Forensic Medicine: Diagnosis and Signs of Death / Special Autopsy Techniques / Injuries and Accidents / Wounds and Wou by Laszlo BurisForensic Medicine: Diagnosis and Signs of Death / Special Autopsy Techniques / Injuries and Accidents / Wounds and Wou by Laszlo Buris

Forensic Medicine: Diagnosis and Signs of Death / Special Autopsy Techniques / Injuries and…

byLaszlo BurisEditorL. Sparks

Paperback | April 26, 2012

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"Forensic Medicine", written by L. Buris, Professor of Forensic Medicine at the Debrecen Medical University in Hungary, is an informative and practice-oriented review of the topic. The book contains essential data and references of forensic medicine, both in theoretical and practical aspects. It gives a pathological, pathophysiological and biochemical interpretation of various alterations with the up-to-date results of forensic medical research as well.
Title:Forensic Medicine: Diagnosis and Signs of Death / Special Autopsy Techniques / Injuries and…Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pagesPublished:April 26, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642488862

ISBN - 13:9783642488863

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Table of Contents

1. Signs of Death.- Early signs of death.- Cooling.- Rigor mortis.- Desiccation.- Late Changes of Death.- Putrefaction.- Formation of grave wax.- Mummification.- Damage to the dead body caused by animals.- Medicolegal Autopsy.- Special Autopsy Techniques.- The Scene of the Crime.- References.- 2. Types of Injuries.- Incising Injuries.- Stab wounds.- Hacking injuries.- Alterations caused by blunt instruments.- Traffic accidents.- Electrical injuries.- Gunshot wounds.- Injuries caused by high and low temperature.- References.- Vital Injuries.- References.- 3. The Extent of Wound Healing.- The medicolegal certificate.- The medical certification.- 4. Examination of Biological Traces.- Procedures for testing blood stains.- Examination of hair.- Examination of seminal stains.- Examination of bite marks.- References.- 5. Sudden Death.- Alterations in the circulatory system causing sudden death.- Alterations of the respiratory system causing sudden death.- Diseases of the abdominal organs causing sudden death.- Diseases of the central nervous system causing sudden death.- Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).- Sudden death in youth.- References.- 6. Death by Suffocation.- Hanging.- Strangulation by ligature.- Manual strangulation.- Drowning.- Thoracic restriction.- External occlusion of air.- References.- 7. Infanticide.- References.- 8. Sexual Life in Relation to the Law.- Rape.- Sexual deviation.- Abortion.- References.- 9. Examinations for Determining Paternity.- Proof of paternity.- References.- 10. Disability.- Common conditions resulting in disabilityoccurring in the practice of forensic medicine.- Permanent injuries resulting from accidents.- The role of the forensic medical specialist in compensation process.- References.- 11. Toxicology.- Metabolism of toxic substances.- Metal poisoning.- Carbon monoxide.- Cyanide poisoning.- Poisoning by corrosives.- Pesticides.- Insecticides.- Herbicides.- Rodenticides.- Narcotic poisoning.- Tranquilizers.- Alcohol intoxication.- Mushroom poisoning.- Expectations and capabilities of toxicological tests.- References.- 12. Identification.- References.- 13. Legal Aspects of Medical Practice.- The right of the physician.- The responsibilities of the practicing physician.- Responsibilities of the physician.- References.