Simpson's Forensic Medicine, 13th Edition (13th New edition)

Simpson's Forensic Medicine, 13th Edition (13th New edition)

By: David Hughes (author), Steven B. Karch (author), Richard Jones (author), Jason Payne-James (author), John Manlove (author), Roger N. Hughes (editor), Philip Smith (editor)Hardback

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This fully updated thirteenth edition of Simpson's Forensic Medicine remains a classic introductory text to the field. Continuing its tradition of preparing the next generation of forensic practitioners, it presents essential concepts in the interface between medicine and the law. Twenty-four chapters cover basic science, toxicology, forensic odontology, forensic anthropology, and both the legal obligations and ethical responsibilities of those involved in the forensic setting. Highlights of this well-renowned text include: Clear and concise language suitable for a wide audience of readers Text boxes to emphasize salient points High-quality color photographs for clear communication of concepts Focus on key principles applicable to any legal system Additional perspectives from authors new to this edition Expanded coverage of toxicology and forensic science Each chapter includes suggestions for further reading, including books, key scientific papers and reviews, and web-based sources. Simpson's has a long and respected history-read by many of today's leading forensic practitioners at the start of the career. It remains the most indispensable guide to the practice of forensic medicine worldwide.

About Author

Dr Jason Payne-James LLM FRCS FFFLM FFSSoc RFP DFM Director - Forensic Healthcare Services Ltd, Vice-President (Forensic Medicine) - Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (Royal College of Physicians) Honorary Senior Lecturer, Cameron Centre for Forensic and Medical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London Steven B. Karch, MD., FFFLM FFSSoc Consultant Cardiac Pathologist and Toxicologist, Berkeley, California, USA Richard Jones BSc. (Hons) MBBS FRCPath MCIEH MFSSoc MFFLM Locum Consultant Forensic Pathologist, Wales Institute of Forensic Medicine, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, UK John Manlove BA MSc DIC PhD RFP FFSSoc. Manlove Forensics Ltd, Wantage, Oxon, UK

Contents

Principles of Forensic Practice The Ethics of Medical Practice The Medical Aspects of Death Identification of the Living And The Dead The Appearance of the Body After Death Unexpected and Sudden Death from Natural Causes Deaths and Injury in Infancy Assessment, Classification and Documentation of Injury Regional Injuries Ballistic Injuries Use of Force and Restraint Sexual Assault Child Assault and Protection Transportation Medicine Asphyxia Immersion and Drowning Heat, Cold and Electrical Trauma Principles of Toxicology Alcohol Licit and Illicit Drugs Medicinal Poisons Miscellaneous Poisons Principles of Forensic Science Allied Forensic Specialties Appendix 1: Guidelines for an Autopsy and Exhumation Appendix 2: Widmark's Formula Appendix 3: Diagnosing Poisoning - Carbon Monoxide. Health Protection Agency Guidelines Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780340986035
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780340986035
  • weight: 748
  • ISBN10: 0340986034
  • edition: 13th New edition

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