Simpson's Forensic Medicine, 13th Edition

13th Edition

Jason Payne-James, Richard Jones, Steven B Karch, John Manlove

CRC Press
Published August 26, 2011
Textbook - 256 Pages - 182 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9780340986035 - CAT# K18034

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Summary

This fully updated thirteenth edition of Simpson's Forensic Medicine remains a classic introductory text to the field. Continuing its tradition of preparing the next generation of forensic practitioners, it presents essential concepts in the interface between medicine and the law. Twenty-four chapters cover basic science, toxicology, forensic odontology, forensic anthropology, and both the legal obligations and ethical responsibilities of those involved in the forensic setting.

Highlights of this well-renowned text include:

  • Clear and concise language suitable for a wide audience of readers
  • Text boxes to emphasize salient points
  • High-quality color photographs for clear communication of concepts
  • Focus on key principles applicable to any legal system
  • Additional perspectives from authors new to this edition
  • Expanded coverage of toxicology and forensic science

Each chapter includes suggestions for further reading, including books, key scientific papers and reviews, and web-based sources. Simpson's has a long and respected history—read by many of today's leading forensic practitioners at the start of the career. It remains the most indispensable guide to the practice of forensic medicine worldwide.

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