Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 2nd Edition

  • Roger Byard
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  • ISBN-10: 0128000554
  • ISBN-13: 9780128000557
  • DDC: 614.103
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 3008 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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The Encyclopedia of Forensic & Legal Medicine comprehensively covers forensic and legal medicine (including related specialties and scientific, technical and legal issues) and is available online and in three printed volumes, offering any practitioner in a forensic, medical, healthcare, legal, judicial, or investigative field easily accessible and authoritative overviews on a wide range of topics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editors in Chief.
List of Contributors.
How to Use the Encyclopedia.
Introduction to the First Edition.
Preface to the First Edition.
Preface to the Second Edition.
1: Accreditation: Crime Scene Investigators.
2: Accreditation: Forensic Physicians.
3: Accreditation: Forensic Specialties.
4: Accreditation: Regulation of Forensic Science.
5: Accreditation: Toxicology Laboratories.
6: Age Estimation in the Living.
7: Age Estimation in the Living: Dental Age Estimation – Theory and Practice.
8: Age Estimation in the Living: Imaging and Age Estimation.
9: Age Estimation in the Living: Osteology and Age Estimation.
10: Alcohol: Acute and Chronic Use and Postmortem Findings.
11: Alcohol: Blood and Body Fluid Analysis.
12: Alcohol: Breath Analysis.
13: Allergies: Postmortem Findings.
14: Animal Attacks and Injuries: Anthropological Findings.
15: Animal Attacks and Injuries: Fatal.
16: Animal Attacks and Injuries: Nonfatal.
17: Anthropology: Ancestry Assessment.
18: Anthropology: Bone Pathology and Antemortem Trauma.
19: Anthropology: Cremated Bones – Anthropology.
20: Anthropology: Forensic Anthropology and Childhood.
21: Anthropology: Morphological Age Estimation.
22: Anthropology: Overview.
23: Anthropology: Role of DNA.
24: Anthropology: Sex Determination.
25: Anthropology: Stature Estimation from the Skeleton.
26: Anthropology: Taphonomy in the Forensic Context.
27: Anthropology: Use of Forensic Archeology and Anthropology in the Search and Recovery of Buried Evidence.
28: Asphyxia: Clinical Findings.
29: Asphyxia: Pathological Features.
30: Autopsy: Adult.
31: Autopsy: Infectious and Serious Communicable Diseases.
32: Autopsy: Medicolegal Considerations, Including Organ Retention and Handling.
33: Autopsy: Molecular.
34: Autopsy: Pediatric.
35: Autopsy: Procedures and Standards.
36: Autopsy Findings: Autopsy in Drug Use.
37: Autopsy Findings: Drowning and Submersion Deaths.
38: Autopsy Findings: Fire Deaths.
39: Autopsy Findings: Organic Toxins.
40: Autopsy Findings: Postmortem Drug Measurements, Interpretation of.
41: Autopsy Findings: Postmortem Drug Sampling and Redistribution.
42: Autopsy Findings: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome – Epidemiology and Etiology.
43: Autopsy Findings: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome – Pathological Findings and Autopsy Approach.
44: Aviation Accidents: Role of the Pathologist.
45: Aviation Medicine: Illness and Limitations for Flying.
46: Backtracking Calculations for Alcohol and Drugs.
47: Ballistic Trauma: Overview and Statistics – Wound Ballistics.
48: Blood Grouping.
49: Body Cavity Searches: Practical Issues and Consent.
50: Body Recovery.
51: Carbon Monoxide Exposure: Autopsy Findings.
52: Carbon Monoxide Exposure: Clinical Findings – Sequelae in Survivors.
53: Children: Emotional Abuse.
54: Children: Infant Death Investigation.
55: Children: Neglect.
56: Children: Noninflicted Causes of Childhood Death.
57: Children: Normal Anogenital Anatomy and Variants.
58: Children: Physical Abuse.
59: Children: Sexual Abuse – Epidemiology.
60: Children: Sexual Abuse – Overview.
61: Children: Stages of Growth and Development.
62: Children: Sudden Natural Infant and Childhood Death.
63: Clinical Trials: Legal Aspects and Consent.
64: Cold-Case Review: UK Experience.
65: Coma: Definitions and Differential Diagnoses – Adult.
66: Coma: Definitions and Differential Diagnoses – Pediatric.
67: Complaints Against Doctors, Healthcare Workers, and Institutions.
68: Consent: Confidentiality and Disclosure.
69: Consent: Medical Examination in Custody.
70: Consent: Mental Capacity and Case Law.
71: Consent: Mental Capacity Assessment.
72: Consent: Treatment without Consent.
73: Courts and Tribunal Report Writing in England and Wales.
74: Court Systems: England and Wales – Law and Courts.
75: Court Systems: European Community Law.
76: Court Systems: India.
77: Court Systems: Japanese Law and Courts.
78: Court Systems: Jewish (Halacha) Law.
79: Court Systems: Legal Precedent and Case Law.
80: Court Systems: Sharii'ah Law and Courts.
81: Court Systems: United States of America – Law and Courts.
82: Crime Scene Investigation and Examination: Chain of Evidence.
83: Crime Scene Investigation and Examination: Death-Scene Investigation – United States of America.
84: Crime Scene Investigation and Examination: Major Incident Scene Management.
85: Crime Scene Investigation and Examination: Recovery of Human Remains.
86: Crime Scene Investigation and Examination: Suspicious Deaths.
87: Crime Scene Investigation and Examination: Underwater Crime Scenes.
88: Crime Scene Management Systems: Continental Europe.
89: Crime Scene Management Systems: United States of America.
90: Criminal Profiling.
91: Custody: In-Custody Deaths – United Kingdom and Continental Europe.
92: Custody: In-Custody Deaths – United States of America.