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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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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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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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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. 14531 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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