Medicolegal Neuropathology: A Color Atlas uniquely demonstrates and explains many neuropathologic findings in a way that will aid investigators of sudden and unexpected death integrate their own findings into the total case context. With helpful tips and reminders, as well as over 500 bold, colorful photographs, this well-organized resource helps you quickly recognize, document, and understand the diverse realm of neuropathological findings waiting to be discovered at autopsy.
Organized in a case-oriented format, Medicolegal Neuropathology: A Color Atlas shows you:
Many large external and internal color photographs
Proper methods of documenting and interpreting pathologic findings
Methods of performing specialized autopsy procedures
Techniques for proper sampling and preparation of tissues for microscopic examination
Important traumatic and nontraumatic findings and their significance
A refresher course on normal anatomical structures
Table of Contents
Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury
Increased Intracranial Pressure and Its Sequelae
Persistent Vegetative State
Hypertensive and Drug-Related Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Pediatrics - General
Pediatrics - Trauma
Spinal Cord Injury
Artifact and Decomposition
Special Stains, Techniques, etc.
Normal Human Neuroanatomy
"It is a great contribution and shall achieve a dominant position in the forensic pathology literature. Nothing like it has ever been done. I urge that the publisher agrees to keep it in print in perpetuity."
- Dr. Joseph H. Davis, M.D., (Retired) Chief Medical Examiner, Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner Department
"… invaluable for both teaching and reference by practicing forensic pathologists and neuropathologists and their trainees. The illustrations are of very high quality, and the relevant forensic topics, including traumatic and natural disease, are covered comprehensively."
-Charles L. White, III, M.D.
John H. Childers Professor of Pathology
Director, Neuropathology Laboratory
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School