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Forensic medicine

Author: Howard C Adelman
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2007.
Series: Inside forensic science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the expertise required to become a forensic pathologist and explores the kinds of cases they examine and how they determine such things as cause and time of death.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard C Adelman
ISBN: 0791089266 9780791089262
OCLC Number: 70167728
Description: 104 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pathology and the forensic pathologist --
Establishing time of death --
Goals and purpose of the investigation --
Autopsy --
Medical examiner cases --
Sudden and unexpected deaths due to natural causes --
Asphyxia/anoxic deaths --
Violent deaths through physical injury --
Lawyers, the media, and the bizarre --
Gray areas and the forensic team --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Further reading.
Series Title: Inside forensic science.
Responsibility: Howard C. Adelman.
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Forensic medicine uses medical specialties and scientific techniques from various fields--dentistry, psychology, and biology, among others--to investigate the causes of death, injury, or disease.  Read more...

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