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Forensic Pathology (Hardcover) (Max M. Houck)
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The Advanced Forensic Science Series grew out of the recommendations from the 2009 NAS Report: Strengthening Forensic Science: A Path Forward. This volume, Forensic Pathology will serve as a graduate level text for those studying and teaching forensic pathology, as well as an excellent reference for forensic pathologists’ libraries or use in their casework. Coverage includes postmortem interval, autopsy, trauma, causes of death, identification and professional issues. Edited by a world-renowned leading forensic expert, the Advanced Forensic Science Series is a long overdue solution for the forensic science community.
- Provides basic principles of forensic science and an overview of forensic pathology
- Contains sections on postmortem interval, autopsy, trauma, causes of death and identification
- Includes a section on professional issues, such as: from crime scene to court, expert witness testimony, health and safety, deaths in custody and suicide
- Incorporates effective pedagogy, key terms, review questions, discussion questions and additional reading suggestions