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Adult sexual assault

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. 8695 words.

Definitions and law - Background to adult sexual assault - Examination suites - Principles of assessment - Assessment procedure - History of assault: the complainant - Further medical history:...

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Asphyxia

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. 4453 words.

Definitions and historical perspective - Clinical features of asphyxia - Strangulation - Hanging - Compression asphyxia - Smothering - Choking - Autoerotic asphyxia - Drowning

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Assessing and managing illness 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. 6879 words.

Assessment of illness - Management of chronic illness - Diabetes - Chest pain - Palpitations - Breathlessness - Asthma - Alcohol intoxication - Alcohol withdrawal - Other problems of...

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Assessing and managing injury 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. 8948 words.

Approach to assessment of injury - Clinical assessment of injury - Documenting injuries - Restraint techniques and injuries - Chemical restraint agents - Handcuffs - Injury from police weapons ...

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Camps, Francis Edward

J. M. Cameron.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 941 words.

Camps, Francis Edward (1905–1972), forensic scientist, was born on 28 June 1905 at Teddington, Middlesex, the eldest of the three sons of Percy William Leopold Camps (1878–1956), a general...

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Child abuse and neglect

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. 9354 words.

Background and historical perspective - Types of child abuse - Medical approach to child abuse - Children Act 1989 and 2004 (England and Wales) - Physical abuse: medical perspective -...

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Duncan, Andrew

G. T. Bettany.

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. 1231 words.

Duncan, Andrew (1773–1832), physician and expert in forensic science, was born in Edinburgh on 10 August 1773, the eldest of the twelve children born to Andrew Duncan (1744–1828), professor...

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East, Sir (William) Norwood

Jonathan Andrews.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 1356 words.

East, Sir (William) Norwood (1872–1953), forensic psychiatrist and criminologist, was born in London on 24 December 1872, the tenth of twelve children of William Quartermaine East and his...

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Faulds, Henry

Alex Paton.

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; Medicine and Health. 1154 words.

Faulds, Henry (1843–1930), general practitioner and developer of fingerprinting, was born on 1 June 1843 at Beith, Ayrshire, the son of William Pollock Faulds, an impoverished grocer, and...

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Forensic aspects of death

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. 11043 words.

Definition and diagnosis of death - Changes after death: lividity - Rigor mortis - Changes after death: decomposition - Time interval since death - Death scene investigation - The coroner...

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