Recent Advances in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology - Vol.2
Good Practice Guidelines and Current Medicolegal Issues

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This book is the second volume in the Recent Advances in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology series. Volume One (9789351525585) published in 2014.

Divided into five sections, the text provides specialists and trainees with the very latest advances and information in their field.

The book begins with discussion on medical jurisprudence and legal issues covering issues such as medical negligence and medical evidence in victim examination.

The next chapters cover clinical forensic medicine describing specific cases, and forensic pathology explaining autopsy for different scenarios.

New to this volume, are two final sections which discuss advances in forensic anthropology, examination of skeletal remains, and controversies in forensic testing and investigations.

Key points

  • New volume presenting latest advances and information in forensic medicine and toxicology
  • Covers medical jurisprudence, clinical forensic medicine and forensic pathology
  • Volume Two features two new sections on forensic anthropology and forensic science
  • Highly illustrated with forensic photographs, diagrams, tables and boxes

SECTION 1: MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE AND LEGAL ISSUES

  • Medical Negligence and Medical Law
  • Medical Evidence in Examination of Rape/Sexual Assault Survivor
  • Critical Appraisal of the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques Act
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Oocyte Cryopreservation
  • Moment of Death
  • Concept of Dying Declaration in India
  • Unclaimed Bodies—Legal, Ethical, and Humanitarian Issues

 

SECTION 2: CLINICAL FORENSIC MEDICINE

  • Assessment and Documentation of Injuries
  • An Approach to Examination of a Case of Erectile Dysfunctio
  • An Approach to a Case of Ocular Trauma
  • An Introduction to Bite Mark Documentation and Analysis
  • Legal Aspects and Examination of a Torture Survivor

 

SECTION 3: FORENSIC PATHOLOGY

  • The Neuropathological and Clinical Features of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
  • An Introduction to Digital Autopsy
  • Pathophysiology of Maternal Deaths
  • Recent Advances in the Autopsy Diagnosis of Drowning
  • Autopsy in Perinatal Deaths and its Medicolegal Implications
  • Autopsy in Suspected Pediatric Non-Accidental Head Injuries
  • Autopsy in Cases of Torture and Custodial Deaths
  • Checklist in Medicolegal Practice

 

SECTION 4: FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY

  • Examination of Skeletal Remains
  • The Practical Application of Forensic Anthropology

 

SECTION 5: FORENSIC SCIENCE

  • Controversies in Forensic Tests, Investigations and Expertise

 

Index

Gautam Biswas MD
Professor and Head, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India