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Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, DVD

1st Edition

Charles A. Catanese
December 14, 2009

This DVD version of the Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology features cases from the New York City medical examiner’s office, one of the busiest in the U.S. Because of the number of autopsies performed at this office, the range of examples is exhaustive. The topics covered include...

Forensic Nursing: A Concise Manual

1st Edition

Donna M. Garbacz Bader, L. Sue Gabriel
October 26, 2009

The forensic nurse has a powerful role in medical-legal investigations. Going beyond the nurse’s traditional role, forensic nurses are often at the forefront of evidence collection and preservation. They can maintain an evidentiary chain of custody, testify as an expert witness in a court of law,...

Pediatric Homicide: Medical Investigation

1st Edition

Karen Griest
September 16, 2009

Pediatric homicide investigations are clouded by a number of factors, not the least of which is a lack of straightforward resources. The cause of death in infants and children is often subtle and difficult to establish. Designed for quick access, Pediatric Homicide: Medical Investigation provides...

Women Prisoners and Health Justice: Perspectives, Issues and Advocacy for an International Hidden Population

1st Edition

Dianne Hatton, Anastasia Fisher
August 13, 2009

Incarceration severely affects the health and wellbeing of women both during their incarceration and following release, further complicating the health disparities they already experience as a consequence of gender, race and social class. The scope of this international problem remains largely...

Clinical Responsibility

1st Edition

Jane Lynch, Senthill Nachimuthu
June 25, 2009

Clinical Responsibility provides practical legal advice by highlighting real-life healthcare case studies and workplace examples. It looks specifically at the areas of accountability, the legal process, what constitutes a legal claim brought by the patient, and the duty of care and how it is...

Health Records in Court

1st Edition

Jane Lynch, Topsy Murray
May 25, 2009

This book is an essential tool for all healthcare professionals. An understanding of the law and the way in which it impacts upon roles, responsibilities and care is a vital component in everyday healthcare. Written in a clear and concise style, Health Records in Court provides practical legal...

Methamphetamine Use: Clinical and Forensic Aspects, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Sandra B. McPherson, Harold V. Hall, Errol Yudko
October 29, 2008

The first wave of methamphetamine use began in the late 1980s and its prevalence has continued to rise across the United States and throughout the world. As with any harmful substance, its abuse has far-reaching ramifications that go beyond the destruction it causes to the human body. Written by a...

Against Physician Assisted Suicide: A Palliative Care Perspective

1st Edition

David Jeffrey, Fraser Macfarlane
October 25, 2008

The majority of doctors and nurses involved in specialist palliative care reject the legalisation of physician assisted suicide (PAS). This book explores the reasons why the healthcare professionals who have the most experience of caring for dying patients should object to a change in the law....

Fraud and Misconduct in Biomedical Research, 4th edition

4th Edition

Frank Wells, Michael Farthing
October 03, 2008

Now in its fourth edition, Fraud and Misconduct in Biomedical Research boasts an impressive list of contributors from around the globe and introduces a new focus for the book, transforming it from a series of monographs into a publication that will quickly become an essential textbook on all areas...

Medicolegal Issues for Diagnostic Imaging Professionals

4th Edition

Robert J. Parelli
September 09, 2008

The constant advances in diagnostic imaging have had an impact on the practice, attitudes, and moral values of all who participate in health care. Now in its fourth edition, the original Medicolegal Issues for Radiographers has been updated and retitled, broadening the scope of content to include...

Medical Law Handbook: The Epidemiologically Based Needs Assessment Reviews, Low Back Pain - Second Series

1st Edition

Raj Mohindra, Alison Davies
June 20, 2008

Law touches more and more upon the daily practice of medical professionals. This trend continues as modern medicine delivers more therapies, and modern society demands increased rights for individuals and increased accountability for medical professionals. This handbook is written by a practising...

Health, Human Rights and the United Nations: Inconsistent Aims and Inherent Contradictions?

1st Edition

Theodore Macdonald, Diane Plamping
November 25, 2007

'In the light of impending environmental catastrophe, people all over the world, in all walks of life, are becoming more aware of the pressing need to act globally. The need to base our decisions and actions less on parochial national advantage, sequestered in hate and suspicion of other nation's...