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Vol 22 No 11 Nov/Dec 2017

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Knight's Forensic Pathology 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780340972533
Previous Edition ISBN: 0340760443
Published: January 2016
Publisher: CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback + eBook
Price: £185.00

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The fourth edition of this definitive international postgraduate textbook for forensic pathologists covers all aspects of the medico-legal autopsy, including the cause and time of death, interpretation of wounds, and every other facet of the investigation of a fatality.

It emphasizes the practical application of knowledge, research findings, and the value of observation over received wisdom. Bernard Knight's continuing role as overall editor ensures that the book's often praised readability has been maintained.

An access code for the eBook is included in the book.

Medical Law
The forensic autopsy
The pathophysiology of death
The establishment of identity of human remains
The pathology of wounds
Head and spinal injuries
Chest and abdominal injuries
Self-inflicted injury
Gunshot and explosion deaths
Transportation injuries
Abuse of human rights: deaths in custody
Burns and scalds
Electrical fatalities
Complications of injury
Suffocation and asphyxia
Fatal pressure on the neck
Immersion deaths
Neglect, starvation and hypothermia
Deaths associated with sexual offences
Deaths associated with pregnancy
Infanticide and stillbirth
Sudden death in infancy
Fatal child abuse
Deaths associated with surgical procedures
Dysbarism and barotrauma
The pathology of sudden death
Forensic dentistry for the pathologist
Poisoning and the pathologist
Forensic aspects of alcohol
Carbon monoxide poisoning
Agrochemical poisoning
Poisoning by medicines
Death from narcotic and hallucinogenic drugs
Corrosive and metallic poisoning
Deaths from organic solvents