‘Essentials of Autopsy Practice: New Advances, Trends and Developments’ provides an up-to-date overview of current key issues in autopsy practice, with contributions from leading field experts from around the world. This concise, well-referenced text consists of chapters that can be read independently of each other, in addition to forming a cohesive book which can act as a practical manual or reference guide.
This book is designed to be kept in laboratories, offices and mortuaries so that practioners can quickly refer to it for help on how to undertake procedures or interpret findings found in autopsy practice. Its size and contents make this a valuable everyday title, offering advice and suggested approaches to a variety of difficult subject areas.
As the fourth volume in a popular series, this book will be of great use to both trainees and consultants in all specialty areas within pathology, including forensic pathology, as well as also serving as a comprehensive guide for all those involved in the wider sense of death investigation, such as nurses, lawyers, paramedics and police officers.
Written for: Forensic pathologists, trainee pathologists, consultant pathologists
- Autopsy Practice
- Forensic Medicine
- Forensic Pathology
Table of contents
Infection and autopsy practice.- Aviation pathology for histopathologists.- Child death investigation: a recent update.- Forensic odontology: oral pathology for histopathologists.- Axial radiography.- Death due to extremes of weight.- Dating bone injuries.- Dating of wounds.- Elder abuse.