A Physician's Guide to Clinical Forensic Medicine

A Physician's Guide to Clinical Forensic Medicine

eBook - 2000
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A survey of the fundamentals and current developments of the medical procedures and practices of criminal investigations. After discussions of the history and fundamentals of forensic medicine, chapters discuss the interpretation and investigation of sexual assault, injury in adults and children, the effects of crowd control agents, substance abuse, deaths in police custody, and driving impairment. The material is presented from a medical viewpoint and the ethics of medical practice are considered throughout. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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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 sexual assault examination to injury interpretation, from nonaccidental injury in children, to crowd control agents. Also included are extensive discussions of the care of detainees, the management of substance abuse detainees in 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 a every variety of police inquiry requiring clinical forensic investigation.

Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, c2000
ISBN: 9780585277073
0585277079
0896037428
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxv, 326 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: Stark, Martha
Alternative Title: Clinical forensic medicine

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