Forensic Medicine & Toxicology Practical Manual, 1st Edition - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131250464, 9788131250471

Forensic Medicine & Toxicology Practical Manual, 1st Edition

1st Edition

Authors: Shankar Bakkannavar
eBook ISBN: 9788131250471
Paperback ISBN: 9788131250464
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 31st January 2018
Page Count: 248
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Description

This Practical manual is designed to address the need of the undergraduate medical students to help them to face the practical examination with ease. This prepares the students adequately in practical aspects.

Salient features:

  • Contains both practical and viva sections
  • Practical section contains exercises as well as Objective Structured Practical Examination questions
  • Each practical is supported by specific objectives, inference and opinions
  • Each practical is followed by practice exercise
  • Helps the students to learn practicals by themselves
  • Each practical contains a video link which students can download and get a classroom experience while preparing
  • Viva section contains most frequently asked must know and nice to know questions during practical examinations

Table of Contents

Foreword....................................................................vii

Preface ......................................................................... ix

Acknowledgement..................................................... xi

Section A: Practicals

PART 1: Exercises

1. Age estimation from X-rays ..............................5

Procedure of Estimation of age by X-rays

Estimation of age by X-ray of shoulder joint

Estimation of age by X-ray of elbow joint

Estimation of age by X-ray of wrist joint

Estimation of age by X-ray of hip joint

Estimation of age by X-ray of knee joint

Estimation of age by X-ray of ankle joint

2. Sex determination by bones ..........................12

Determination of sex by skull bone

Determination of sex by mandible

Determination of sex by hip bone

Determination of sex by sacrum

Determination of sex by femur

Determination of sex by pelvis

3. Age estimation by dentition ..........................17

Estimation of age by dentition

(Orthopantomogram)

4. Medical certifi cates/documents/

intimation letters .............................................19

Procedure of issuing medical certifi cates

5. Medical certifi cation of cause of death

(MCCD) ...........................................................25

Procedure to be followed while issuing MCCD

6. Consent in medical practice .......................... 31

Procedure to be followed while obtaining

consent

7. Injury certifi cate ...............................................34

Procedure of issuing Injury certifi cate

8. Post-mortem summary ..................................39

How to analyse postmortem summary?

9. Examination of victim of sexual assault .......43

Procedure of examination of victim of sexual

assault

10. Examination of accused of sexual assault .... 51

Procedure of examination of accused of sexual

assault

11. Examination of a case of drunkenness .........57

Procedure of examination of drunkenness case

12. Viscera preservation and packing ..................63

Procedure of Viscera packing

PART 2: Spotters (OSPE)

13. Post-mortem instruments ..............................67

How to identify, infer and answer spotters

14. Weapon examination .....................................72

Procedure of weapon examination

Contents

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15. Soft specimen examination ...........................79

Procedure of examination of soft specimens

16. Interpretation of photographs .......................88

How to interpret fi ndings in the given

photographs

17. Histopathology specimens ............................96

Interpretation of fi ndings in the photographs

18. Toxicological appliances ...............................100

Examination of toxicological appliances

19. Toxicological specimens ...............................102

Identifying, inferring and answering pertinent

questions of toxicological specimens

Section B: Viva

PART 1: Forensic Pathology

20. Medico-legal autopsy ....................................121

21. Thanatology .................................................. 128

22. Identifi cation ................................................ 135

23. Asphyxia .........................................................141

24. Infant deaths ................................................. 147

PART 2: Clinical Forensic Medicine

25. Mechanical injuries ...................................... 155

26. Regional injuries ........................................... 160

27. Firearm injuries............................................. 163

28. Road traffi c accidents and medico legal

importance of injuries ................................. 167

29. Thermal injuries ............................................171

30. Forensic psychiatry ....................................... 175

31. Sexual offences...............................................181

PART 3: Medical Ethics & Law

32. Legal procedure .............................................191

33. Medical ethics and professionalism .......... 195

PART 4: Toxicology

34. General principles of toxicology .................205

35. Corrosives and insecticides .......................... 210

36. Irritants ...........................................................214

37. CNS poisons ................................................. 223

38. Cardiac poisons ............................................ 234

39. Asphyxiants ................................................... 237

Index ....................................................................... 243

Details

No. of pages:
248
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier India 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier India
eBook ISBN:
9788131250471
Paperback ISBN:
9788131250464

About the Author

Shankar Bakkannavar