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

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

Description

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