Concise Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

by K.S. Narayan Reddy

The Concise Forensic Medicine and Toxicology depicts the aspects of forensic medicine and toxicology, where medicolegal autopsy, medicolegal aspects of wounds, forensic psychiatry, artefacts and forensic science laboratory are discussed in details. Legal procedure, medical law and ethics against causes of death, injuries, wounds, sexual offences are also highlighted in a precise manner. Forensic medicine deals with application of medical knowledge to aid in administration of justice, where medical jurisprudence deals with legal responsibilities of doctor. Toxicology or poisoning caused by agricultural poisons, corrosive poisons, metallic poisons, inorganic irritant poisons, organic irritant poisons, and CNS depressants are discussed along with corresponding sources, action, symptoms and treatment procedure. Some of the useful topics discussed in forensic medicine include postmortem changes, mechanical injuries, thermal deaths, starvation, infant deaths, virginity, pregnancy and delivery.

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Author
1. Reddy K.S. Narayan
Author's Affiliation
1. S.V.S. Medical College, Mahabubnagar
S.V.S. Medical College, Mahabubnagar, Telangana, India; Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India
ISBN
9789351528234
Speciality
Forensic Medicine
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12576
Edition
4/e
Publishing Year
2015
Pages
282
Book Type
Reference

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