Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology explores all aspects of modern day forensics, applying equally to children or adults, either living or the deceased. The range of topics covered includes forensic science, medicine, nursing, and pathology, as well as toxicology, human identification, mass disasters/mass war graves, profiling, imaging, policing, wound assessment, sexual assault, anthropology, archeology, forensic search, entomology, botany, biology, veterinary pathology, and DNA. Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology presents a balance of forensic research and reviews from around the world to reflect modern advances through peer-reviewed papers, short communications, meeting proceedings and case reports.

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  • Roger W. Byard
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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1.611 (2019)
Impact factor
1.899 (2019)
Five year impact factor
26 days
Submission to first decision
69 days
Submission to acceptance
140,578 (2019)
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1556-2891
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