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Author Burke, Michael P.

Title Forensic pathology of fractures and mechanisms of injury : postmortem CT scanning / Michael P. Burke
Published Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xxxvii 235 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Introduction of computed tomography (CT) into routine forensic pathology practice -- Classification of injuries -- Fractures -- Computed tomography -- Head : skull, face, and hyoid bone -- Spine -- Chest -- Upper limbs -- Pelvis -- Lower limbs -- The Use of CT in Difficult Forensic Cases
Summary Practitioners of forensic medicine have various tools at their disposal to determine cause of death, and today's computed tomography (CT) can provide valuable clues if images are interpreted properly. Forensic Pathology of Fractures and Mechanisms of Injury: Postmortem CT Scanning is a guide for the forensic pathologist who wants to use CT imaging to assist in determining the mechanism of injury that might have contributed to death. Advice from a forensic pathologist using CT images in daily practice Drawn from the author's work at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, the book present
Notes "A CRC title."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Fractures, Bone -- pathology.
Autopsy -- methods.
Forensic Pathology -- methods.
Fractures, Bone -- diagnostic imaging.
TomographyRay Computed -- methods
Forensic pathology.
Forensic pathology.
MEDICAL -- Forensic Medicine.
Genre/Form Case Reports
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1439881499