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An introduction to the work of a medical examiner : from death scene to autopsy suite / John J. Miletich and Tia Laura Lindstrom ; foreword by Cyril H. Wecht.

Miletich, John J. (Author). Lindstrom, Tia Laura. (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library RA 1063.4 .M55 2010 30541870 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780275995089 (hard copy : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0275995089 (hard copy : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780275995096 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 0275995097 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: xix, 174 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / Cyril H. Wecht -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction : an advocate for the dead -- 1. Experts in death -- 2. Death and the human body -- 3. Death and trauma : some common signs -- 4. Death by hostile environment -- 5. Death and drugs -- 6. Death by venom and poison -- 7. Death by suicide -- 8. Autopsy suite and examination resources -- 9. Autopsy : external examination -- 10. Autopsy : internal examination -- 11. Examination instruments -- 12. Toxicology -- 13. The autopsy report : natural death, suicide, accident, or murder -- 14. Autopsy investigations in mass fatalities -- 15. Death reexamined : when bodies are exhumed -- 16. Conclusion : developing technology and the future of autopsy -- Appendix A. For further information -- Appendix B. Forensic pathology training programs -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject: Autopsy.
Forensic pathology.
Death > Causes.
Coroners and Medical Examiners.
Autopsy.
Forensic Medicine.

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