* Number Of Pages: 210 * Publication Date: 2009-04-15
Product Description: A unique resource for medical examiners and forensic specialists, this book covers clinical aspects of the investigation of cardiac disease in a forensic context. Drawing upon Dr. Basil RuDusky’s vast experience, the book emphasizes some of the most frequently encountered cardiovascular medical problems facing the medical examiner or forensic medical specialist. An introductory overview covers death certificates, autopsies, and the role of the medical examiner. The author’s own case studies illustrate the topics discussed, including cardiac trauma, vascular abnormalities, specific cardiopathic disorders, and toxic, physical, technical, epidemiological, and social influences.