Pediatric Homicide: Medical Investigation by Karen Griest

By Karen Griest

Pediatric murder investigations are clouded via a couple of components, now not the least of that's a scarcity of easy assets. the reason for demise in babies and kids is frequently refined and hard to set up. Designed for fast entry, Pediatric murder: scientific research offers a useful source for medical experts, police, baby abuse investigators, and legal professionals charged with both making or ruling out the analysis of murder. concentrating on forensic pathology features, this booklet covers the reasons of dying that are such a lot tricky to figure out, together with: head damage asphyxiation drowning belly trauma poisoning hunger and dehydration With contributions by means of a staff of professional pathologists, the publication offers a systematic origin for diagnosing murder, discusses tips on how to make sure the timing of accidents and demise, and stories the criminal requisites for offering facts in courtroom. greater than a hundred photos improve the textual content and make clear the resource of harm in those tricky situations.

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