A Physician’s Guide to Clinical Forensic Medicine

  • Margaret M. Stark

Part of the Forensic Science and Medicine book series (FSM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Roy N. Palmer
    Pages 15-37
  3. Deborah Rogers, Mary Newton
    Pages 39-97
  4. Jack Crane
    Pages 99-116
  5. Amanda Thomas
    Pages 117-134
  6. Kari Blaho
    Pages 135-148
  7. Guy Norfolk, Margaret M. Stark
    Pages 149-178
  8. Margaret M. Stark, Guy Norfolk
    Pages 179-219
  9. Richard Shepherd
    Pages 221-244
  10. Ian F. Wall, Steven Karch
    Pages 245-277
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 279-326

About this book


In A Physicians Guide to Clinical Forensic Medicine, Margaret Stark and a team of authoritative experts offer a timely survey of the fundamental principles and latest developments in clinical forensic medicine. Topics range from injury interpretation to sexual assault examination, from nonaccidental injury in children to crowd control agents. Also included are extensive discussions of the care of detainees, the management of substance misuse detainees in police custody, the causes and prevention of deaths in custody, and the fundamentals of traffic medicine. In the absence of international standards of training, the authors also address the basic issues of consent, confidentiality, note-keeping, court reporting, and attendance in court.
Comprehensive and authoritative, A Physicians Guide to Clinical Forensic Medicine offers forensic specialists and allied professionals a reliable, up-to-date guide to proven practices and procedures for every variety of police inquiry requiring clinical forensic investigation. Physician working as forensic specialists, including police surgeons, medical examiners, accident and emergency physicians, pediatricians involved in child protection, gynecologists involved in sexual assault cases, and forensic nurses.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Margaret M. Stark
    • 1
  1. 1.The Forensic Medicine UnitSt George’s Hospital Medical SchoolLondonUK

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