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A unique reference book dedicated to updating the pathologist on issues related to the autopsy
Tackles issues never previously discussed and specifically selected to fill a gap in the market
The only series dedicated to encompass all of autopsy practice: non-forensic and forensic, paediatric, neuropathological as well as sub-specialties
First book has become a reference aid to autopsy issues for all grades of lawyers
‘Essentials of Autopsy Practice: New Advances, Trends and Developments’ provides an up-to-date overview of current key issues in autopsy practice, with contributions from leading field experts from around the world. This concise, well-referenced text consists of chapters that can be read independently of each other, in addition to forming a cohesive book which can act as a practical manual or reference guide.
This book is designed to be kept in laboratories, offices and mortuaries so that practioners can quickly refer to it for help on how to undertake procedures or interpret findings found in autopsy practice. Its size and contents make this a valuable everyday title, offering advice and suggested approaches to a variety of difficult subject areas.
As the fourth volume in a popular series, this book will be of great use to both trainees and consultants in all specialty areas within pathology, including forensic pathology, as well as also serving as a comprehensive guide for all those involved in the wider sense of death investigation, such as nurses, lawyers, paramedics and police officers.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Autopsy - Autopsy Practice - forensic medicine - forensic pathology - fracture - pathology
Postmortem Toxicological Redistribution.- Examination of Fractures at Autopsy.- The Relationship of Body Weight and Sudden Death.- Fatal Sexual Abuse in Childhood.- Elder Abuse and Gerontocide.- Air Crash Investigation for Histopathologists.- Bioterrorism.- The Chronological Dating of Injury.