Forensic Medicine

Fundamentals and Perspectives

Authors: Dettmeyer, Reinhard, Verhoff, Marcel A., Schütz, Harald F.

  • Contains a wealth of figures in color, including from the field of forensic histopathology, as well as numerous tables presenting key facts
  • Considers various forms of trauma
  • Discusses fatal and non-fatal child abuse in detail
  • Covers the new field of forensic radiology
  • Addresses medical malpractice
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About this book

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.

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“‘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)


Table of contents (30 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Dettmeyer, Reinhard B. (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • The External Postmortem Examination

    Dettmeyer, Reinhard B. (et al.)

    Pages 13-32

  • Thanatology

    Dettmeyer, Reinhard B. (et al.)

    Pages 33-55

  • Autopsy (Syn. Postmortem Examination, Necroscopy)

    Dettmeyer, Reinhard B. (et al.)

    Pages 57-74

  • Exhumation

    Dettmeyer, Reinhard B. (et al.)

    Pages 75-84

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eBook $189.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $239.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-38817-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $239.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-662-50823-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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  • low-cost access
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Forensic Medicine
Book Subtitle
Fundamentals and Perspectives
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: CBS Publishers, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-38818-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-38818-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-38817-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50823-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 584
Number of Illustrations and Tables
333 b/w illustrations, 46 illustrations in colour
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