Textbook Of Forensic Medicine And Toxicology: Principles And Practice

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Elsevier India, Jan 1, 2008 - 756 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

FORENSIC MEDICINE
Legal procedure at an inquest Police inquest Magistrates inquest Various courts in India Documentary
MEDICOLEGAL AUTOPSY EXHUMATION OBSCURE AUTOPSY ANAPHYLACTIC
Complete and incomplete identity Corpus delicti Identification in the living Identification in the dead
LEGAL MORAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES 9098
DEATH AND ITS MEDICOLEGAL ASPECTS FORENSIC THANATOLOGY 101133
SUDDEN AND UNEXPECTED DEATH 134146
ASPHYXIAL DEATHS 147191
IMPOTENCE STERILITY STERILIZATION AND ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION 511518
NULLITY OF MARRIAGE DIVORCE AND LEGITIMACY 519524
FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY 525550
FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY
INTRICACIES OF FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY 561 574
DUTIES OF A DOCTOR IN A CASES OF SUSPECTED POISONING 575583
CORROSIVE POISONS 584592
IRRITANT POISONS 593611

INFANTICIDE AND FETICIDE 192208
THERMAL DEATHS 209228
STARVATION AND NEGLECT 229231
DEATH ASSOCIATED WITH SURGERY AND ANAESTHESIA 241 248
CUSTODY RELATED TORTURE ANDOR DEATH 249256
INJURIES MEDICOLEGAL CONSIDERATIONS AND TYPES 259278
INJURIES BY BLUNT FORCE 279295
INJURIES BY FIREARMS 308344
INJURIES BY EXPLOSIVES 345349
TRANSPORTATION INJURIES 383391
Clinical Forensic Medicine
COMPLICATIONS OF TRAUMA WAS WOUNDING RESPONSIBLE FOR DEATH? 436451
MEDICAL EDUCATION VISAVIS MEDICAL PRACTICE 455465
MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE 466481
ACQUITTED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME MEDICAL SOCIAL ETHICAL
ABORTION AND DELIVERY 498510
IRRITANTS OF PLANT ORIGIN 612617
IRRITANTS OF ANIMAL ORIGIN 618626
SOMNIFEROUS GROUP 627633
ALCOHOL AND ALCOHOLISM 634647
NONNARCOTIC DRUG ABUSE 648660
DELIRIANT POISONS 661663
CARDIAC POISONS 668674
AGROCHEMICAL POISONING 675686
FUMIGANTS 687692
ASPHYXIANTS 693699
POISONING IN CONFLICT CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WARFARE AGENTS 700705
HYDROCARBONSPETROLEUM DISTILLATES 706710
ANNEXURES
Declaration of Tokyo 1975 729
Proforma for Medicolegal Examination of Injuries 735736
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