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Criminal Poisoning

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Author: John Harris Trestrail
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781588299215
Size: 19.46 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Medical
Languages : en
Pages : 181
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Book Description: In this revised and expanded edition, leading forensic scientist John Trestrail offers a pioneering survey of all that is known about the use of poison as a weapon in murder. Topics range from the use of poisons in history and literature to convicting the poisoner in court, and include a review of the different types of poisons, techniques for crime scene investigation, and the critical essentials of the forensic autopsy. The author updates what is currently known about poisoners in general and their victims. The Appendix has been updated to include the more commonly used poisons, as well as the use of antifreeze as a poison.


Criminal Poisoning

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Author: Christopher P. Holstege
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449617573
Size: 60.92 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Medical
Languages : en
Pages : 352
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Book Description: Criminal Poisoning: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives offers health care providers, investigators and attorneys a comprehensive look at the history, employment and ex post facto analysis of criminal poisoning. Drawing on the vast expertise of the authors law enforcement agents and physicians with robust experience in the realm of criminal poisoning Criminal Poisoning: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives covers the illegal use of poisons to harm people and the methods of detection available to investigators and prosecutors. Each chapter covers a specific toxin, from acids and herbals to drugs of abuse, and includes a case study that explains the diagnostic challenges associated with detecting and prosecuting a criminal poisoning. What s more, the book delves into who may poison including the psychological factors that motivate someone to kill and who may be a likely victim."


Poisons

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Author: Alexander Wynter Blyth
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 80.16 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Poisons
Languages : en
Pages : 724
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Poisoned Lives

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Author: Katherine D. Watson
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781852855031
Size: 41.25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 272
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Book Description: Here is a valuable, and fascinating, piece of social history. Watson sheds new light on a macabre yet frequently misunderstood subject.


The Forensic Aspects Of Poisons

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Author: Richard A. Stripp
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438103840
Size: 53.56 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Medical
Languages : en
Pages : 127
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Book Description: The Forensic Aspects of Poisons introduces students to the basic principles of forensic toxicology and the role of poisons in forensic science. Emphasis is placed on the common drugs and poisons that are encountered by a practicing forensic toxicologist and the approach to determining their medicolegal role in establishing the cause of death and disease. Topics explored include homicide by chemical means, the role of drugs and chemicals in other types of accidental and intentional deaths, and how the interpretation of such cases is utilized in the criminal court setting. An introduction to the basic applied methods of urine drug testing, human performance toxicology, and sports testing is also provided.