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Title TASER® conducted electrical weapons : physiology, pathology, and law / Mark W. Kroll, Jeffrey D. Ho, editors
Published New York : Springer-Verlag, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xv, 457 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Conducted Electrical Weapons: A User's Perspective / Greg Meyer -- The Scientific History / Robert A. Stratbucker -- Conducted Electrical Weapons and Resolution of Use-of-Force Encounters / Charlie Mesloh, Mark Henych, and Ross Wolf -- Nonlethal Weapons: The Broader Context / Peter J. Cuenca and John G. McManus -- Transcutaneous Muscle Stimulation / James D. Sweeney -- Current Flow in the Human Body / Dorin Panescu and Robert A. Stratbucker -- Animal Studies / John G. Webster -- CEW Research Models: Animal and Human Studies / Theodore C. Chan and Gary M. Vilke -- Cardiac Arrhythmias / Derek J. Dosdall and Raymond E. Ideker -- Electrocardiographic Effects of the CEW / Jeffrey D. Ho -- Serum and Skin Effects of CEW Application / Jeffrey D. Ho -- Echocardiographic Effects of the CEW / Robert Reardon -- Rhabdomyolysis / Ronald Moscati and Samuel Cloud -- Effects of CEWs on Respiration / Donald M. Dawes -- Neuroendocrine Effects of CEWs / Donald M. Dawes and Mark W. Kroll -- Electroporation of Cardiac and Nerve Cells / Vadim V. Fedorov, Leonid Livshitz, Geran Kostecki and Igor R. Efimov -- Eye and Head Injuries / S. Robert Witherspoon, Andreas K. Lauer and Jonathan L. Marinaro -- CEW Effects with Illegal Stimulant Intoxication / Patrick Tchou -- Alcohol and the CEW / Ronald Moscati and Jeffrey D. Ho -- Conducted Electrical Weapons and Implantable Cardiac Devices / Subba Reddy Vanga, James L. Vacek, Loren Berenbom and Dhanunjaya R. Lakkireddy -- Risk Management and the CEW / Greg Bingham -- The New York City Experience / Michael D. White and Justin Ready -- Impact of CEW and Other Types of Force and Resistance on Officer and Suspect Injuries / Michael R. Smith, Robert J. Kaminski, Jeffrey Rojek, Geoffrey P. Alpert, and Jason Mathis -- Field Statistics Overview / James E. Brewer and Mark W. Krol -- Sudden In-Custody Death / Samuel J. Stratton -- Stimulant Abuse and Sudden Cardiac Death / Steven B. Karch -- The Systemic Role of Illicit Drugs and Their Toxicology / Joshua Gunn, Michael A. Evans, and M. Scott Kriger -- Excited Delirium Syndrome / Vincent J.M. Di Maio and Theresa G. Di Maio -- Biochemical Brain Markers in Excited Delirium Deaths / Deborah C. Mash -- Sudden Unexpected Death in Custody (SUDIC) / Charles V. Wetli -- Legal Basics for the CEW / Michael A. Brave -- Science and Logic Meet the Law / John G. Peters -- Appendix A: Excited Delirium Checklist -- Appendix B: Electrocution Diagnosis Checklist
Summary This book provides an in-depth exploration of the use of TASER Conducted Electrical Weapons by law enforcement personnel and their physiological effects on the human body
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Stun guns -- Physiological aspects
Stun guns -- Law and legislation.
Nonlethal weapons -- Physiological aspects
Sudden death.
Electrophysiological Phenomena -- physiology
Law Enforcement
Death, Sudden
Restraint, Physical -- adverse effects
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Law Enforcement.
Stun guns -- Physiological aspects.
Stun guns -- Law and legislation.
Nonlethal weapons -- Physiological aspects.
Sudden death
Stun guns -- Law and legislation
Conducted electrical weapons.
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Kroll, Mark W.
Ho, Jeffrey D.
ISBN 9780387854755