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Knight's Forensic pathology.

Author: Bernard Knight; Pekka J Saukko
Publisher: London : Arnold ; New York : Distributed in the United States of America by Oxford University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd ed.View all editions and formats
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This third edition of the textbook for forensic pathologists covers all aspects of the investigation of cause and time of death and interpretation of wounds. The emphasis of the book is on the practical application of knowledge/research findings.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Knight; Pekka J Saukko
ISBN: 0340760443 9780340760444
OCLC Number: 56440239
Description: 662 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. The forensic autopsy --
2. The pathophysiology of death --
3. The establishment of identity of human remains --
4. The pathology of wounds --
5. Head and spinal injuries --
6. Chest and abdominal injuries --
7. Self-inflicted injury --
8. Gunshot and explosion deaths --
9. Transportation injuries --
10. Abuse of human rights : deaths in custody --
11. Burns and scalds --
12. Electrical fatalities --
13. Complications of injury --
14. Suffocation and 'asphyxia' --
15. Fatal pressure on the neck --
16. Immersion deaths --
17. Neglect, starvation and hypothermia --
18. Deaths associated with sexual offences --
19. Deaths associated with pregnancy --
20. Infanticide and stillbirth --
21. Sudden death in infancy --
22. Fatal child abuse --
23. Deaths associated with surgical procedures --
24. Dysbarism and barotrauma --
25. The pathology of sudden death --
26. Forensic dentistry and for the pathologist --
27. Poisoning and the pathologist --
28. Forensic aspects of alcohol --
29. Carbon monoxide poisoning --
30. Agrochemical poisoning --
31. Poisoning by medicines --
32. Death from narcotic and hallucinogenic drugs --
33. Corrosive and metallic poisoning --
34. Deaths from organic solvents --
Appendix 1. Technical methods --
Appendix 2. Council of Europe Committee of Ministers Recommendation No. R (99) 3.
Other Titles: Forensic pathology
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