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Author Busuttil, Anthony.

Title Paediatric forensic medicine and pathology / edited by Anthony Busuttil, Jean W. Keeling
Published London : Hodder Arnold, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 504 pages) : illustrations
Contents Clinical assessment in suspected child abuse -- Investigation of suspected sexual abuse -- Radiology of child abuse -- Haematological abnormalities that can simulate abuse -- Biochemical investigations on post-mortem specimens -- Ocular involvement in non-accidental injury -- The death scene following the sudden death of a child -- Post-mortem examination in babies and children -- The pathology of neurological abnormality in early life -- Fetal and perinatal death -- Sudden unexpected death in infancy : sudden infant death syndrome or something else? -- Sudden natural death in infants and children -- Recent advances in paediatric toxicology -- Head and neck injuries -- Heat-induced injury or death -- Asphyxial deaths in children -- Accidental injuries in children -- Drowning and near drowning -- Sudden death of children in hospital -- Road traffic accidents in children -- Forensic DNA profiling in cases involving children -- The dentist's role in child abuse and neglect -- Paediatric dental identification -- The expert witness and expert testimony
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Autopsy.
Children -- Mortality.
Forensic pathology.
Pediatric pathology.
Child Abuse -- diagnosis.
Forensic Medicine -- methods.
Pathology, Clinical -- methods.
Pediatrics -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Keeling, Jean.
ISBN 1444109731 (electronic bk.)
9781444109733 (electronic bk.)