Forensic Pathology

Authors: Lindsey Harle, M.D., Terrill L. Tops, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 2 October 2015, (c) 2012-2015,, Inc.

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Related chapters: Cytopathology, Drugs, Frozen section, Pediatric
Table of contents
General: primary referencescause, manner & mechanism of deathdeath certificatepost-mortem changes

Forensic autopsy report: generalpreliminary investigationexternal examinternal examfinal autopsy diagnosisopinion

Types of injuries: asphyxiablunt force & sharp forcedrowningelectricalfiregunshothypo- and hyperthermiaintra- and post-operativemotor vehiclepediatric

Primary references

DiMaio V, Dana S. Handbook of Forensic Pathology (2nd edition), Taylor and Francis, 2007
Dolinak D, Matshes E, Lew E. Forensic Pathology: Principles and Practice, Elsevier, 2005

Recent Forensics books

Beran: 2013

Cohen: 2014

Collins: 2014

Corrigan: 2012

Dettmeyer: 2014

Ho: 2012

Leestma: 2014

Madea: 2014

Ottaviani: 2014

Rutty: 2014

Shetty: 2014

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