Volume 29, Issue 4 (October 1984)

    A Review of Forensic Medicine: A Guide to Principles, 2nd Edition

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    This is second edition of a text originally published in 1975. In the preface the authors state “A scientific evaluation of this discipline must discard the medico-legal mythology that still pervades much forensic thinking, writing and practice.” With this concept in mind, portions of the text leave the impression that status thymicolymphaticus can be a legitimate cause of death, fat emboli may not be clinically significant, and instantaneous cadaveric rigidity can occur in some natural deaths.


    Author Information:

    Henry, TE
    Deputy chief medical examiner, Forensic Sciences Section, Arizona Health Sciences Center, Pima County, Arizona


    Stock #: JFS11801J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11801J

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    Title A Review of Forensic Medicine: A Guide to Principles, 2nd Edition
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