Forensic Pathology Reviews by Michael TsokosForensic Pathology Reviews by Michael Tsokos

Forensic Pathology Reviews

byMichael Tsokos

Paperback | December 9, 2010

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A collection of cutting-edge reviews of many of the key recent medical and legal advances in forensic science. These critical surveys concentrate on common pathological entities likely to be encountered in daily forensic routine, as well as on specific pathological conditions rarely seen in the autopsy room. Complementing rather than replacing the classic textbooks in forensic pathology, the authors explore new avenues for analyzing the pathology of burned bodies, traumatic brain injury, death by drug abuse, sudden cardiac death, sudden infant death and neonaticide, and fatalities resulting from kicking and trampling. Other areas of interest include accidental autoerotic deaths, hypothermia fatalities, injuries from resuscitation procedures, the interpretation of alcohol levels in different specimens, and the potential forensic differential diagnoses and interpretation of iliopsoas muscle hemorrhage in the light of autopsy.
Title:Forensic Pathology ReviewsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:379 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.07 inPublished:December 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617375500

ISBN - 13:9781617375507

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Table of Contents

Death From Environmental ConditionsMorphological Findings in Burned BodiesMichael BohnertTraumaKicking and Trampling to Death: Pathological Features, Biomechanical Mechanisms, and Aspects of Victims and PerpetratorsVéronique Henn and Eberhard LignitzNeurotraumatologyTiming of Cortical Contusions in Human Brain Injury: Morphological Parameters for a Forensic Wound-Age EstimationRoland HausmannForensic NeuropathologyCentral Nervous System Alterations in Drug AbuseAndreas Büttner and Serge WeisSudden Death From Natural CausesA Forensic Pathological Approach to Sudden Cardiac DeathVittorio Fineschi and Cristoforo PomaraChild Abuse, Neglect, and InfanticideMedicolegal Problems With NeonaticideRoger W. ByardSIDSDiagnostic and Medicolegal Problems With Sudden Infant Death SyndromeRoger W. Byard and Henry F. KrousInfectious DiseasesFatal Respiratory Tract Infections With Mycoplasma pneumoniae: Histopathological Features, Aspects of Postmortem Diagnosis, and Medicolegal ImplicationsMichael TsokosPathological Features of Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome in Infancy and ChildhoodJan P. Sperhake and Michael TsokosDeath Scene InvestigationAccidental Autoerotic Death: A Review on the Lethal Paraphiliac SyndromeStephan SeidlLethal Hypothermia: Paradoxical Undressing and Hide-and-Die-Syndrome Can Produce Very Obscure Death ScenesMarkus A. RothschildMaternal Death in PregnancyPathological Features of Maternal Death From HELLP SyndromeMichael TsokosIatrogenic InjuryInjuries Resulting From Resuscitation ProceduresMario DarokToxicologyPostmortem Alcohol Interpretation: Medicolegal Considerations Affecting Living and Deceased PersonsDonna M. Hunsaker and John C. Hunsaker IIIForensic Differential DiagnosisIliopsoas Muscle Hemorrhage Presenting at AutopsyElisabeth E. TürkIndex

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"...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 "Cutting edge and concise, the book offers forensic investigators a demonstration of the latest advances in forensic pathology." - Clinical Laboratory International"...a wonderful book on forensic pathology and a must-have for forensic pathologists...a nice addition to every forensic pathologist's library. " - Doody's Health Science Book Review Journal"...a most welcome book and is essential reading, not only for forensic pathologists, but for all pathologists who carry out coroner's work." - ACP News