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Forensic Medicine

  • Psychiatric Expert Testimonyby Kenneth J. Weiss; Clarence Watson

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 57.99

    Psychiatric Expert Testimony: Emerging Applications is for practitioners who need to be at the cutting edge of admissibility in court. The book avoids standard applications, such as the insanity defense and specific capacity assessments, in favor of those that may be controversial or require evidentiary hearings. It is divided into two broad areas:... more...

  • Working Stiffby Judy Melinek; T. J. Mitchell

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 22.72

    An engrossing, poignant, humorous and gripping account of the life of a medical examiner - and the secrets a body can reveal. A must for fans of true crime, the best science writing, and behind-the-headlines memoirs. more...

  • Handbook for Death Scene Investigatorsby Jay Dix

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Handbook for Death Scene Investigators provides concise information in a handy, pocket-sized (3 1/2" x 6") format - perfect for on-the-scene reference. Details about sudden natural deaths by disease and accidents are emphasized in this guidebook, complemented with practical information on: reviewing a medical chart collecting evidence obtaining... more...

  • Forensic Pathology, Second Editionby Dominick DiMaio; Vincent J.M. M.D. DiMaio

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 154.95

    Medicolegal investigation of death is the most crucial and significant function of the medical examiner within the criminal justice system. The medical examiner is primarily concerned with violent, sudden, unexpected, and suspicious deaths and is responsible for determining the cause and manner of death, identifying the deceased, determining the approximate... more...

  • Forensicsby Val McDermid

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 9.58

    The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Forensic scientists can unlock the mysteries of the past and help justice to be done using the messages left by a corpse, a crime scene or the faintest of human traces. Forensics uncovers... more...

  • Therapeutic Environments in Forensic Settingsby Steve Pearce; Mark Freestone; Stijn Vandevelde

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    The collection of papers in this ebook, come from a range of international authors who have gathered information on some of the most interesting current developments in the evolution of the therapeutic community or the enabling environment in forensic settings. The Guest Editors are encouraged by the multi-disciplinary and integrative approaches adopted... more...

  • Custody, Care & Criminalityby Professor Brendan Kelly

    The History Press 2014; US$ 26.24

    In this important work, Professor Brendan Kelly explores the background to Irish psychiatry in the 1800s and its development. Using detailed case studies from the original records, the author examines some of the more bizarre treatments explored, and the history behind them. What emerges is a collection of piercing, untold stories of crime and illness,... more...

  • Silent Witnessesby Nigel McCrery

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    Crime novelist and former police officer Nigel McCrery provides an account of all the major areas of forensic science from around the world over the past two centuries. The book weaves dramatic narrative and scientific principles together in a way that allows readers to figure out crimes along with the experts. Readers are introduced to such fascinating... more...

  • Frozen in Timeby Owen Beattie; John Geiger; Margaret Atwood

    Greystone Books 2014; US$ 17.95

    The truth about what happened on Sir John Franklin?s ill-fated Arctic expedition of 1845–48 has been shrouded in mystery for 165 years. Carrying the best equipment that the science and technology, Franklin and his men set out to “penetrate the icy fastness of the north, and to circumnavigate America.? The expedition?s two ships — HMS Erebus and... more...

  • Occupational Cancersby Sisko Anttila; Paolo Boffetta

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    This book is a comprehensive guide to occupational factors of malignant diseases. It discusses potentially work-related malignancies, in the context of exposure assessment, specific clinical and pathological features of occupational cancer and biomarkers of exposure and disease. Epidemiological data about risk ratios of the cancer in question are reviewed... more...