Forensic Pathology Reviews Vol 4 by Michael TsokosForensic Pathology Reviews Vol 4 by Michael Tsokos

Forensic Pathology Reviews Vol 4

byMichael Tsokos

Paperback | November 19, 2010

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Leading forensic pathologists from around the world synthesize the practical advances in a variety of important subspecialties of forensic pathology and demonstrate how the latest medical and scientific progress is being applied to solve current problems of high interest to forensic pathologists today. The authors offer cutting-edge insights into death from environmental conditions (lightning and elder abuse), homicide by sharp force, death from natural causes (asthma, Marfan syndrome, and peliosis of the liver and spleen), and pathology of human endothelium in septic organ failure. Additional chapters address special aspects of crime scene interpretation and behavioral analysis, neogenesis of ethanol and fusel oils in putrefying blood, agrochemical poisoning, imaging techniques in forensic pathology, and fixation techniques for organs and parenchymal structures. A comprehensive, up-to-date review of the international literature is given for each chapter.
Title:Forensic Pathology Reviews Vol 4Format:PaperbackDimensions:462 pages, 22.9 × 15.2 × 1 inPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:161737671X

ISBN - 13:9781617376719

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Table of Contents

Death From Environmental Conditions Pathological Features of Death From Lightning Strike Stephan Seidl Elder Abuse: Challenges for Clinical Forensic Specialists and Forensic Pathologists in the 21st Century Donna M. Hunsaker and John C. Hunsaker III Homicide Homicides by Sharp Force Michael Bohnert, Hartmut Hüttemann, and Ulrike Schmidt Death From Natural Causes Sudden and Unexpected Death in Marfan Syndrome Roger W. Byard Asthma Deaths: Phenomenology, Pathology, and Medicolegal Aspects Michael Tsokos Peliosis of the Liver and Spleen: Pathological Features and Forensic Pathological Relevance of Two Rare Diseases With Potentially Fatal Outcome Michael Tsokos and Andreas Erbersdobler Infectious Diseases. Pathology of Human Endothelium in Septic Organ Failure Annette M. Müller and Michael Tsokos Death Scene Investigation Special Aspects of Crime Scene Interpretation and Behavioral Analysis: The Phenomenon of 'Undoing' Judith Schröer and Klaus Püschel Toxicology Neogenesis of Ethanol and Fusel Oils in Putrefying Blood Wolfgang Huckenbeck Agrochemical Poisoning Anil Aggrawal Apoptosis Apoptosis in Tissue Injury, Barbara M. Aufiero, George C. Tsokos, Maria Tsokos, and Henry K. Wong Imaging Techniques in Forensic Pathology Recent Advances in Postmortem Forensic Radiology: Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Applications Benjamin Swift and Guy N. Rutty Postmortem Ultrasound Imaging in Forensic Pathology Seisaku Uchigasaki Veterinary Forensic Pathology Veterinary Forensic Pathology: The Assessment of Injuries to Dolphins at Postmortem Roger W. Byard, Catherine M. Kemper, Mike Bossley, Deborah Kelly, and Mark Hill Fixation Techniques for Organs andParenchymal Structures Methods of Lung Fixation Roland Hausmann Index

Editorial Reviews

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 MedFrom the reviews:"A multifaceted and interdisciplinary review of specific and unusual entities encountered in daily practice of forensic medicine. . The book is primarily intended to serve as a practical guide to forensic and hospital-based autopsy pathologists, residents in forensic and pathology training, medical students and other branches . . Residents in pathology and forensic pathology training and pathologists will appreciate plethora of gross images of the external injuries inflicted by specific objects, seldom seen in other major forensic pathology books." (Mario Mosunjac, Doody's Review Service, June, 2006)