Current Practice In Forensic Medicine

Author by : John A. M. Gall
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Forensic medicine is a broad and evolving field with areas of rapid progress embracing both clinical and pathological aspects of practice, in which there may be considerable overlap. This is the second volume in a series that provides a unique, in-depth and critical update on selected topics of direct relevance to those practising in the field of clinical forensic medicine and related areas including lawyers, police, medical practitioners, forensic scientists, and students. The chapters endeavour to maintain a relevance to an international, multi-professional audience and include chapters on: DNA decontamination, The toxicity of novel psychoactive substances, The relevance of gastric contents in the timing of death, The effects of controlled energy devices, The main risk factors for driving impairment, The risk factors for harm to health of detainees in short-term custody, Autoerotic deaths, Child maltreatment and neglect, and The investigation of potential non-accidental head injury in children. Also included are chapters on excited delirium syndrome, automatism and personality disorders. Two topics not generally covered in standard clinical forensic medical textbooks include a forensic anthropological approach to body recovery in potential crimes against humanity and risk management and security issues for the forensic practitioner investigating potential crimes against humanity in a foreign country.


The Global Practice Of Forensic Science

Author by : Douglas H. Ubelaker
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : The Global Practice of Forensic Science presents histories, issues, patterns, and diversity in the applications of international forensic science. Written by 64 experienced and internationally recognized forensic scientists, the volume documents the practice of forensic science in 28 countries from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe. Each country’s chapter explores factors of political history, academic linkages, the influence of individual cases, facility development, types of cases examined, integration within forensic science, recruitment, training, funding, certification, accreditation, quality control, technology, disaster preparedness, legal issues, research and future directions. Aimed at all scholars interested in international forensic science, the volume provides detail on the diverse fields within forensic science and their applications around the world.


History Of Forensic Medicine

Author by : Burkhard Madea
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lehmanns Media
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Description : Forensic Medicine is an old medical discipline defined as “that science, which teaches the application of every branch of medical knowledge to the purpose of the law” (Alfred Swaine Taylor). Forensic Medicine deals with medical evidence not only in practice but also in research and furthermore all legal essentials in health care especially for doctors are part of teaching, training and research. Several steps in the development of Forensic Medicine can be distinguished: At first the use of medical knowledge for legal and public purposes.Secondly the compulsory medical testimony for the guidance of judges.Thirdly the professionalization as an own academic discipline. The development and existence of a speciality of Forensic Medicine depends essentially on two factors: on a sufficiently high development of the law and on a sufficiently high development of medicine. The period of professionalization of Forensic Medicine as an own academic discipline started in the 19th century, especially in Paris, Vienna, London, Edin­burgh, Berlin. Since than the world has changed dramatically and we are now witnesses of a rapid, deep-rooted social cultural, legal and technological trans­formation. Already 40 years ago Professor Bernhard Knight wrote in a survey on legal medicine in Europe: “In all aspects of life, the exchange of information on an inter­national level can do nothing but good and legal medicine is no exception.” This book on the History of Forensic Medicine is an approach in this direction. Forensic Medicine has a long and rich tradition since medical expertise has to face legal ques­tions and new questions and developments raised by the society. The aim of this book is to address the state of Forensic Medicine in different coun­tries worldwide. With contributions from Europe, China, Japan, the United States and the United Arabic Emirates.


P5 Medicine And Justice

Author by : Santo Davide Ferrara
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This book describes the state of the art and future prospects of the most important bio-medicolegal subdisciplines in the post-genomic framework of personalized medicine. Focusing on the three main themes Innovation, Unitariness and Evidence, the book addresses a wide range of topics, including: Bio-Medicolegal and Criminological Sciences, Forensic Pathology and Anthropology, Clinical and Forensic Medicine in Living Persons (from Interpersonal Violence to Personal Injury and Damage, Malpractice, Personal Identification and Age Estimation), Forensic Genetics and Genomics, and Toxicology and Imaging. The unitariness of the “Bio-Medicolegal Sciences”, historically founded on the accuracy and rigor of the methods of ascertainment and criteria of evaluation, should be re-established on the basis of molecular evidence, and used to promote Personalized Justice. Taken together, the book’s conclusions and future perspectives outline a vision of transdisciplinary innovation and future evidence in the framework of personalized justice.


Simpson S Forensic Medicine 14th Edition

Author by : Jason Payne-James
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : Prestigious and authoritative, this fully updated fourteenth edition of Simpson's Forensic Medicine remains a classic; one of the world's leading introductory texts in the field of forensic medicine. It presents all that the generalist or student needs to know about the interface between medicine and the law.


Recent Advances In Forensic Medicine And Toxicology 2

Author by : Gautam Biswas
Languange : en
Publisher by : JP Medical Ltd
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Description : This book is the second volume in the Recent Advances in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology series. Volume One (9789351525585) published in 2014. Divided into five sections, the text provides specialists and trainees with the very latest advances and information in their field. The book begins with discussion on medical jurisprudence and legal issues covering issues such as medical negligence and medical evidence in victim examination. The next chapters cover clinical forensic medicine describing specific cases, and forensic pathology explaining autopsy for different scenarios. New to this volume, are two final sections which discuss advances in forensic anthropology, examination of skeletal remains, and controversies in forensic testing and investigations. Key points New volume presenting latest advances and information in forensic medicine and toxicology Covers medical jurisprudence, clinical forensic medicine and forensic pathology Volume Two features two new sections on forensic anthropology and forensic science Highly illustrated with forensic photographs, diagrams, tables and boxes


Simpson S Forensic Medicine 13th Edition

Author by : Jason Payne-James
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : For nearly 70 years, Simpson’s Forensic Medicine has been a world-renowned introductory textbook for students in the field of forensic medicine. This first regionalised edition, fully adapted for an Irish audience by Dr Cliona McGovern, presents all that the generalist or student needs to know about the interface between medicine and the law, including forensic toxicology, forensic science, forensic odontology, forensic anthropology and both the legal obligations and ethical responsibilities of those involved in the forensic setting. ■ Presents clear, concise text, illustrated with colour photographs of the highest quality to help you find key information at a glance ■ Concentrates on key principles relevant to your legal system ■ Includes the input of new authors who bring you a fresh, modern perspective ■ Provides expanded coverage of forensic toxicology and forensic science along with many important subspecialties of forensic medicine Simpson’s has a long and respected history. Read by many of today's leading forensic practitioners at the start of the careers, it remains the most indispensable guide to the practice of forensic medicine worldwide.


Simpson S Forensic Medicine 13th Edition

Author by : Jason Payne-James
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : For nearly 70 years, Simpson’s Forensic Medicine has been a world-renowned introductory textbook for students in the field of forensic medicine. This first regionalised edition, fully adapted for an Irish audience by Dr Cliona McGovern, presents all that the generalist or student needs to know about the interface between medicine and the law, including forensic toxicology, forensic science, forensic odontology, forensic anthropology and both the legal obligations and ethical responsibilities of those involved in the forensic setting. ■ Presents clear, concise text, illustrated with colour photographs of the highest quality to help you find key information at a glance ■ Concentrates on key principles relevant to your legal system ■ Includes the input of new authors who bring you a fresh, modern perspective ■ Provides expanded coverage of forensic toxicology and forensic science along with many important subspecialties of forensic medicine Simpson’s has a long and respected history. Read by many of today's leading forensic practitioners at the start of the careers, it remains the most indispensable guide to the practice of forensic medicine worldwide.


Textbook Of Forensic Medicine And Toxicology Principles And Practice

Author by : Vij
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier India
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Description : The book is a comprehensive and authoritative exposition of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. It provides precise and useful information on relevant legal provisions and forensic anatomy, and promotes interdisciplinary understanding of issues where law an medicine converge. The text is oriented towards the practical problems ncountered during day-to-day medicollegal work. About the Author : - Krishnan Vij, MD, L.L.B. is Professor and Head, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh, India.


Simpson S Forensic Medicine

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Publisher by : CRC Press
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