Demonstrates the application of radiology in cases involving identifying remains, evaluating causes of death, and establishing evidence. This second edition also features material on the large scale investigation of war crimes and human rights abuses; technological changes and the role of virtual autopsies; and reconstruction of gunshot injuries.
This new dictionary covers a wide range of terms used in the field of forensic science, touching on related disciplines such as chemistry, biology, and anthropology. Case examples, figures, and photographs make it the ideal reference for students and practitioners of forensic science, as well as those with an interest in forensic science.
Child abuse and suspicious child deaths continue to be very complicated problems for the clinician and pathologist to investigate. This book examines the growing evidence base for forensic pathology in paediatric cases in order to present an objective reference for all those working in the field.
In the process of establishing the cause and manner of death, representatives of various investigative bodies have several responsibilities, including explaining the death to family members, attempting to reduce the risk of similar deaths in the future, and, if applicable, apprehending the individuals who are responsible for the death.