This internationally recognized source book is now referred to in court cases around the world. It deals with all aspects of scientific estimation of time since death, emphasising the practical application to the work of the forensic pathologist. The new edition includes completely rewritten chapters on lividity and thanatochemistry, changes in infants and children after death and gastric contents. Clinical cases have been added to illustrate the points made. The latest research has been taken into account on key issues such as rigor mortis. Key Features: * Regarded as THE standard reference work on this subject * Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of forensic investigation * Practical as well as scientific emphasis * New chapters on gastric contents and differences in children and infants * Case histories enhance practical application
2002. Second, revised edition. A fine, as new, copy that appears to be unused. Scans available if required.