Contents:Section I - Introductory TopicsChapter 1 - Introduction to PathologyChapter 2 - Introduction to Forensic SciencesChapter 3 - Introduction to Forensic PathologyChapter 4 - Death InvestigationChapter 5 - Death CertificationChapter 6 - Overview of Anatomy and PhysiologySection II - General Topics in Forensic PathologyChapter 7 - The Forensic Examination and AutopsyChapter 8 - Postmortem Changes and Time of DeathChapter 9 - Identification of Human RemainsSection III - Major Causes/Mechanisms of DeathChapter 10 - Natural DeathsChapter 11 - Drug-related and Toxin-related DeathsChapter 12 - Blunt Force Injury DeathsChapter 13 - Gunshot Wound DeathsChapter 14 - Sharp Force Injury DeathsChapter 15 - Asphyxial Deaths Chapter 16 - DrowningChapter 17 - Electrical Deaths Chapter 18 - Temperature-related DeathsChapter 19 - Burns and Fire-related DeathsChapter 20 - Deaths in Infancy and ChildhoodChapter 21 - Miscellaneous Topics
Forensic Pathology for Police, Death Investigators, Attorneys, and Forensic Scientists is a forensic pathology book specifically written for professionals who interact with forensic pathologists. The book includes sections that address various general topics which are not normally present in the typical forensic pathology text, such as descriptions of medical, pathology and forensic pathology training, basic anatomy and physiology, an overview of other forensic science disciplines, and autopsy performance. Forensic Pathology for Police, Death Investigators, Attorneys, and Forensic Scientists also covers classic topics in forensic pathology, including death investigation, death certification, postmortem changes, and the entire range of case types, ranging from natural deaths to drug-related deaths to various types of violent death. The text is written in easy-to-understand language, and is complemented by hundreds of high-quality photographs.
Written for a mixed audience of professionals who interact with forensic pathologists, police officers, attorneys, forensic scientists, coroners, and medical examiners
Includes general topics not typically covered in other forensic pathology texts
Ideal for use as an introductory text, yet contains sufficient detail and an abundance of high-quality photographs