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Vol 23 No 1 Jan/Feb 2018

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Knight's Forensic Pathology 4th ed isbn 9780340972533

Knight's Forensic Pathology 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780340760444
ISBN: 0340760443
New Edition ISBN: 9780340972533
Published: January 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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. The book includes the European Autopsy Protocol, updated findings in relation to sudden death and histopathology throughout.

Medical Law
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 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.