Forensic Pathology Reviews Vol    3 by Michael TsokosForensic Pathology Reviews Vol    3 by Michael Tsokos

Forensic Pathology Reviews Vol 3

EditorMichael Tsokos

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A collection of cutting-edge accounts of special topics from various fields of forensic pathology and death scene investigation. The authors offer critical insight into the medicolegal investigation of bodies found in water, the forensic aspects of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 infection of the central nervous system, deaths in a head-down position, and forensic bitemark analysis. Additional chapters address taphonomic changes in human bodies during the early postmortem interval, arrhythmogenic ventricular dysplaisia that produces sudden death in young people, the postmortem diagnosis of death in anaphylaxis, and iatrogenici deaths. The forensic aspects of suicide, murder-suicide, and suicide trends in the United States are also discussed, along with the evaluation of fatal pulmonary thromboembolism and the use of radiology in medicolegal investigations.

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Title:Forensic Pathology Reviews Vol 3Format:PaperbackDimensions:484 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.07 inPublished:December 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617375527

ISBN - 13:9781617375521

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Death From Environmental ConditionsMacroscopical, Microscopical, and Laboratory Findings in Drowning Victims: A Comprehensive ReviewPhilippe Lunetta and Jerome H. ModellForensic NeuropathologyHIV-1 Infection of the Central Nervous SystemAndreas Büttner and Serge WeisForensic PathophysiologyDeath in a Head-Down PositionAchim Th. SchäferForensic OdontologyBitemarks: Presentation, Analysis, and Evidential ReliabilityJules Kieser, Geoffrey Tompkins, Donna Buckingham, Norman A. Firth and Michael SwainTaphonomyPostmortem Changes and Artifacts Occurring During the Early Postmortem IntervalMichael TsokosMacroscopical Findings on Soil-Embedded Skeletal Remains Allowing the Exclusion of a Forensically Relevant Lay TimeMarcel A. Verhoff and Kerstin KreutzDeath From Natural CausesRight and Left Ventricular Arrhythmogenic Dysplasia: Pathological Features and Medicolegal SignificanceWolfgang Huckenbeck and Adonios PapadomanolakisPostmortem Diagnosis of AnaphylaxisErik Edston and Marianne van Hage-HamstenVascular ConditionsThe Medicolegal Evaluation of Fatal Pulmonary ThromboembolismJames R. GillSuicideTrends of Suicide in the United States During the 20th CenturyLisa B. E. Shields, Donna M. Hunsaker, and John C. Hunsaker IIIMurder-Suicide: An OverviewRoger W. ByardIatrogenic InjuryIatrogenic Injury: A Forensic PerspectiveGilbert LauImaging Techniques in Forensic PathologyForensic RadiologyTzipi Kahana and Jehuda HissIndex

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From Reviews of the First Volume..."...can be recommended to forensic pathologists from beginners to experts...will be a good basis for further forensic practices and researches." -Legal Medicine"...a significant contribution to the forensic pathology literature." -Journal of Forensic Science"...the readers of this book will establish up-to-date and good grasp of forensic pathology...the book can be recommended to forensic pathologists from beginners to experts. The book will give good basis for further forensic practices and researches." -Legal Medicine"It is hoped that the following volume of this series will maintain the high standard set up by this first volume." -International Journal of Legal Medicine"I would recommend the first book in this series to the practicing forensic pathologist who wishes to fill in some gaps of the standard forensic pathology texts or as a starting point to begin to master the art of traumatic forensic neuroimmunohistochemistry." -Arch Pathol Lab Med From the reviews:"This is an exceptionally useful resource for both residents in training and practicing pathologists...I highly recommend this book." - Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal"This is the third volume of a series of forensic pathology reviews . . The concept of providing up-to-date comprehensive and practically oriented reviews of important issues of forensic pathology has been maintained. . Like the two previous volumes . this volume represent high-quality, cutting-edge reviews written by well-known researchers in their scientific fields. . In conclusion, the forensic pathology reviews series promises to be a very useful and up-to-date source . ." (B. Karger, International Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 120, 2006)"Staying with the 'pick 'n' mix' style of the previous volumes, we now have a third volume of excellent review articles on forensic pathology. . There are a total of 13 chapters. . the book is well written and a joy to read. It is also well illustrated with half-tone photographs. . this volume is essential reading for all autopsy pathologists, including forensic pathologists. Trainees in forensic pathology might find this series particularly useful." (Dr G C A Fernando, American College of Physicians News, Autumn, 2005)