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NCJ Number: 10852 Find in a Library
Title: ESSENTIALS OF FORENSIC MEDICINE. 2D ED.
Author(s): C J POLSON
Date Published: 1965
Page Count: 616
Sponsoring Agency: Charles C. Thomas
Springfield, IL 62704
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: Charles C. Thomas
2600 South First Street
Springfield, IL 62704
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ILLUSTRATED TEXTBOOK DESIGNED PRIMARILY FOR MEDICAL AND LAW STUDENTS, BUT ALSO OF USE AS REFERENCE FOR HOSPITAL MEDICAL OFFICERS, GENERAL PRACTITIONERS, AND CORONERS.
Abstract: IN ADDITION TO CHAPTERS ON IDENTIFICATION OF THE VARIOUS CAUSES OF DEATH AND THE EFFECTS OF HEAT AND COLD, A BRIEF OUTLINE OF THE MEDICO-LEGAL ASPECTS OF INSANITY UNDER BRITISH LAW IS INCLUDED. A SEPARATE CHAPTER DEALS WITH DYING DECLARATIONS - PROCEDURES FOR TAKING THEM AND REQUIREMENTS WHICH MUST BE MET FOR THEM TO BE ADMITTED AS EVIDENCE. MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE, THE OBLIGATIONS AND PRIVILEGES OF THE MEDICAL WITNESS (UNDER BRITISH LAW), AND CONSENT TO EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT ARE OTHER PROBLEMS WHICH ARE COVERED. NUMEROUS REFERENCES AND CASE CITATIONS FOLLOW EACH CHAPTER.
Index Term(s): Autopsy; Coroners; Course materials; Criminalistics; Evidence identification; Forensic medicine; Great Britain/United Kingdom; Judicial process; Medicolegal considerations; Rules of evidence; Victim identification; Witnesses
Note: RA1043 .P7 1965
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