Textbook of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology: Principles & Practice



  • Thoroughly revamped and revised edition carrying precise information in a concise manner.
  • Radical changes have been effected in the chapters Death and Its Medicolegal Aspects: Forensic Thanatology; Sudden and Unexpected Deaths; Asphyxial Deaths; Deaths Associated with Surgery, Anaesthesia and Blood Transfusion; Custody Related Torture and/or Death; Medicolegal Examination of the Living; Injuries by Firearms; Complications of Trauma: Was Wounding Responsible for Death?; Consent to and Refusal of Treatment; Medical Negligence; and Intricacies of Forensic Toxicology.
  • Enriched with photographs, drawings, sketches, flowcharts, and tables for easy and catchy understanding.
  • Old cases have been replaced with new ones, making way for the readers to appreciate medicolegal implications.
  • Reflects author’s personal experience of about three decades and the knowledge gathered from extensive reading, interactions, deliberations, etc. at various platforms.

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612 pages


Elsevier India; 5 edition (February 10, 2014)


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