

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Handbook of Forensic Pathology, Second Edition is an up-to-date, concise manual illustrating all core aspects of modern forensic pathology. This edition retains the outline format of the original, which allows for quick access and rapid assimilation. Written in no-nonsense, easily understandable language, this precise and thorough yet compact resource contains extensively detailed entries from two of the nation’s foremost authorities on gunshot wounds and forensic pathology. With numerous instructional charts and diagrams and color photographs, it organizes a wealth of instructional and immediately applicable information. Features of the second edition include a chapter on nursing home death, added information on gunshot residue, and research on tasers, pepper spray, and excited delirium syndrome. Introducing medicolegal casework and documentation, this book explains protocols for the collection and recovery of evidence and DNA analysis and lists factors used to determine time of death and identity of the deceased. It identifies the natural causes of death in children and adults before devoting the remaining chapters to the myriad of non-natural causes including homicide, suicide, accidental, and undetermined. With meticulous detail and instant access to extensive information, this handbook is an indispensable tool for forensic pathologists, law enforcement, and legal personnel, as well as pathologists in training.

Handbook of Forensic Medicine

Handbook of Forensic Medicine
Author: Burkhard Madea
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1312
Release: 2014-03-17
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9781118570623

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Forensic Medicine encompasses all areas in which medicine and law interact. This book covers diverse aspects of forensic medicine including forensic pathology, traumatology and violent death, sudden and unexpected death, clinical forensic medicine, toxicology, traffic medicine, identification, haemogenetics and medical law. A knowledge of all these subdisciplines is necessary in order to solve routine as well as more unusual cases. Taking a comprehensive approach the book m.oves beyond a focus on forensic pathology to include clinical forensic medicine and forensic toxicology. All aspects of forensic medicine are covered to meet the specialist needs of daily casework. Aspects of routine analysis and quality control are addressed in each chapter. The book provides coverage of the latest developments in forensic molecular biology, forensic toxicology, molecular pathology and immunohistochemistry. A must-have reference for every specialist in the field this book is set to become the bench-mark for the international forensic medical community.

Handbook of Forensic Pathology

Handbook of Forensic Pathology
Author: Abdullah Fatteh
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 349
Release: 1973
Genre: Forensic pathology
ISBN: UOM:39015006448057

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DiMaio s Forensic Pathology

DiMaio s Forensic Pathology
Author: Vincent J.M. DiMaio,D. Kimberley Molina
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2021-09-28
Genre: Law
ISBN: 9781000389104

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The first two editions of Forensic Pathology have been highly touted as the definitive, go-to text reference on forensic pathology and this latest edition is no exception. DiMaio’s Forensic Pathology, Third Edition is fully updated to include the many advancements that have occurred in the field over the last 20 years since the last edition was published. Joining Dr. Vincent DiMaio is practicing forensic pathologist Dr. Kimberley Molina who brings her expertise to the latest edition of this all-time best-selling work. Historical chapters have been reviewed and updated, and the natural disease and toxicology chapters have been streamlined, so as to expand on the new improvements in the field. New content includes discussions on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, sudden unexplained infant deaths, deaths in the elderly and blast injuries – among other topics. Chapters incorporate changes to death investigation, forensic DNA typing and other relevant fields relative to forensic pathology and determination of death. In addition, the third edition includes an entirely new – and long-sought-after – chapter summarizing Dr. DiMaio’s world-renowned expertise on gunshot wounds. Key Features Includes over 400 full-color images illustrating key concepts Boasts new chapters on gunshot wounds, mass fatality incidents and the application of forensic science principles to forensic pathology practice Provides updated and expanded coverage of medicolegal death investigation, postmortem changes, time of death, deaths in custody, deaths in the elderly and drug-related deaths Presents new research and advanced techniques, ranging from chronic traumatic encephalopathy to new and emerging drugs DiMaio’s Forensic Pathology, Third Edition maintains its concise, easy-to-read format with completely updated references and over 400 full-color demonstrative photographs and photomicrographs to illustrate concepts – making it appealing not only to forensic pathologists, but also law enforcement personnel and attorneys. This highly anticipated work continues Dr. DiMaio’s long legacy of producing invaluable educational and professional resources.

Forensic Pathology

Forensic Pathology
Author: David Dolinak,Evan Matshes,Emma O. Lew
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 616
Release: 2005-04-08
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9780080470665

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Forensic Pathology is a comprehensive reference that uses a case-oriented format to address, explain and guide the reader through the varied topics encountered by forensic pathologists. Developed in response to a severe void in the literature, the book addresses topics ranging from medicolegal investigation of death to death scene investigation, forensic autopsy, and artifacts of resuscitation as well as complications of medical therapy, forensic osteology, forensic odontology, forensic photography, and death certification. The book includes various types of cases, including sudden natural death, asphyxia, motor vehicle collisions, death in custody, child abuse and elder abuse, acute psychiatric and emotional deaths, and pregnancy. It contains sample descriptions of pathological lesions which serve to aid pathologists in reporting their findings to law enforcement agencies, attorneys, and others involved in investigations of sudden death. The concepts outlined in the text are beautifully illustrated by large, colorful photographs. There are also "Do and Don’t" sections at the end of each chapter that provide guidance for handling the types of cases examined. This work will benefit not only experienced forensic pathologists, but also hospital pathologists who occasionally performs medicolegal autopsies; doctors in training; medical examiners; law enforcement personnel; crime scene investigators; attorneys; and fellows and students of the medical sciences. Large, colorful photographs which beautifully illustrate the concepts outlined in the text. Sample descriptions of pathological lesions which serve to aid pathologists in reporting their findings to law enforcement agencies, attorneys, and others involved in investigations of sudden death. 'Do and Don't' sections at the end of each chapter which provide guidance for handling the types of cases examined within preceding sections.

Handbook of Forensic Pathology

Handbook of Forensic Pathology
Author: Richard C. Froede
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 581
Release: 2003
Genre: Autopsy
ISBN: UOM:39015060664433

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Forensic Pathology

Forensic Pathology
Author: Dominick DiMaio,Vincent J.M. DiMaio M.D.,Myron H. Dembo,Helena Seli
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2001-06-28
Genre: Law
ISBN: 9781000430141

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Medicolegal investigation of death is the most crucial and significant function of the medical examiner within the criminal justice system. The medical examiner is primarily concerned with violent, sudden, unexpected, and suspicious deaths and is responsible for determining the cause and manner of death, identifying the deceased, determining the ap

Handbook of Autopsy Practice

Handbook of Autopsy Practice
Author: Brenda L. Waters
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 596
Release: 2010-05-19
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9781597451277

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Handbook of Autopsy Practice, Fourth Edition is divided into three parts. Part I contains six new chapters in which the reader will find an assortment of tools that will increase the value of the autopsy. Included in the section are valuable resources and tools such as a sample next-of-kin letter, a quality assurance worksheet, new discourse on the dissection procedure which is accompanied by a worksheet and template for the gross description. There is also a new, detailed discussion of the safe handling of sharps, complete with photographs and the reader will also find the updated requirements of the Eye Bank of America and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for ocular tissue transplantation. Part II has been updated with new diseases and recent references added. Practicing autopsy pathologists, residents and students are invited to review this alphabetical listing of disorders before each autopsy in order to re-acquaint themselves with what they might encounter. Part III provides a series of tables providing organ weights and body measurements for fetuses, children and adults. Handbook of Autopsy Practice Fourth Edition is an essential resource for clinicians, pathologists, residents and students who strive to hone their trade and increase the value of the autopsies they perform.

Handbook of Forensic Toxicology for Medical Examiners

Handbook of Forensic Toxicology for Medical Examiners
Author: D. K. Molina, M.D.,Veronica Hargrove
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2018-06-13
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9781351260589

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Forensic professionals, particularly medical examiners—often working through heavy caseloads—require quick and easy access to reliable sources of information to help interpret toxicology results. While several in-depth resources are available, they are often large, cumbersome, and contain more information than is often needed. The Handbook of Forensic Toxicology for Medical Examiners is a concise handbook referencing the most common toxic substances and their reported non-toxic, toxic, and lethal concentrations, making it an ideal text for quick reference in the lab or autopsy room. Features of the Second Edition: Explains the principles of postmortem toxicology and the factors which must be considered Provides tables of toxicologic data for over 200 commonly encountered substances, including drugs of abuse, poisons, prescription drugs, and over-the-counter medications Includes discussion and description of the novel psychoactive drugs—including synthetic opioids, cannabinoids, stimulants and hallucinogens Supplemental appendices provide additional information regarding specimen types and selection, testing methodologies, normal laboratory values, and conversion charts The busy forensic professional needs a concise handbook that provides critical information quickly and accurately. This heavily referenced text offers an easy-to-use format allowing for rapid access for both routine daily use and preparation for courtroom testimony.

Forensic and Clinical Forensic Autopsy

Forensic and Clinical Forensic Autopsy
Author: Cristoforo Pomara,Vittorio Fineschi
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2020-12-21
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9781000245868

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Forensic and Clinical Forensic Autopsy: An Atlas and Handbook, Second Edition, provides a step-by-step, photo-assisted guide illustrating the complete autopsy, from pre- through post-autopsy procedures. All too often, forensic pathologists perform autopsies that are limited only to the body parts that are suspected, leading to biased and inaccurate results. A correct diagnosis for cause of death can only be reached by a strict and systematic examination of the whole body. The chapters of this book look at external cadaver examiner, organ removal methods, laboratory procedures, including recording and imaging techniques, microscopy applications, pediatric and fetal autopsies, and checking for genetic disease and DNA diagnosis. New chapters and sections to this edition cover histology and immunohistochemistry, in addition to the added coverage on forensic anthropology and molecular autopsy. Key Features: Includes new coverage of histology, immunohistochemistry, forensic anthropology, and molecular autopsy. Provides numerous case studies outlining the real-world best practice with over 550 full-color, detailed photographs illustrating concepts. Presents clear, step-by-step processes for completing autopsies consistently and systematically. Details laboratory procedures, Forensic Applications of Microscopy, and new imaging techniques relative to standardized pre- and post-autopsy procedures. Utilizes a series of forensic case studies to demonstrate each technique described and the approach used. From macroscopic to microscopic approaches, Forensic and Clinical Forensic Autopsy, Second Edition, provides detailed guidelines for performance of autopsy on every part of the human body. Using these standardized protocols with the proper knowledge, training, and experience, pathologists – and students of pathology and forensic pathology – can rely on this book to help them develop the skills needed to become experts in their field.

Guide to Forensic Pathology

Guide to Forensic Pathology
Author: Jay Dix
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2017-11-22
Genre: Law
ISBN: 9781351443654

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Guide to Forensic Pathology provides a concise overview of forensic pathology to those who wish to know the basics but lack formal forensic training. Both fascinating and practical, this book explains everything from who the experts are in death investigation and what their roles are to how effective testimonies are presented in court. The importance of forensic DNA testing is emphasized with a separate section in this timely reference guide.

Forensic Pathology

Forensic Pathology
Author: Russell S. Fisher,Charles S. Petty
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 201
Release: 1980
Genre: Autopsy
ISBN: 0719400589

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Forensic Pathology Review

Forensic Pathology Review
Author: John M. Wayne, MD,Cynthia A. Schandl,S. Erin Presnell, MD
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 273
Release: 2017-10-17
Genre: Law
ISBN: 9781351648974

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This book is an invaluable tool for studying and reviewing key concepts in forensic pathology. Written in a question-and-answer format, this accessible guide tests readers' knowledge of manner of death, patterns of injury, lab data interpretation, postmortem radiography and imaging, and much more. Over 300 questions, more than half with visual examples, cover both common and more unusual examples of forensic pathology seen in practice. A great resource for preparing for examinations including the American Board of Pathology examination. It provides answers with explanatory rationales for both correct and incorrect answers.

Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology

Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2009-10-21
Genre: Law
ISBN: 1420043218

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New York City has the largest medical examiner’s office in the United States, and the Brooklyn division is the busiest of the five boroughs. Charles A. Catanese received his Forensic Pathology fellowship training in New York, and then worked full time as a Medical Examiner in the Brooklyn office for more than 10 years. He has personally performed more than 4000 autopsies, including over 400 homicides. Dr. Catanese has worked through several disasters, including TWA Flight 800, AA Flight 587, and more than nine months on the World Trade Center fatalities. He is currently the Chief Medical Examiner of Orange County, New York. Drawing on his wealth of knowledge and experience in solving some of the most difficult cases a forensic examiner could encounter, he assembles hundreds of images from his own work experience to present the Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. Featuring twice the number of images as any other forensic pathology atlas, the book is filled with high-resolution photos that demonstrate postmortem changes of the human body and the different types of patterns produced in deaths caused by: Natural causes Diagnostic or therapeutic procedures Substance abuse Poisoning Child abuse Firearms Blunt instruments Sharp instruments Burns Asphyxia This easy-to-read atlas, created for medical and non-medical personnel, covers basic and advanced forensic concepts that relate to all manners of deaths. The carefully worded, unambiguous text describing each photo and the side-by-side comparisons of similar, yet different, pathologies make this remarkable atlas a powerful teaching tool for all those who must confront and solve the mystery of human demise. A fully searchable DVD version is also available.

The Poisoner s Handbook

The Poisoner s Handbook
Author: Deborah Blum
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2011-01-25
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9781101524893

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Equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller, The Poisoner's Handbook is "a vicious, page-turning story that reads more like Raymond Chandler than Madame Curie." —The New York Observer “The Poisoner’s Handbook breathes deadly life into the Roaring Twenties.” —Financial Times “Reads like science fiction, complete with suspense, mystery and foolhardy guys in lab coats tipping test tubes of mysterious chemicals into their own mouths.” —NPR: What We're Reading A fascinating Jazz Age tale of chemistry and detection, poison and murder, The Poisoner's Handbook is a page-turning account of a forgotten era. In early twentieth-century New York, poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime. Science had no place in the Tammany Hall-controlled coroner's office, and corruption ran rampant. However, with the appointment of chief medical examiner Charles Norris in 1918, the poison game changed forever. Together with toxicologist Alexander Gettler, the duo set the justice system on fire with their trailblazing scientific detective work, triumphing over seemingly unbeatable odds to become the pioneers of forensic chemistry and the gatekeepers of justice. In 2014, PBS's AMERICAN EXPERIENCE released a film based on The Poisoner's Handbook.