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Spitz and Fisher's Medicolegal Investigation of Death Guidelines for the Application of Pathology to Crime Investigation

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ISBN-10: 0398075441

ISBN-13: 9780398075446

Edition: 4th 2004

Authors: Werner U. Spitz, Daniel J. Spitz, Vernard I. Adams, Vernon Armbrustmacher, Michael Baden

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List price: $119.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Limited
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1358
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 9.086
Language: English

Michael Baden, M.D., is a visiting professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Albany Medical Center, and New York Law School, and has also lectured extensively to law enforcement agencies. He lives in New York City.

History and development of forensic medicine and pathologyp. 3
Crime scene
Bloodstain pattern interpretationp. 22
Biological evidence on the human bodyp. 45
Time of death and changes after death
Anatomical considerationsp. 87
Chemical considerationsp. 128
Forensic entomologyp. 149
Exhumationp. 174
Identification of human remains
Diverse techniquesp. 184
DNAp. 226
Anthropologyp. 240
Forensic odontology
Bite mark identificationp. 255
Advanced techniques in dental identification and bite marksp. 282
Advanced photographic techniquesp. 287
The use of digital analysis in bite mark identificationp. 292
Sudden and unexpected death from natural causes in adultsp. 301
Investigation of deaths in childhood
Feticide and neonaticidep. 343
The abused child and adolescentp. 357
The differential diagnosis of child abusep. 417
Trauma and diseasep. 436
Blunt force injuryp. 460
Sharp force injuryp. 532
Injury by gunfire
Gunshot woundsp. 607
Shotgun woundsp. 706
Thermal injuriesp. 747
Asphyxiap. 783
Investigation of bodies in waterp. 846
Electrical and lightning injuriesp. 882
Road traffic victimp. 903
Medicolegal investigation of mass disastersp. 966
Trauma of the nervous system
Forensic neuropathologyp. 994
Boxing injuriesp. 1078
Microscopic forensic pathologyp. 1092
Forensic aspects of radiologyp. 1135
Investigation of deaths from drug abusep. 1166
Forensic aspects of alcoholp. 1218
The medicolegal autopsy reportp. 1230
Selected procedures at autopsyp. 1243
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