Forensic Emergency Medicine , Hardbound
Jonathan S. Olshaker MD
Pub Date: May 2001
Written by the foremost experts in forensic clinical medicine, this volume is the first book in this new subspecialty. The text provides the information emergency physicians and residents need about the medicolegal aspects of treating victims of sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse, and domestic violence. It offers detailed guidelines on interviewing and examining the victim and collecting, preserving, and documenting evidence for legal proceedings. This text includes an insightful chapter on expert testimony written by a physician with a law degree, as well as a chapter on forensic photography and a chapter by an FBI agent on perpetrators.