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NCJ Number: 62865 Find in a Library
Title: PARIKH'S TEXT BOOK OF MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE AND TOXICOLOGY FOR CLASSROOMS AND COURTROOMS - THIRD EDITION
Author(s): C K PARIKH
Corporate Author: Medical Publications 6
India
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 1108
Sponsoring Agency: Medical Publications 6
Colaba, Bombay 400 005, India
Sale Source: Medical Publications 6
Owners Court
Near Strand Cinema
Colaba, Bombay 400 005,
India
Language: English
Country: India
Annotation: A TEXTBOOK OF FORENSIC MEDICINE AND TOXICOLOGY IS PRESENTED; PLANNED FOR USE BY PRACTITIONERS IN INDIA, THE WORK PROVIDES USEFUL INFORMATION FROM AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE.
Abstract: THIS USEFUL REFERENCE FOR PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF FORENSIC MEDICINE DOCUMENTS THE MEANINGFUL INTERRELATIONSHIP OF MEDICINE, SCIENCE, AND THE LAW. THE MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE SECTION PROVIDES INFORMATION ON IDENTIFYING MUTILATED BODIES, MEDICOLEGAL AUTOPSY, EXHUMATION, MEDICOLEGAL ASPECTS OF DEATH, AND DEATHS FROM ASPHYXIA, STARVATION, COLD, AND HEAT. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE MECHANICAL INJURIES, TRAUMA, TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS, SEXUAL OFFENSES, AND FORENSIC SCIENCE LABORATORIES AND CRIME DETECTION. THE TOXICOLOGY SECTION DESCRIBES IN DETAIL COMMON HOUSEHOLD POISONS, MINERAL ACIDS AND ALKALIS, ORGANIC ACIDS, VEGETABLE ACID POISONS, NONMETALLIC POISONS, METALLIC POISONS, VEGETABLE POISONS, ANIMAL POISONS, MECHANICAL POISONS, AND FOOD POISONING AND POISONOUS FOODS. ADDITIONAL TOXICOLOGY CHAPTERS FOCUS ON SOMNIFEROUS POISONS, DRUG ADDICTION AND DRUG HABITS, INEBRIANT POISONS, ANESTHETICS, SEDATIVES AND HYPNOTICS, FUELS, INSECTICIDES, DELIRIANT POISONS, SPINAL POISONS, PERIPHERAL NERVE POISONS, CARDIAC POISONS, ASPHYXIANTS, ANALGESICS, TRANQUILIZERS, STIMULANTS, ANTIDEPRESSANTS, AND HALLUCINOGENS. PHOTOGRAPHS AND LINE DRAWINGS CLARIFY THE TEXT. SUITABLE CASE EXAMPLES INDICATE THE PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF THE INFORMATION. APPENDIXES AND AN INDEX ARE PROVIDED. (LWM)
Index Term(s): Coroners; Criminalistics; Evidence identification; Forensic medicine; Medicolegal considerations; Poisons and poison analysis
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