Veterinary Forensics : Animal Cruelty Investigations. (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Veterinary Forensics : Animal Cruelty Investigations.

Author: Melinda D Merck
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Animal cruelty is gaining attention worldwide. With the rise of mandatory reporting requirements for veterinarians and prosecution of animal cruelty, veterinarians and pathologists need the resources to properly assist in these cases. Veterinary Forensics is a practical reference for veterinarians, pathologists and investigators. Written by a leading expert in veterinary forensics, it provides the background and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melinda D Merck
ISBN: 9780470344200 0470344202 1282112538 9781282112537
OCLC Number: 609848274
Description: 1 online resource (368 pages)
Contents: List of Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 The Legal System and the Veterinarian 's Role; Chapter 2 Crime Scene Investigation; Chapter 3 CSI:The Animal as Evidence; Chapter 4 Special Considerations in Animal Cruelty Cases; Chapter 5 Patterns of Non-accidental Injury:Non-penetrating Injuries; Chapter 6 Patterns of Non-accidental Injury:Penetrating Injuries; Chapter 7 Patterns of Non-accidental Injury:Burns; Chapter 8 Patterns of Non-accidental Injury: Gunshot Wounds; Chapter 9 Patterns of Non-accidental Injury: Asphyxia and Drowning. Chapter 10 Patterns of Non-accidental Injury: PoisoningChapter 11 Patterns of Non-accidental Injury: Neglect; Chapter 12 Sexual Assault; Chapter 13 Animal Fighting; Chapter 14 Time of Death; Appendix 1 Evidence Log; Appendix 2 Cruelty Case Samples Packaging Record; Appendix 3 Cruelty Case Samples Receipt Record; Appendix 4 Live SOAP Form; Appendix 5 Weight Change; Appendix 6 Body Condition Assessment; Appendix 7 Skin Condition:Cat; Appendix.

Abstract:

Animal cruelty is gaining attention worldwide. With the rise of mandatory reporting requirements for veterinarians and prosecution of animal cruelty, veterinarians and pathologists need the resources to properly assist in these cases. Veterinary Forensics is a practical reference for veterinarians, pathologists and investigators. Written by a leading expert in veterinary forensics, it provides the background and resources needed to work with animal abuse cases. The book offers detailed and clear direction on crime scene investigation, forensic testing and forensic pathology findings, as well a.

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