Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine
Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Volumes 1-4, Second Edition is a pioneering four volume encyclopedia compiled by an international team of forensic specialists who explore the relationship between law, medicine, and science in the study of forensics.
This important work includes over three hundred state-of-the-art chapters, with articles covering crime-solving techniques such as autopsies, ballistics, fingerprinting, hair and fiber analysis, and the sophisticated procedures associated with terrorism investigations, forensic chemistry, DNA, and immunoassays.
Available online, and in four printed volumes, the encyclopedia is an essential reference for any practitioner in a forensic, medical, healthcare, legal, judicial, or investigative field looking for easily accessible and authoritative overviews on a wide range of topics.
Chapters have been arranged in alphabetical order, and are written in a clear-and-concise manner, with definitions provided in the case of obscure terms and information supplemented with pictures, tables, and diagrams. Each topic includes cross-referencing to related articles and case studies where further explanation is required, along with references to external sources for further reading.
- Brings together all appropriate aspects of forensic medicine and legal medicine
- Contains color figures, sample forms, and other materials that the reader can adapt for their own practice
- Also available in an on-line version which provides numerous additional reference and research tools, additional multimedia, and powerful search functions
- Each topic includes cross-referencing to related articles and case studies where further explanation is required, along with references to external sources for further reading
Pressestimmen¿an excellent resource for professionals working in forensics, lawyers, or medical/graduate students interested in forensic training. Summing Up: Highly recommended. ¿ CHOICE Library Journal
..a major undertaking, representing a breakthrough in encompassing forensic
medicine, legal medicine, the forensic sciences, and related fields. - Journal of the American Medical Association
.. a complete library of the forensic sciences... - Journal of the American Medical Association
The Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine is a veritable forensic library. - Journal of the American Medical Association
This impressive four-volume VADE MECUM (reference manual), which includes contributions from 279 authors from 21 countries, is both comprehensive and timely. - New England Journal of Medicine
Winner of The Society of Authors and the Royal Society of Medicine Minty Book Prize 2006
2006 British Medical Association Medical Book Competition - HIGHLY COMMENDED