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Indira Gandhi Govt. Medical College, India

There are a number of large, expensive, voluminous works that deal with forensic medicine in minute detail, but which can be regarded as over-meticulous and heavy going. This mini atlas is the opposite – it is clear, concise, easy to read, and provides the right level of description and explanation to each illustrated example.

The book consists of 20 chapters divided into 2 sections, Morbid Forensic Medicine, and Clinical Forensic Medicine. There are over 300 colour photos, which can also be viewed on screen via the free CD Rom. Some medical students only have to study forensic medicine for a few weeks. For others the subject is a major part of their degree. This book will be an invaluable pocket resource for them, and indeed for all those whose career requires some knowledge of forensic medicine.

1.Introduction to Morbid forensic Medicine 2. Identification 3. Cloths, Articles and Body Surface 4. Changes after Death 5. Mechanical Injury 6. Injuries by Fire and Electricity 7. Mechanical Asphyxia and Drowning 8. Starvation 9. Fetus 10. Poisoning 11. Death in Pregnancy 12. Sudden Death 13. Injuries in Sexual Violence 14. Artifacts 15. Introduction to Clinical Forensic Medicine 16. Determination of Age 17. Examination of Physically Abused or Injured 18. Examination of Weapons 19. Examination of Sexual Offences 20. Examination of Drunkenness

ISBN: 9781905740277
Publication: May 2008
Format: Paperback
Price: £19.99

*Outstanding complement to standard textbooks
*Excellent revision aid for undergraduates
*Free CD Rom