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Recent Advances In Forensic Medicine And Toxicology Vol-1

Recent Advances in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology (Volume 1)

  • Author: Gautam Biswas
  • ISBN: 9789351525585
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: December 1, 2015
  • Format: Paperback – 526 pages
  • Language: English

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With recent technological advances, fields such as forensic odontology, forensic biology, forensic serology, forensic psychiatry and forensic pathology have been recognized as major subspecialities. Recent Advances in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology provides all the recent updates on medical jurisprudence, clinical forensic medicine and forensic pathology to help forensic specialists, as well as medical professionals who need to seek the opinion of a forensic specialist in medicolegal cases.

The book is divided into 3 sections; medical jurisprudence, medical ethics, forensic pathology or toxicology. The book includes detailed debate on medicolegal examination and certification of a case of injury, medicolegal aspects of injuries, how to approach a case of poisoning, alcohol intoxication, head and neck injury, attempted strangulation, and emerging issues in sex verification and victim identification in mass disasters.

Recent Advances in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology is an important and highly relevant book for residents and fellows in forensic medicine, forensic medicine specialists and medical officers.

Key Features
  • Features discussion on the legal, social and humanitarian aspects of euthanasia
  • Up-to-date debates on expert medical evidence, legal and medical issues of medical records
  • Over 160 full colour and black and white illustrations, images and tables
Table of Contents
  1. Section I Medical Jurisprudence
    1. Medicolegal Issues in Consent
    2. Medical Ethics and Negligence Cases in India
    3. Euthanasia: Legal, Social and Humanitarian Aspects
    4. Age of Child: Legal Perspective
    5. Recent Changes in Sexual Assault and Rape Laws
    6. Court Room Procedures
    7. Expert Medical Evidence
    8. Legal and Ethical Issues of Medical Records
  2. Section II Clinical Forensic Medicine
    1. Medicolegal Examination and Certification of a Case of Injury
    2. Medicolegal Aspects of Injuries
    3. An Approach to a Case of Poisoning
    4. An Approach to a Case of Alcohol Intoxication
    5. An Approach to a Case of Head and Neck Injury
    6. An Approach to a Case of Near-hanging/Attempted Strangulation
    7. Emerging Issues in Sex Verification
    8. Victim Identification in Mass Disasters
    1. Judicial Hanging
    2. Dyadic Deaths
    3. Fat Embolism
    4. Tattoo: Historical, Social and Psychological Aspects
    5. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
    6. Post-autopsy Reconstruction
  4. Index
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