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Simpson's Forensic Medicine

13th Edition

By Jason Payne-James, Richard Jones, Steven Karch, John Manlove

CRC Press

256 pages

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This fully updated thirteenth edition of Simpson's Forensic Medicine remains a classic introductory text to the field. Continuing its tradition of preparing the next generation of forensic practitioners, it presents essential concepts in the interface between medicine and the law. Twenty-four chapters cover basic science, toxicology, forensic odont

Table of Contents

Principles of Forensic Practice. The ethics of medical practice. The medical aspects of death. Identification of the living and the dead. Changes after death. Unexpected and sudden death from natural causes. Deaths and injury in infancy. Assessment and interpretation of injury. Regional injuries. Ballistic injuries. Restraint injuries. Sexual assault. Child assault and protection. Traffic Medicine. Asphyxia. Immersion and drowning. Heat, cold and electrical trauma. Principles of toxicology. Alcohol. Licit and illicit drugs. Medicinal poisons. Miscellaneous poisons. Principles of forensic science. Allied Forensic Specialties.

About the Authors

Dr Jason Payne-James LLM FRCS FFFLM FFSSoc RFP DFM
Director - Forensic Healthcare Services Ltd, Vice-President (Forensic Medicine) - Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (Royal College of Physicians)
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Cameron Centre for Forensic and Medical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London
Steven B. Karch, MD., FFFLM FFSSoc
Consultant Cardiac Pathologist and Toxicologist, Berkeley, California, USA

Richard Jones BSc. (Hons) MBBS FRCPath MCIEH MFSSoc MFFLM
Locum Consultant Forensic Pathologist, Wales Institute of Forensic Medicine, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, UK
John Manlove BA MSc DIC PhD RFP FFSSoc.
Manlove Forensics Ltd, Wantage, Oxon, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW041000
LAW / Forensic Science