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Title Asphyxiation, suffocation, and neck pressure deaths / edited by Burkhard Madea
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2021]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 375 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Summary "Combining theory and practice, this is a comprehensive analysis of suffocation, asphyxiation, and neck pressure deaths. It includes important developments in the field such as lung histomorphology in fatal strangulation, systematic dissection of the larynx, biochemical findings, and post-mortem imaging. Significant challenges arise in accurately diagnosing these deaths when compared to other forms of external violence. International experts explain the pitfalls and subtleties of identifying such cases making this book an important resource for readers involved in investigations of deaths by asphyxiation. The inclusion of tables, statistics, scientific and historical evidence throughout further strengthen the value of this book"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Professor Dr. Burkhard Madea MD, Director, Instiute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Germany is a world-renowned forensic pathologist and the author of more than a dozen books and 400 papers
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 23, 2020)
Subject Asphyxia -- diagnosis.
Cause of Death.
Asphyxia -- pathology.
Asphyxia -- Diagnosis
Death -- Causes.
LAW / Forensic Science
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Pathology
Form Electronic book
Author Madea, B. (Burkhard), editor.
LC no. 2019034657
ISBN 0429188943