Simpson's Forensic Medicine, 13th Edition: Irish Version

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For nearly 70 years, Simpson’s Forensic Medicine has been a world-renowned introductory textbook for students in the field of forensic medicine. This first regionalised edition, fully adapted for an Irish audience by Dr Cliona McGovern, presents all that the generalist or student needs to know about the interface between medicine and the law, including forensic toxicology, forensic science, forensic odontology, forensic anthropology and both the legal obligations and ethical responsibilities of those involved in the forensic setting.

■ Presents clear, concise text, illustrated with colour photographs of the highest quality to help you find key information at a glance

■ Concentrates on key principles relevant to your legal system

■ Includes the input of new authors who bring you a fresh, modern perspective

■ Provides expanded coverage of forensic toxicology and forensic science along with many important subspecialties of forensic medicine

Simpson’s

has a long and respected history. Read by many of today's leading forensic practitioners at the start of the careers, it remains the most indispensable guide to the practice of forensic medicine worldwide.
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About the author

Cliona McGovern BA (Hons), MA, PhD, Lecturer in Forensic & Legal Medicine, School of Medicine and Medical Science, Health Sciences Centre, University College Dublin, Ireland

Jason Payne-James LLM, MSc, FRCS, FFFLM, FFSSoc, DFM, Director, Forensic Healthcare Services Ltd; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Cameron Forensic Medical Sciences, Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, London, UK

Richard Jones BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCPath, MCIEH, MFSSoc, MFFLM, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Forensic Pathology, Cardiff University, and Registered Home Office Forensic Pathologist, Wales Institute of Forensic Medicine, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, UK

Steven Karch MD, FFFLM, FFSSoc, Consultant Cardiac Pathologist and Toxicologist, Berkeley, California, USA

John Manlove BA, MSc, DIC, PhD, FFSSoc, Director, MFL , Wantage, Oxon, UK; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, University of Dundee, UK

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Publisher
CRC Press
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Published on
Jun 26, 2014
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Pages
303
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ISBN
9781482226133
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Language
English
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Genres
Law / Forensic Science
Medical / Allied Health Services / General
Medical / General
Medical / Internal Medicine
Medical / Test Preparation & Review
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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Roger Byard
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