Forensic Pathology of Child Death: Autopsy Results & Diagnoses (Paperback)
With approximately 220 case studies and 750 photographs, Forensic Pathology of Child Death: Autopsy Results & Diagnoses is an exhaustive reference for professionals and students in the fields of forensic pathology, pediatrics, law enforcement, social work, family court, and child advocacy. This publication will serve as a a comprehensive and convenient photographic resource, illustrating the injuries sustained and causes of death common among victims of child abuse. Each case study includes historical and circumstantial information, family history, and autopsy findings that medical and legal professionals might encounter in the field.
The author, award-winning forensic pathologist Dr. Mary Case, has practiced in the Saint Louis metropolitan area since 1975. For over 20 years, Dr. Case has served as Chief Medical Examiner to Saint Louis County and the neighboring counties of Saint Charles, Jefferson, and Franklin. Over the course of her career, Dr. Case has been an invited lecturer at over 400 professional conferences, seminars, and symposia, sharing her expertise with colleagues the world over. Now, with this new atlas, Dr. Case lends the full benefit of her experience to current and future practitioners in their efforts to investigate and prevent unnatural child death.
Representing a wealth of knowledge refined over the course of 4 decades in the field and in research, Forensic Pathology of Child Death is the definitive reference on forensic examination in cases of child fatality. This truly invaluable work will benefit forensic pathologists, their professional collaborators, and the communities they serve for years to come. It is a must-have for anyone in need of a more sophisticated understanding of unnatural child death and the circumstances under which it occurs.