This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training. Specifically designed to assist hospital pathologists and assistants, forensic pathology fellows, pathology residents, and medical examiners, it provides a comprehensive, authoritative discussion of key topics in forensic autopsy. Richly illustrated and easy to use, Diagnostic Pathology: Forensic Autopsy is a one-stop reference on the performance of procedures in this challenging field, ideal as a day-to-day reference or as a reliable training resource.
Provides expert guidance on accurate diagnoses of the findings and patterns encountered in the forensic autopsy, as well as cause of death procedures
Covers key topics such as opioid and drug deaths, including new drugs and their toxicology; deaths and investigations in custody; infant and child deaths, including SIDS and overlaying; and infant and child neck trauma, including shaken baby syndrome
Contains the necessary information to aid in the performance of both routine and complicated forensic autopsies
Features hundreds of high-quality images throughout, including full-color illustrations and clinical and gross pathology photographs―all carefully annotated to highlight the most diagnostically significant factors
Features a templated, highly formatted design; concise, bulleted text; key facts in each chapter; and an extensive index for easy reference
Offers authoritative, readable coverage for those who need to learn and understand important aspects of forensic autopsy, including coroners, medico-legal death investigators, and legal investigators
Includes the enhanced eBook version, which allows you to search all text, figures, and references on a variety of devices