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Asphyxia and Drowning

This book serves as a basic framework for an extensive pictorial representation of findings associated with asphyxia and drowning deaths.

By Jay Dix,

Michael Graham,

Randy Hanzlick,

ISBN: 9780849323690

Retail price: $65.95   $55.95

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This third volume in the Forensic Pathology Atlases: Causes of Death Series provides an overview of the types, mechanisms, and physical findings associated with deaths involving asphyxia. Asphyxia and Drowning serves as a basic framework for an extensive pictorial representation of findings associated with these types of deaths. It helps the reader to gain a better understanding of the processes leading to asphyxiation, to recognize the associated physical findings, and better appreciate the difficulties in evaluating asphyxiation deaths.

KEY FEATURES:
Ideal for death investigators and law enforcement personnel
Provides complete, richly illustrated cases studies
Includes an exhaustive treatment of cause of death
Contains hundreds of photographs unavailable elsewhere

SHORT TOC:
INTRODUCTION
MECHANICAL ASPHYXIA
Vitiated Atmosphere
Smothering
Choking
Airway Swelling and Obstruction
Neck Compression
Chest Compression
Postural (Positional) Asphyxia
Miscellaneous
CHEMICAL ASPHYXIA
Carbon Monoxide
Cyanide
DROWNING
REFERENCES

Softcover
Over 160 of black and white photographs
163 pages
6"x9"

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