Burns-The Medical and Forensic Model (Hardcover)

By Alan D. Clark

Lawyers & Judges Publishing, 9781930056596, 343pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2006

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Description

When preparing for a burn case, this book provides a rapid, concise treatise on the ramifications of burn injury?from electrical injury to thermal and blast injury. Forensic considerations are presented consistently throughout the text. The medical sections provide essential information on many facets of burn injury and care, including burn characteristics, evaluation, and treatment including pre hospitalization care, critical care, and rehabilitation, toxicology and physiology, hidden toxic dangers, and disaster planning, including building explosions and terrorist attacks. The forensic sections cover diverse topics such as fire and arson investigation, identification of burn victims, fire death investigation and advanced forensic considerations in electrothermal burns.