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Forensic autopsy

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. 8317 words.

The autopsy: terminology and definitions - Historical perspective - Forensic or clinical autopsy - Forensic autopsy procedure: summary - The autopsy report - External examination - Forensic...

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Forensic medicine and the practising doctor

Anthony Busuttil.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

May 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Forensic Medicine. 14506 words.

Doctors have to keep in mind their legal responsibilities and duties from the very first day of their practice. The services of a medical practitioner are often called upon when...

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Forensic pathology of physical injury

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. 15396 words.

Injury classification - Terms used to describe injuries - Describing injuries - Body diagrams - Bruising - Progression of bruising with time - Lacerations, abrasions, and scratches - Incised...

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Forensic science

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. 19040 words.

Introduction to forensic science - Crime scene management - Crime scene investigation - Locards principle - Identification: matching and uniqueness - Daubert - Trace evidence: background -...

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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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Hay, Matthew (1855–1932), physician and expert in forensic medicine and public health

Brenda M. White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 1068 words.

Hay, Matthew (1855–1932), physician and expert in forensic medicine and public health, was born at Hill Head, Denny, Stirlingshire, on 27 December 1855, the son of Matthew Hay, colliery...

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Herschel, Sir William James, second baronet (1833–1917), developer of fingerprinting and judge

A. Spokes Symonds.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Science and Mathematics; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 726 words.

Herschel, Sir William James, second baronet (1833–1917), developer of fingerprinting and judge, was born on 9 January 1833, probably in Slough, the eldest child of the three sons and nine...

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Holden, Henry Smith (1887–1963), botanist and forensic scientist

H. J. Walls.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology; Botany. 991 words.

Holden, Henry Smith (1887–1963), botanist and forensic scientist, was born at Castleton, near Rochdale, Lancashire, on 30 November 1887, the elder of the two sons of Henry Carlton Holden, a...

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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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Littlejohn, Sir Henry Duncan (1826–1914), medical officer of health and expert in forensic medicine

Brenda M. White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Medicine and Health; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 1788 words.

Littlejohn, Sir Henry Duncan (1826–1914), medical officer of health and expert in forensic medicine, was born on 8 May 1826 at the family home, 33 Leith Street, Edinburgh, the seventh of...

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