Forensic Medicine & Toxicology Practical Manual, 1e

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Author: Bakkannavar
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 9788131250464
Language: English
Published: 2018
Publisher: Elsevier, India

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.

Forensic Medicine & Toxicology 

Practical Manual, 1e

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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.

Key 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

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 certificates/documents/

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

     Procedure of issuing medical certificates

5. Medical certification 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 certificate ...............................................34

    Procedure of issuing Injury certificate

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

    How to analyses 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

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

      Procedure of examination of soft specimens

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

      How to interpret findings in the given photographs

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

     Interpretation of findings 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. Identify Caution ............................................ 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 traffic 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