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Forensic medicine. Medical jurisprudence. Legal 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...

  • 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...

  • Detecting Deceptionby Pä Granhag; r Anders; Aldert Vrij; Bruno Verschuere

    Wiley 2014; US$ 114.95

    Detecting Deception offers a state-of-the-art guide to the detection of deception with a focus on the ways in which new cognitive psychology-based approaches can improve practice and results in the field. Includes comprehensive coverage of the latest scientific developments in the detection of deception and their implications for real-world practice... more...

  • The Violence of Careby Sameena Mulla

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50

    Every year in the U.S., thousands of women and hundreds of men participate in sexual assault forensic examinations. Drawing on four years of participatory research in a Baltimore emergency room, Sameena Mulla reveals the realities of sexual assault response in the forensic age. Taking an approach developed at the intersection of medical and legal anthropology,... more...

  • Forensic Medicine and Death Investigation in Medieval Englandby Sara M. Butler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    England has traditionally been understood as a latecomer to the use of forensic medicine in death investigation, lagging nearly two-hundred years behind other European authorities. Using the coroner's inquest as a lens, this book hopes to offer a fresh perspective on the process of death investigation in medieval England. The central premise of this... more...

  • Forensic practice in the communityby Zoë Ashmore; Richard Shuker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    Forensic practice in the community is a neglected subject. There are many books looking at forensic work in secure settings, such as prisons or hospitals, but very little has been written about forensic practice in the community. This book describes the current and exciting developments in this area, for both young people and adults, by leaders in... more...

  • Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Interpretationby John M. Butler

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Provides forensic DNA analysts coverage of the crucial topic of DNA mixture interpretation and statistical analysis of DNA evidence Worked mixture examples illustrate the impact of different statistical approaches for reporting results Includes allele frequencies for 24 commonly used autosomal STR loci, the revised Quality Assurance Standards which... more...

  • Forensic Neuropathology, Third Editionby Jan E. Leestma

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    The field of forensic neuropathology covers such controversial topics as the effects of repeated brain trauma in football players and how babies probably cannot die from being shaken. Jan Leestma is one of the most respected voices in this area. A timely update to his classic reference, Forensic Neuropathology: Third Edition presents an encyclopedic... more...

  • Commingled Human Remainsby Bradley Adams; John Byrd

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 69.95

    Covers the recovery of commingled remains in the field, the use of triage in the assessment of commingling, various analytical techniques for sorting and determining the number of individuals Includes the role of DNA in the overall process, ethical considerations, and data management Case examples are used to illustrate successful techniques... more...

  • Der pflegerische Beitrag zur therapeutischen Behandlung und Sicherung in der forensischen Psychiatrie: Eine qualitative Studie über Interviews mit Pflegekräftenby Barbara Kummetz

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 38.53

    Die Tätigkeiten von Pflegekräften in der Psychiatrie beinhalten neben der Sorge für die Grundbedürfnisse der Patienten und den somatischen Pflegeaufgaben auch etwas, was schwer auf den Begriff zu bringen ist, was oft nicht festgelegt ist und wofür es in der normalen Ausbildung in der Regel auch wenig Schulung gibt: Pflegekräfte in der Psychiatrie begleiten... more...