Now in its third edition, this book is an essential text for practitioners of clinical forensic medicine and for those who take them through judicial proceedings, be they prosecutors or defence lawyers. It has been revised to take account of changes in both statute and case law since publication of the previous edition.Table of Contents Preface1. Legal systems - a world view W. T. M. Ransom2. Scottish legal system C. George M. Fernie3. The police in the United Kingdom Crispian Strachan4. The practitioner's obligations Michael A. Knight, with contributions from Michael Wilks and C. George M. Fernie5. The doctor in court Peter J. Franklin6. Custody medicine - physical conditions Jeanne Herring7. Custody medicine - mental illness and psychological conditions Victoria Evans and Gavin Reid8. Substance misuse Margaret M. Stark and Guy A. Norfolk9. Alcohol Ian F. Wall10. Injury Jack Crane11. Child abuse - physical Robert Sunderland12. Child abuse – sexual Catherine White and Cathy Cobley13. Adult sexual offences Deborah J. Rogers14. Management of at-risk exposures and infection control in custody Felicity Nicholson15. Scenes of crime Ian Hogg16. Forensic science Ian C. Shaw and Julie Mennell17. Forensic dentistry Judith A. Hinchliffe18. Investigation of death Peter Dean19. Dealing with a major disaster Anthony Busuttil20. Occupational health of police officers W. D. S. McLayIndex.
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Titolo: Clinical Forensic Medicine
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Edizione: III 2009
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 18x24 cm
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