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Essentials of Medicolegal Death Investigation (Hardcover) (Matthew M. Lunn)
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Essentials of Medicolegal Death Investigation uses a unique approach by combining medical issues and injury patterns, and investigative procedures to provide the reader with the basic fundamentals for a death investigation. The text introduces the reader to death investigation, common causes of death, and very specific types of death, including blunt-force injuries, gunshot wounds, and toxicology deaths. Each section includes case studies with written and visual descriptions. Written by a well-known and experienced medicolegal death investigator, Essentials of Medicolegal Death Investigation fills a void in medicolegalliterature for both students and professionals alike.
- A valuable guide to the interpretation of medical death investigation for practitioners and students.
- Coverage of the following circumstances in death investigations: Asphyxiation, Blunt-Force Injuries, Sharp-Force Injuries, Gunshot Wounds, Toxicology Deaths and Natural Causes.
- Each section includes case studies with written and visual descriptions and discussion, as well as up-to-date literature review