PARIKH’S COLOUR ATLAS OF MEDICOLEGAL POSTMORTEMS AND FORENSIC PATHOLOGY GUIDELINES FOR CRIME INVESTIGATION 3rd Edition at Meripustak

PARIKH’S COLOUR ATLAS OF MEDICOLEGAL POSTMORTEMS AND FORENSIC PATHOLOGY GUIDELINES FOR CRIME INVESTIGATION 3rd Edition

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    Author(s)OP Murty
    PublisherCBS Publishers & Distributors
    Edition3rd Editon 2019
    ISBN9789387964044
    Pages568
    BindingHardcover with jacke
    LanguageEnglish
    Publish YearDecember 2018

    Description

    CBS Publishers & Distributors PARIKH’S COLOUR ATLAS OF MEDICOLEGAL POSTMORTEMS AND FORENSIC PATHOLOGY GUIDELINES FOR CRIME INVESTIGATION 3rd Edition by OP Murty

    This is a comprehensive colour atlas on forensic medicine and toxicology having classical colour photographs well supplemented by essential relevant text. A master piece on the subject, it is the outcome of hard work of different generations of subject experts in the field. In a forensic science work pictures have their own unique place and cannot be replaced by any number of words. In the second edition this atlas had 600 illustrations but the current (third) edition has over 1500 colour illustrations which will immensely help the medical and forensic science students, all levels of forensic practitioners, teachers, lawyers and members of law enforcing agencies.

    This atlas has 15 sections and 81 chapters presented in more than 540 pages covering major sections as general, dissection techniques, mechanical injuries, specific injuries, firearm injuries, thermal injuries, crime against women and children, sudden deaths, drugs and VSA abuse, miscellaneous fatalities, alcohol, toxicology, basic facilities and protocols.

    About the Author:- 
    OP Murty MBBS, MD Prof Murty has to his credit more than 150 scientific papers published in national and international journals. He has written one manual for medical officers on trafficking and sexual exploitation on behalf of UNICEF and three other books on this subject. His two other manuals Operational Guidelines for Postmortem Examination and Auditing, 2/e and Operational Guidelines in Medical Toxicology: Fatal Poisoning Cases in Forensic Practice, published by CBSPD, are being regarded as of high reference value in the profession. He is a coauthor of a popular textbook of forensic medicine with Prof KSN Reddy for last three (32nd , 33rd and 34th) editions. He has been Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology (ISSN 0971-1929) and International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Legal Medicine (ISSN 0972-0448). He is on the editorial boards of many national and international Journals. is currently Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIIMS), New Delhi. He joined this Institute as a regular faculty and has been working there since then. He has the experience of having been Professor of Forensic Pathology at UiTM, Malaysia, and King Faisal University, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He worked as Associate Professor and Forensic Pathology Unit Head at University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has more than 25 years of experience of clinical work and teaching of this subject

    Table of Contents:- 
    Section 1: General
    1. Medicolegal Autopsy—Philosophy 2
    2. Medicolegal Autopsy—A procedural Outline 3
    3. Medicolegal Autopsy—Preliminaries 15
    4. Medicolegal Autopsy—External Examination 20
    5. Medicolegal Autopsy—Internal Examination 26
    6. Postmortem Changes 29
    7. Examination of Decomposed Bodies 38
    8. Artefacts in Forensic Practice 40
    9. Examination of Mutilated Bodies and Fragmentary Remains 47
    10. Examination of Bundle of Bones 51
    11. Exhumation 59
    12. Postmortem Interval—Time Since Death 62
    13. Procedure in Poisoning 69
    Section 2: Dissection Techniques and Special Examination
    14. Dissection of Skull and Brain 74
    15. Dissection of Spine and Spinal Cord 80
    16. Dissection of Neck 87
    17. Dissection of Heart 97
    18. Dissection of Conduction System 104
    19. Dissection of Lungs 106
    20. Dissection of Chest and Abdomen 110
    21. Dissection of Female Genitals 123
    22. Dissection of Male Genitals 126
    23. Dissection of Kidney, Ureter and Urinary Bladder 128
    24. Fetal Dissection 130
    Section 3: Asphyxia
    25. Asphyxia—General Aspects 136
    26. Hanging 139
    27. Strangulation 153
    28. Suffocation 160
    29. Smothering 162
    30. Choking 163
    31. Gagging 165
    32. Traumatic Asphyxia 168
    33. Drowning 170
    Section 4: Mechanical Injuries
    34. Mechanical Injuries—General Aspects 184
    35. General Injuries 184
    35.1 Abrasion 184
    35.2 Bruise 187
    35.3 Laceration 191
    35.4 Incised Wounds 193
    35.5 Slash Wounds 194
    35.6 Stab Wounds 196
    35.7 Defence Wounds 201
    35.8 Fabricated Wounds 201
    35.9 Age of Wound 202
    35.10 Postmortem Wounding 203
    Section 5: Specific Injuries
    36. Accidental Injuries 222
    37. Fall from Height Injuries 225
    38. Railway Injuries 230
    39. Torture Injuries 233
    40. Custodial and Encounter Injuries 249
    41. Abuse and Sadistic Injuries 256
    42. Hate Injuries 259
    43. Ceremonial Injuries 264
    44. Branding Injuries 266
    Section 6: Firearm Injuries
    45. Firearm Injuries 270
    45.1 Shotgun Injuries 270
    45.2 Rifled Firearm Injuries 272
    45.3 Entry and Exit Wounds 274
    45.4 Different Varieties of Injury in Firearm Cases 276
    45.5 Manner of Firearm Injuries—Accident, Suicide and Homicide 281
    45.6 Autopsy and Evidence Preservation 294
    46. Bomb—Explosions 297
    46.1 Injuries from Explosions 297
    46.2 Bomb Blast Injuries 299
    Section 7: Thermal Injuries
    47. Burns and Scalds 307
    48. Lightning 316
    49. Electricity 319
    50. Cold Injuries 324
    51. Heat Injuries 325
    52. Radiation Injury 326
    Section 8: Crime Against Women, Children and Fetus
    53. Rape Murders 330
    54. Abortion Deaths 341
    55. Feticide and Infanticide 347
    56. Children and Women Abuse 360
    56.1 Battered Baby 360
    56.2 Child Abuse and Neglect 364
    56.3 Domestic Violence 370
    Section 9: Sudden Deaths
    57. Cardiovascular Causes 375
    58. Respiratory Causes 380
    59. Gastrointestinal Causes 382
    60. Central Nervous System (CNS) 386
    61. Endocrinal Causes 389
    62. Anaphylactic Deaths 391
    63. Iatrogenic, Miscellaneous, Children and Indeterminate Causes 392
    Section 10: Drug and Volatile Substance Abuse
    64. Drug Abuse Deaths 394
    65. Volatile Substance Abuse (VSA) 404
    Section 11: Other Fatalities
    66. Starvation 408
    67. Radioactive Cadavers 410
    Section 12: Alcohol
    68. Alcohol in Forensics 414
    Section 13: Toxicology
    69. Poisoning—General 436
    70. Toxicology: Material Identification 439
    71. Toxicology: Autopsy Findings 451
    72. Viscera Preservation and Analysis 463
    73. Toxicology Museum 468
    74. Toxicology Laboratory 470
    75. Analytical Toxicology 487
    75.1 Toxicological Evidence—Forensic Aspects 487
    75.2 Toxicological Evidence—Analytical Aspects 490
    76. Biological and Chemical Terrorism 499
    Section 14: Basic Facilities
    77. Requirements for an Ideal Autopsy Station and Forensic Working Station 502
    Section 15: Protocols and Sketch Diagrams
    78. Autopsy Protocols 518
    79. Forensic Photography 519
    80. Autopsy Diagrams 527
    81. Doctor in Witness Box 531
    Appendix 538
    Index 541