Forensic Medicine: Fundamentals and Perspectives by Reinhard B. DettmeyerForensic Medicine: Fundamentals and Perspectives by Reinhard B. Dettmeyer

Forensic Medicine: Fundamentals and Perspectives

byReinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Sch

Hardcover | November 4, 2013

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This book presents the latest developments in the field of forensic pathology/forensic medicine, including important advances in forensic histopathology, forensic radiology, medical malpractice, understanding of child abuse, and forensic toxicology. Various forms of trauma are addressed in individual chapters, and among the other topics covered are traffic medicine, forensic alcohol toxicology, forensic DNA analysis, forensic osteology, and international regulations. The book includes a wealth of color illustrations and numerous tables presenting key facts. The authors are leading experts in general pathology, forensic radiology, and forensic toxicology.Forensic Pathology/Forensic Medicine: Fundamentals and Perspectiveswill be of interest not only to specialist pathologists and those working in forensic medicine, but also to coroners, forensic physicians, students, lawyers, attorneys, and policemen.

Title:Forensic Medicine: Fundamentals and PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:584 pagesPublished:November 4, 2013Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642388175

ISBN - 13:9783642388170

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Forensic Thanatology.- Post mortem examination.- Forensic autopsy.- Forensic traumatology.- Vital reactions.- Blunt trauma.- Sharp force.- Gunshot wounds.- Violence against the neck.- Suffocation.- Thermic injuries - Burns, Scalds, Hypothermia.- Electricity, Lightning, Gases.- Immersion deaths.- Clinical Forensic Medicine.- Special natural, unnatural and unclear deaths.- Child abuse.- Sexual child abuse.- Fatal child abuse.- Traffic Medicine.- Forensic Alcohology.- Forensic Toxicology.- Forensic DNA-Analyses.- Forensic Osteology.- Identification of human remains.- Forensic Radiology.- Medical malpractice.- International Regulations.

Editorial Reviews

From the book reviews:"'Forensic Medicine: Fundamentals and Perspectives' is not only aimed at forensic experts but also at every physician and non-medical investigator (police, prosecutors, attorneys, judges, etc.) involved in unnatural deaths and crimes. . this book is a well referenced, modern, understandable guide for forensic and non-forensic experts and law enforcement officers thanks to its clearly arranged structure . ." (Lucia Tattoli, Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology, Vol. 10, 2014)"'Forensic Medicine: Fundamentals and Perspectives' can be recommended to medical students and residents of legal medicine in particular. Moreover, every physician every physician involved in forensic issues as well as police officers, attorneys, or judges who are interested in understanding daily medicolegal case work in more detail will benefit from this new and internationally oriented compendium." (Daniel Wittschieber, International Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 128 (575), 2014)