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Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Second Edition DVD

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Charles Catanese
February 3, 2016

Featuring twice the number of images as any other forensic pathology atlas, this DVD version demonstrates visually the postmortem changes of the human body and the different kinds of patterns produced in deaths caused by natural causes, diagnostic or therapeutic procedures, substance abuse, poisonin...

Principles and Practices of Aquatic Law

John Robert Fletemeyer
February 07, 2018

This book presents the best practices and principles related to aquatic law and risk management. Its focus is injury and death occurring in aquatic environments including the ocean, pools, water parks, canals, rivers, lakes, dams, etc. It discusses the importance of aquatic risk management as it...

Huber and Headrick's Handwriting Identification: Facts and Fundamentals, Second Edition

Heidi H. Harralson, Larry S. Miller
December 18, 2017

"Forensic document examination is the study of physical evidence and physical evidence cannot lie. Only its interpretation can err. Only the failure to find it, or to hear its true testimony can deprive it of its value."—Roy Huber This is a comprehensive update of Huber and Headrick's seminal work...

The Psychology of Death Investigations: Behavioral Analysis for Psychological Autopsy and Criminal Profiling

Katherine Ramsland
October 31, 2017

The Psychology of Death Investigations outlines definitively how behavioral evidence can often provide the necessary components and "missing pieces" to complement physical evidence as an essential tool for incident reconstruction. In order to determine the direction of an investigation and to...

Forensic Pathology Review: Questions and Answers

John M. Wayne, MD, Cynthia A. Schandl, S. Erin Presnell, MD
October 20, 2017

This book is an invaluable tool for studying and reviewing key concepts in forensic pathology. Written in a question-and-answer format, this accessible guide tests readers' knowledge of manner of death, patterns of injury, lab data interpretation, postmortem radiography and imaging, and much more....

Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology


October 06, 2017

New York City has the largest medical examiner’s office in the United States, and the Brooklyn division is the busiest of the five boroughs. Charles A. Catanese received his Forensic Pathology fellowship training in New York, and then worked full time as a Medical Examiner in the Brooklyn office...

Investigation of Road Traffic Fatalities: An Atlas

Jay Dix
September 20, 2017

The screech of rubber against asphalt. And then the crash: a violent two-car collision resulting in a twisted mass of metal, plastic, and glass-and worse, the deaths of both drivers.Accident reconstruction is but one phase of road traffic fatality (RTF) cases. Even as police officers draw their...

Quality Assurance in the Pathology Laboratory: Forensic, Technical, and Ethical Aspects

Maciej J. Bogusz
September 12, 2017

Quality refers to the amount of the unpriced attributes contained in each unit of the priced attribute. Leffler, 1982 Quality is neither mind nor matter, but a third entity independent of the two, even though Quality cannot be defined, you know what it is. Pirsig, 2000 The continuous formulation...

Asphyxia and Drowning: An Atlas

Jay Dix
August 21, 2017

This third volume in the Forensic Pathology Atlases: Causes of Death Series provides an overview of the types, mechanisms, and physical findings associated with deaths involving asphyxia. Asphyxia and Drowning serves as a basic framework for an extensive pictorial representation of findings...

Pioneers in Forensic Science: Innovations and Issues in Practice

Kelly M. Pyrek
August 10, 2017

This book highlights the contributions of leading forensic science practitioners, iconic figures who have been integral in both establishing current scientific and medicolegal practices and innovative evidence collection, testing, and analysis methods. Such professionals include Henry Lee, Michael...

Handbook for Death Scene Investigators

Jay Dix
July 27, 2017

Handbook for Death Scene Investigators provides concise information in a handy, pocket-sized (3 1/2" x 6") format - perfect for on-the-scene reference.Details about sudden natural deaths by disease and accidents are emphasized in this guidebook, complemented with practical information on:reviewing...

Time of Death, Decomposition and Identification: An Atlas

Jay Dix
July 26, 2017

A postmortem X-ray of a male homicide victim reveals a bullet lodged next to his spine. That he was shot is clear. How recently? is what death investigators must determine. The answer: the absence of scar tissue surrounding the bullet proves the victim had been recently shot.And while the average...

Criminal Dismemberment: Forensic and Investigative Analysis

Sue Black, Guy Rutty, Sarah V. Hainsworth, Grant Thomson
July 07, 2017

Criminal Dismemberment is the first book to examine dismemberment as a phenomenon in the context of criminal acts. While the number of such dismemberment cases in any given country is often small, the notion of dismemberment captures the imagination, often leading many to question the motivations...

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