Spitz and Fisher's medicolegal investigation of death : guidelines for the application of pathology to crime investigation / edited by Werner U. Spitz, co-edited by Daniel J, Spitz ; with a foreword by Ramsey Clark.

Other Title:
Medicolegal investigation of death
4th ed.
Springfield, Ill. : Charles C. Thomas, c2006.
xxx, 1325 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Forensic pathology.
Death -- Causes.
Medical subjects:
Forensic Medicine.
ch. 1. History and development of forensic medicine and pathology / Daniel J. Spitz
ch. 2. Crime scene
pt. 1. Bloodstain pattern interpretation / Herbert Leon MacDonell
pt. 2. Biological evidence on the human body / Heather Miller Coyle, Carrl Ladd, Henry C. Lee
pt. 3. Trace evidence / Richard E. Bisbing
ch. 3. Time of death and changes after death
pt. 1. Anatomical considerations / Joshua A. Perper
pt. 2. Chemical considerations / William Q. Sturner
pt. 3. Forensic entomology / Neil H. Haskell
pt. 4. Exhumation / Michael M. Baden
ch. 4. Identification of human remains
pt. 1. Diverse techniques / Daniel J. Spitz
pt. 2. DNA / Lynne M. Helton
ch. 5. Anthropology / William M. Bass
ch. 6. Forensic odontology
pt. 1. Bite mark identification / Richard R. Souviron
pt. 2. Advanced techniques in dental identification and bite marks / David Sweet
pt. 3. Advanced photographic techniques / Gregory S. Golden
pt. 4. The use of digital analysis in bite mark identification / C. Michael Bowers, Raymond J. Johansen
ch. 7. Sudden and unexpected death from natural causes in adults / Barbara A. Sampson, Vernard I. Adams, Charles S. Hirsch
ch. 8. Investigation of deaths in childhood
pt. 1. Feticide and neonaticide / Werner U. Spitz, Daniel J. Spitz
pt. 2. The abused child and adolescent / Marvin S. Platt, Daniel J. Spitz, Werner U. Spitz
pt. 3. The differential diagnosis of child abuse / Marvin S. Platt, Lisa Kohler
ch. 9. Trauma and disease / Vernard I. Adams, Mark A. Flomenbaum, Charles S. Hirsch
ch. 10. Blunt force injury / Werner U. Spitz
ch. 11. Sharp force injury / Werner U. Spitz
ch. 12. Injury by gunfire
pt. 1. Gunshot wounds / Werner U. Spitz
pt. 2. Shotgun wounds / Werner U. Spitz
ch. 13. Thermal injuries / Werner U. Spitz
ch. 14. Asphyxia / Werner U. Spitz
ch. 15. Investigation of bodies in water / Daniel J. Spitz
ch. 16. Electrical and lightning injuries / Edmund R. Donoghue, Barry D. Lifschultz
ch. 17. Road traffic victim / Werner U. Spitz
ch. 18. Medicolegal investigation of mass disasters / Glenn N. Wagner, Richard C. Froede
ch. 19. Trauma of the nervous system
pt. 1. Forensic neuropathology / Vernon Armbrustmacher, Charles S. Hirsch
pt. 2. Boxing injuries / Friedrich Unterharnscheidt, James M. Henry
ch. 20. Microscopic forensic pathology / Joshua A. Perper
ch. 21. Forensic aspects of radiology / B.G. Brogdon
ch. 22. Investigation of deaths from drug abuse / Boyd G. Stephens
ch. 23. Forensic aspects of alcohol / Werner U. Spitz
ch. 24. The medicolegal autopsy report / Werner U. Spitz
ch. 25. Selected procedures at autopsy / Werner U. Spitz.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Spitz, Werner U., 1926-
Spitz, Daniel J.
Fisher, Russell S., 1916-1984.
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