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Advanced ICD-10 for Physicians Including Worker’s Compensation and Personal Injury

1st Edition

Eugene Fukumoto
March 03, 2017

ICD-10 is the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), a medical classification list by the World Health Organization. It contains codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances, and...

Patient Safety: Investigating and Reporting Serious Clinical Incidents

1st Edition

Russell Kelsey
February 17, 2017

At a time of increasing regulatory scrutiny and medico-legal risk, managing serious clinical incidents within primary care has never been more important. Failure to manage appropriately can have serious consequences both for service organisations and for individuals involved. This is the first...

Principles and Practice of Forensic Psychiatry

3rd Edition

Richard Rosner, Charles Scott
December 15, 2016

The third edition of this award-winning textbook has been revised and thoroughly updated. Building on the success of the previous editions, it continues to address the history and practice of forensic psychiatry, legal regulation of the practice of psychiatry, forensic evaluation and treatment,...

Bearing Witness to Change: Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology Practice

1st Edition

Ezra Griffith, Michael A. Norko, Alec Buchanan, Madelon V. Baranoski, Howard Zonana
September 12, 2016

This book explores the response of forensic psychiatry and psychology to changes over the last several decades. It presents the disciplines themselves as change agents that have shaped forensic work, public policy, and law. Topics include selected developments in forensic practice, the management...

Psychiatric Criminology: A Roadmap for Rapid Assessment

1st Edition

John A. Liebert, MD, William J. Birnes, JD, PhD
August 19, 2016

Since the shutdown of our public psychiatry system, the seriously mentally ill are now mostly managed by public safety officers, school officials, emergency first responders and social workers with little experience in recognizing symptoms, triggers and issues. This book addresses the need to...

Fundamentals of Medical Practice Investigation

1st Edition

Jeffrey D. Lane
August 01, 2016

Fundamentals of Medical Practice Investigation fills an important gap in the resources for criminal investigators. Appropriate for novice medical investigators as well as seasoned investigators looking to sharpen their skills, this book unites step-by-step fundamentals with up-to-date research...

Healthcare Fraud Investigation Guidebook

1st Edition

Charles E. Piper
March 17, 2016

Some have estimated that healthcare fraud in the United States results in losses of approximately $80 billion a year. Although there are many books available that describe how to "detect" healthcare fraud, few address what must be done after the fraud is detected. Filling this need, Charles Piper’s...

Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology

2nd Edition

Charles Catanese, Charles Catanese
March 02, 2016

Now in its second edition, the best-selling Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology is an easy-to-read reference covering forensic pathology principles, from basic to advanced concepts relating to all manners of death. Featuring over 1600 full-color images, including 400 more photographs...

Risk Management, Liability Insurance, and Asset Protection Strategies for Doctors and Advisors: Best Practices from Leading Consultants and Certified Medical Planners™

1st Edition

David Edward Marcinko, Hope Rachel Hetico
December 22, 2015

It is not uncommon for practicing physicians to have more than a dozen separate insurance policies to protect their medical practice and personal assets. Yet, most doctors understand very little about their policies.Risk Management, Liability Insurance, and Asset Protection Strategies for Doctors...

100 Cases in Clinical Ethics and Law

2nd Edition

Carolyn Johnston, Penelope Bradbury
November 27, 2015

A 30-year-old Polish lady is admitted in labour. This is her first pregnancy and she is full term. She is in a lot of pain, her liquor is stained with meconium and the trace of her baby's heart is classified as pathological. Her grasp of English is limited. You have been asked to obtain her consent...

Estimation of the Time Since Death

3rd Edition

Burkhard Madea
October 30, 2015

Estimation of the Time Since Death remains the foremost authoritative book on scientifically calculating the estimated time of death postmortem. Building on the success of previous editions which covered the early postmortem period, this new edition also covers the later postmortem period including...

Expert Witnessing and Scientific Testimony: A Guidebook, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kenneth S. Cohen
August 05, 2015

Based on the author’s more than 35 years of experience as a successful expert witness, this revised and expanded edition of Expert Witnessing and Scientific Testimony: A Guidebook demonstrates how to properly present scientific, criminal, and forensic testimony and survive the onslaught of...