Estimation of the Time since Death

Estimation of the Time Since Death is a current comprehensive work on the methods and research advances into the time since death and human decomposition. This work provides practitioners a starting point for research and practice to assist with the identification and analysis of human remains. It contains a collection of the latest scientific research, various estimation methods, and includes case studies, to highlight methodological application to real cases. This reference first provides an introduction, including the early postmortem period, biochemical methods, and the value of entomology in estimating the time since death, along with other factors affecting the decomposition process. Further coverage explores importance of microbial communities in estimating time since death. Separate chapters on aquatic environments, carbon 14 dating and amino acid racemization, and total body scoring will round out the reference. The final chapter ties together the various themes in the context of the longest running human decomposition facility in the world and outlines future research directions. Provides the first comprehensive reference to bring together all aspects of knowledge relating to the estimation of the post-mortem interval in decomposed human bodies Contains real case studies that underscore key estimation concepts Demonstrates the changing role of technology and advances in the estimation of time since death

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  • Author : Jarvis Hayman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 282 pages
  • ISBN : 0128163682
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Estimation of the Time since Death

Estimation of the Time since Death
  • Author : Jarvis Hayman,Marc Oxenham
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 04 March 2020
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Estimation of the Time Since Death is a current comprehensive work on the methods and research advances into the time since death and human decomposition. This work provides practitioners a starting point for research and practice to assist with the identification and analysis of human remains. It contains a collection of the latest scientific research, various estimation methods, and includes case studies, to highlight methodological application to real cases. This reference first provides an introduction, including the early postmortem period,

Estimation of the Time Since Death

Estimation of the Time Since Death
  • Author : Burkhard Madea
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 08 September 2015
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Estimation of the Time Since Death remains the foremost authoritative book on scientifically calculating the estimated time of death postmortem. Building on the success of previous editions which covered the early postmortem period, this new edition also covers the later postmortem period including putrefactive changes, entomology, and postmortem r

Forensic Medicine

Forensic Medicine
  • Author : Jason Payne-James,Anthony Busuttil,William Smock,William S. Smock
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 20 May 2022
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This multi-author, multinational book has provided a source of information about the forensic aspects of medicine and related fields for those currently involved in the clinical and pathologic aspects of health care, forensic assessment, investigation and diagnosis for victims, assailants and others involved in police or judicial systems.

Estimation of Time since Death in Australian Conditions

Estimation of Time since Death in Australian Conditions
  • Author : Jarvis Hayman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 February 2021
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Estimation of Time since Death in Australian Conditions collates data about decomposed bodies found in the eastern states of Australia from the years 2000 to 2010. The book takes into account that over 70% of decomposed bodies were found within 14 days. From standard autopsy reports, a quantitative method of assessing the degree of decomposition in four specific body organs and the total appearance of the body was collated into a total body score (tbs). The mathematical models on how to estimate time since

Human Body Decomposition

Human Body Decomposition
  • Author : Jarvis Hayman,Marc Oxenham
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 24 March 2016
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The fate of the human body after death is a subject that has fascinated enquirers, both in the scientific and legal realms for millennia. However, objective research into the causes and nature of human decomposition has only taken place in the last two centuries, and quantitative measurement of the process as a means of estimating the time of death has only recently been attempted. The substantial literature concerning this research has been published in numerous scientific journals since the beginning

Handbook of Forensic Medicine

Handbook of Forensic Medicine
  • Author : Burkhard Madea
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 05 May 2014
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Forensic Medicine encompasses all areas in which medicine and law interact. This book covers diverse aspects of forensic medicine including forensic pathology, traumatology and violent death, sudden and unexpected death, clinical forensic medicine, toxicology, traffic medicine, identification, haemogenetics and medical law. A knowledge of all these subdisciplines is necessary in order to solve routine as well as more unusual cases. Taking a comprehensive approach the book m.oves beyond a focus on forensic pathology to include clinical forensic medicine and

Forensic Anthropology

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  • Author : Max M. Houck
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 December 2016
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Forensic Anthropology serves as a graduate level text for those studying and teaching forensic anthropology, as well as an excellent reference for forensic anthropologist libraries or for use in casework. Covers taphonomy, recovery and analysis, identification, statistical interpretation, and professional issues. Edited by a world-renowned leading forensic expert, the Advanced Forensic Science Series grew out of the recommendations from the 2009 NAS Report, Strengthening Forensic Science: A Path Forward, and is a long overdue solution for the forensic science community. Provides

Textbook Of Forensic Medicine And Toxicology: Principles And Practice

Textbook Of Forensic Medicine And Toxicology: Principles And Practice
  • Author : Vij
  • Publisher : Elsevier India
  • Release : 20 May 2022
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The book is a comprehensive and authoritative exposition of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. It provides precise and useful information on relevant legal provisions and forensic anatomy, and promotes interdisciplinary understanding of issues where law an medicine converge. The text is oriented towards the practical problems ncountered during day-to-day medicollegal work. About the Author : - Krishnan Vij, MD, L.L.B. is Professor and Head, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh, India.

Forensic Pathology

Forensic Pathology
  • Author : Max M. Houck
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 September 2016
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Forensic Pathology, the latest volume in the Advanced Forensic Science series that grew out of the recommendations from the 2009 NAS Report serves as a graduate level text for those studying and teaching forensic pathology, and is an excellent reference for forensic pathologists’ libraries or for use in their casework. Coverage includes postmortem interval, autopsy, trauma, causes of death, identification, and professional issues. Edited by a world-renowned leading forensic expert, this series provides a long overdue solution for the forensic science

Knight's Forensic Pathology Fourth Edition

Knight's Forensic Pathology Fourth Edition
  • Author : Pekka Saukko,Bernard Knight
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 04 November 2015
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The fourth edition of Knight's Forensic Pathology continues to be the definitive international resource for those in training and in practice, covering all aspects of the medico-legal autopsy, including the cause and time of death, interpretation of wounds and every other facet of the investigation of a fatality. The contents are intended to lead the pathologist – and in some countries, the non-pathologist – through the procedures needed in the examination of a body found under obscure, suspicious or even criminal circumstances.

Potter's Pathology of the Fetus and Infant E-Book

Potter's Pathology of the Fetus and Infant E-Book
  • Author : Enid Gilbert-Barness,Raj P. Kapur,Luc Laurier Oligny,Joseph R. Siebert
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 27 April 2007
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This comprehensive reference addresses all aspects of fetal and neonatal pathology, including complicated pregnancies, multiple pregnancies, abortion, placental pathology, and disorders affecting the full-term neonate. A consistent organization allows for quick access to specific guidance, and nearly 2,500 illustrations - 2,350 in full color - depict conditions and abnormalities as they present in practice, facilitating diagnosis. An Image Bank on CD-ROM - new to this edition - features all of the illustrations from the 2-volume set, downloadable for presentations. Offers comprehensive coverage

Animal Abuse and Unlawful Killing E-Book

Animal Abuse and Unlawful Killing E-Book
  • Author : Helen M. C. Munro,Ranald Munro
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 04 July 2008
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This book guides veterinarians and lawyers through the diverse and complex fields of alleged cruelty to, and unlawful killing of, companion animals, farm livestock and wildlife. It draws together current knowledge on how to approach, investigate and report forensic cases. Covers all aspects of the forensic post-mortem including cause and time of death Features the fundamentals of abuse and neglect Allows rapid access to descriptions of different types of injuries and gives essential guidance on their interpretation Backed by practical

Textbook of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology: Principles & Practice - e-book

Textbook of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology: Principles & Practice - e-book
  • Author : Krishan Vij
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 10 February 2014
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Thoroughly revamped and revised edition carrying precise information in a concise manner. Radical changes have been effected in the chapters Death and Its Medicolegal Aspects: Forensic Thanatology; Sudden and Unexpected Deaths; Asphyxial Deaths; Deaths Associated with Surgery, Anaesthesia and Blood Transfusion; Custody Related Torture and/or Death; Medicolegal Examination of the Living; Injuries by Firearms; Complications of Trauma: Was Wounding Responsible for Death?; Consent to and Refusal of Treatment; Medical Negligence; and Intricacies of Forensic Toxicology. Enriched with photographs, drawings,

Knight's Forensic Pathology Fourth Edition

Knight's Forensic Pathology Fourth Edition
  • Author : Pekka Saukko,Bernard Knight
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 27 December 2013
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The fourth edition of this definitive international postgraduate textbook for forensic pathologists covers all aspects of the medico-legal autopsy, including the cause and time of death, interpretation of wounds, and every other facet of the investigation of a fatality. It emphasizes the practical application of knowledge, research findings, and the value of observation over received wisdom. Bernard Knight's continuing role as overall editor ensures that the book's often praised readability has been maintained.

The Virtopsy Approach

The Virtopsy Approach
  • Author : Michael Thali,Richard Dirnhofer,Peter Vock
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 14 May 2009
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Charred, badly decomposed, or mummified corpses, as well as those restrictions forced upon coroners by certain religious sects, often make autopsies impossible to perform. In addition, lack of manpower among the personnel charged with performing autopsies frequently creates a backlog of cases in the coroner’s office. This delay increases the likelihood that causes of death will go undetermined and criminal perpetrators will go unpunished. The solution can be found in what has come to be known as the virtopsy®,