More Details about Forensic Cardiovascular Medicine

General Information  
Author(s)Basil RuDusky
PublisherT and F CRC
Publish YearApril 2009


A unique resource for medical examiners and forensic specialists, Forensic Cardiovascular Medicine draws upon Dr. Basil RuDusky’s vast experience to provide coverage of the clinical aspects of cardiac disease in a forensic context. The book emphasizes some of the most frequently encountered cardiovascular medical problems facing the medical examiner or forensic medical specialist, while also placing special emphasis on those conditions and disease states that are apt to be overlooked, misdiagnosed, or tardily considered. Dr. RuDusky has served as a consultant for the federal government, corporations, insurance companies, and independent medical service agencies. He sits on the manuscript review board for several medical journals and is associate editor of Angiology, the official international journal of the American Society of Angiology and the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis. In this volume, he brings his considerable expertise to this survey of the topic.

Key Features:-

  • Covers death certificates, autopsies, and the role of the medical examiner
  • Presents 25 case studies from the author’s experience to illustrate concepts, including cardiac trau
  • Contains the first complete classification of myocardial contusion and blunt cardiac trauma
  • Includes a special section on the cardiovascular effects of breast cancer therapy