Brogdon's Forensic Radiology, Second Edition Hardback
Edited by Michael J., M.D. Thali, Mark D. Viner, B. G. Brogdon
The benchmark first edition of Forensic Radiology, published in 1998, was a milestone in the forensic community - a bestseller throughout the world and a standard reference for practitioners and educators alike.
Like its predecessor, Brogdon's Forensic Radiology, Second Edition covers the entire scope of radiological applications in the forensic sciences, profiling current and anticipated uses of new modalities and techniques.
Features:Provides an introduction to forensic radiology, including historical perspectives and definitions used in the fieldOffers instruction on trial preparation and effective courtroom testimonyDemonstrates the use of forensic radiology in identification of the deadExplores the use of radiology to help in gunshot and abuse cases and in nonviolent crimesContains an entirely new section on virtual imaging and virtopsyExamines technological and safety issuesFor radiologists, forensic scientists, forensic dentists, medical examiners, investigators, and attorneysOver the past twelve years, the fields of forensic science and radiology have developed considerably, necessitating a revision of this critical work. New Topics in this Edition include:The radiologist as an expert witnessModern cross-sectional imaging in anthropologyNew approaches to radiology in mass casualty situationsThe use of virtual imaging and virtopsy - new modalities developed and advanced since the publication of the last editionForensic and clinical usage of x-rays in body packing for drug smugglingImaging in the medical examiner's facility and in the fieldRadiology of special objects, antiquities, and mummies
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 654 pages, 39 Tables, black and white; 1304 Illustrations, color
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
- Publication Date: 10/01/2011
- Category: Archaeological methodology & techniques
- ISBN: 9781420075625