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 Perspectives will 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.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 584
Weight: 1780 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 30 mm
Edition: 2014 ed.
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)
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