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Forensic Medicine

Fundamentals and Perspectives

  • Contains a wealth of figures in color, including from the field of forensic histopathology, as well as numerous tables presenting key facts

  • Considers various forms of trauma

  • Discusses fatal and non-fatal child abuse in detail

  • Covers the new field of forensic radiology

  • Addresses medical malpractice

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 1-12
  3. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 13-32
  4. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 33-55
  5. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 57-74
  6. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 75-84
  7. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 85-95
  8. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 97-109
  9. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 111-133
  10. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 135-153
  11. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 155-170
  12. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 171-189
  13. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 191-212
  14. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 213-226
  15. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 227-241
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    Pages 243-260
  17. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 261-268
  18. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 269-286
  19. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 287-307
  20. Reinhard B. Dettmeyer, Marcel A. Verhoff, Harald F. Schütz
    Pages 309-319

About this book

Introduction

This book presents the latest developments in the field of forensic pathology/forensic medicine, including important advances in forensic histopathology, forensic radiology, medical malpractice, understanding of child abuse, and forensic toxicology. Various forms of trauma are addressed in individual chapters, and among the other topics covered are traffic medicine, forensic alcohol toxicology, forensic DNA analysis, forensic osteology, and international regulations. The book includes a wealth of color illustrations and numerous tables presenting key facts. The authors are leading experts in general pathology, forensic radiology, and forensic toxicology. Forensic Pathology/Forensic Medicine: Fundamentals and Perspectives will be of interest not only to specialist pathologists and those working in forensic medicine, but also to coroners, forensic physicians, students, lawyers, attorneys, and policemen.

Keywords

Child Abuse Forensic Radiology Forensic Toxicology Medical Malpractice

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Forensic MedicineUniversity of GießenGießenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Forensic MedicineUniversity of GießenGießenGermany
  3. 3.Department of Forensic MedicineUniversity of GießenGießenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Forensic Medicine
  • Book Subtitle Fundamentals and Perspectives
  • Authors Reinhard B. Dettmeyer
    Marcel A. Verhoff
    Harald F. Schütz
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-38818-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-38817-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-50823-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-38818-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXIV, 584
  • Number of Illustrations 333 b/w illustrations, 46 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Pathology
    Forensic Medicine
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Biotechnology
Health & Hospitals
Pathology
Pharma

Reviews

From the book reviews:

“‘Forensic Medicine: Fundamentals and Perspectives’ is not only aimed at forensic experts but also at every physician and non-medical investigator (police, prosecutors, attorneys, judges, etc.) involved in unnatural deaths and crimes. … this book is a well referenced, modern, understandable guide for forensic and non-forensic experts and law enforcement officers thanks to its clearly arranged structure … .” (Lucia Tattoli, Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology, Vol. 10, 2014)

“‘Forensic Medicine: Fundamentals and Perspectives’ can be recommended to medical students and residents of legal medicine in particular. Moreover, every physician every physician involved in forensic issues as well as police officers, attorneys, or judges who are interested in understanding daily medicolegal case work in more detail will benefit from this new and internationally oriented compendium.” (Daniel Wittschieber, International Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 128 (575), 2014)