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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

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199229949
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729812 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199229949.003.0001

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Scope of forensic medicine

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Introduction to forensic medicine - History of forensic medicine - Developing clinical forensic medicine - Forensic medicine around the world - Professional bodies and discipline - Forensic organizations - Consent - Mental capacity - Confidentiality - Preparing a witness statement - Sample witness statement - Appearing in court - Professional and expert medical evidence - Medical negligence

Chapter.  7786 words. 

Subjects: Forensic Medicine

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