A practical reference source for all practitioners who may be required to comment on aspects of forensic neuropathology, this book covers problematic medicolegal issues to provide an evidence base for many of the complex medicolegal questions raised by forensic work. Well-illustrated with colour illustrations, it highlights practical aspects of relevance to forensic neuropathology, to provide easy access to important differential diagnoses presented in a practical fashion.
A practical reference source for all practitioners who may be required to comment on aspects of forensic neuropathology
Covers complex medicolegal issues to provide a sound evidence base for medicolegal opinion
Highlights the limitations of scientific methodology in relation to forensic practice
Basic and specialist autopsy techniques.- Examination of the brain and spinal cord.- Trauma.- Non-traumatic neurological conditions.- Alcohol and drugs.- Organic and inorganic toxins.- Forensic topics in paediatric neuropathology.- Forensic ophthalmic pathology.- The role of research within forensic neuropathology.- Scientific basis of forensic neuropathology.- The role of the expert witness.