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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.99
From the Castro bathhouses to AZT and the denial of AIDS in South Africa, this sweeping look at AIDS covers the epidemic from all angles and across the world. Engel seamlessly weaves together science, politics, and culture, writing with an even hand?noting the excesses of the more radical edges of the ACT UP movement as well as the conservative religious... more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 165.95
Child abuse and suspicious child deaths are very complicated matters for clinicians, pathologists, law enforcement officials and legal professionals to investigate. Meanwhile, the evidence base for forensic pathology, especially in paediatrics, is steadily growing. In Paediatric Forensic Medicine and Pathology, two internationally acclaimed editors... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 64.95
Forensic archaeology has become a paramount tool with regard to the investigation of human rights abuses in recent times, by utilizing field techniques that provide a scientific means of searching, locating and recovering the victims of human rights abuses. By applying such techniques, human remains may be positively identified, thereby assisting survivors... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 231.00
New York City has the largest medical examiner?s office in the United States, and the Brooklyn division is the busiest of the five boroughs. Charles A. Catanese received his Forensic Pathology fellowship training in New York, and then worked full time as a Medical Examiner in the Brooklyn office for more than 10 years. He has personally performed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
Major influenza pandemics pose a constant threat. As evidenced by recent H5N1 avian flu and novel H1N1, influenza outbreaks can come in close succession, yet differ in their transmission and impact. With accelerated levels of commercial and population mobility, new forms of flu virus can also spread across the globe with unprecedented speed. Responding... more...
- Humana Press 2007; US$ 95.53
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), now in its 175th year, has a long tradition of working with doctors. In fact, the origin of the forensic p- sician (police surgeon) as we know him or her today, dates from the passing by Parliament of The Metropolitan Act, which received Royal Assent in June of 1829. Since then, there are records of doctors being... more...
- Humana Press 2007; US$ 232.48
Publius Syrus stated back in 42 B.C., ?You cannot put the same shoe on every foot.? (Maxim 596) Though written long before the advent of forensic science, Syrus? maxim summarizes the theme of Forensic Medicine of the Lower Extremity: Human Identification and Trauma Analysis of the Thigh, Leg, and Foot. Put simply, the lower extremity is a tremendously... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1997; US$ 99.95
Forensic psychiatry is an interesting and important subject that has enjoyed explosive growth. All areas of law and all jurisdictions -- save one -- have been studied in detail. That solitary exception is military forensic psychiatry. The Principles and Practice of Military Forensic Psychiatry fills the void and is essential reading for all of those... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1984; US$ 69.95
Edited by Ted A. Rathbun, University of South Carolina, Columbia, and Jane E. Buikstra, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. (With 41 Contributors) CONTENTS (abridged): Reporting Forensic Cases; Studies in Identification; Forensic Anthropology in New Mexico; Forensic Archaeology; Exhumation; Perpendicular Forensic Archaeology; Bear Paws and... more...