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Forensic toxicology

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk and Jason Payne-James.

in Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Forensic Medicine. 12702 words.

Introduction to forensic toxicology - Arsenic poisoning - Common drugs and poisons - Toxicology and sudden death - Signs of poisoning at autopsy - Postmortem sample collection - Interpretation...

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Life-threatening emergencies in custody

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk and Jason Payne-James.

in Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Forensic Medicine. 5804 words.

Approach to life-threatening emergencies - Airway obstruction - Choking - Near hanging - Tension pneumothorax - Respiratory arrest - The recovery position - Cardiac arrest in custody -...

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Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk and Jason Payne-James.

P ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Forensic Medicine. 608 pages.

This resource acts as a practical guide for clinical forensic specialists. It contains basic background information on the legal aspects of medicine for doctors, nurses and medical students.

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Oxford Textbook of Medicine

Edited by David A. Warrell, Timothy M. Cox and John D. Firth.

May 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Ethics; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Medical Oncology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Infectious Diseases; Genito-urinary Medicine; Medical Toxicology; Occupational Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Dietetics; Obstetrics; Gastroenterology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nuclear Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Rheumatology; Pain Medicine; Nephrology; Haematology; Dermatology; Neurology; Ophthalmology; Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine; Forensic Medicine; Sports and Exercise Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Palliative Medicine; Acute Medicine. 6010 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Medicine is the foremost international textbook of medicine. Unrivalled in its coverage of the scientific aspects and clinical practice of internal medicine and its...

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The police custody unit

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk and Jason Payne-James.

in Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Forensic Medicine. 14687 words.

The custody unit - Purpose of detention - Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 - The custody record - Conditions of detention - The forensic physician - Vulnerable persons in custody -...

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Psychiatric aspects

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk and Jason Payne-James.

in Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Forensic Medicine. 11155 words.

Introduction - Definitions of some common terms - Anxiety disorders - Mood disorders - Psychotic illness - Learning disability - Psychiatric illness, alcohol, and drugs - Violent/disturbed...

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Scope of forensic medicine

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk and Jason Payne-James.

in Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Forensic Medicine. 7786 words.

Introduction to forensic medicine - History of forensic medicine - Developing clinical forensic medicine - Forensic medicine around the world - Professional bodies and discipline - Forensic...

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Toxicology

Kenneth D. Katz.

in Trauma Intensive Care

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Forensic Medicine. 5502 words.

Poisonings, intoxications, and withdrawal states are frequently encounteredin the trauma patient. Consequently, the clinician must be familiar with the generalapproach to diagnosis and...

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Traffic law and medicine

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk and Jason Payne-James.

in Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Forensic Medicine. 10441 words.

Road traffic accidents in perspective - Road traffic safety - Investigating road traffic collisions - Patterns of injury in fatal road trauma - Patterns of fatal pedestrian injury - Patterns of...

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Trauma Intensive Care

Edited by Samuel A. Tisherman, Raquel M. Forsythe and John A. Kellum.

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Nursing Skills; Anaesthetics; Haematology; General Surgery; Neurosurgery; Transplant Surgery; Nephrology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Allied Health Professions; Paediatrics; Obstetrics; Geriatric Medicine; Forensic Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine. 352 pages.

This resource is for intensivisits involved in the care of trauma patients to help them implement best care practices for trauma victims in the intensive care unit. It coverse management...

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