Veterinary Forensic Pathology, Volume 1

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Item#: 9783319671703
Edition 01
Author Brooks
Cover Hardback
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This richly illustrated two-volume book offers a comprehensive and essential reference guide for veterinary pathologists and clinical veterinarians interested in performing animal necropsies for forensic casework. It presents a
oad range of animal crime cases, with particular focus on the post mortem examination and the observed pathology.<
/>This first volume introduces readers to veterinary forensics and the role of the veterinary pathologist in animal crime investigations. It guides them through the process of evidence collection and documentation, and covers the fundamentals of forensic necropsy and the estimation of time since death. In-depth descriptions of how to conduct the forensic evaluation of various traumatic injuries, firearm injuries, and asphyxia are also provided.<

Table of Contents
1) Medicolegal Investigation/Animal Crimes.- 2) Role of the Veterinary Pathologist in Animal Crimes Investigations.- 3) Crime Scene Findings.- 4) Veterinary Forensic Autopsy.- 5) Postmortem Changes and Time of Death Estimation.- 6) Blunt Force Trauma.- 7) Sharp Force Trauma.- 8) Firearm Injuries.- 9) Asphyxia.