Incorporating the most recent literature and state-of-the-art methods, this practical work and atlas covers the entire domain of neuropathology for forensic pathologists as well as for specialists in associated fields. Its concise, direct style provides the reader with succinct and easy-to-find answers to forensic, pathological, pathophysiological, biomechanical, and molecular biology problems. Additionally, the authors cover several basic and practical problems that may stimulate further research.
Each chapter includes an overview of the literature as well as specified references, and features a wealth of figures, graphs, and tables.
The present volume deals with specific aspects of neuropathology, and is particularly appropriate for all those interested and involved in the field of forensic pathology, forensic sciences, clinical pathology, neurology, neurosurgery, law, and criminology. Special emphasis is placed on expertise concerning the field's relevance for everyday practice and also on up-to-date data in basic research.
Contents: Introduction.- Principles of Forensic Neuropathology.- Physical Trauma.- Ischemia and Asphyxia.- Intoxikation.- Pediatric Neuropathology.- Clinical Neuropathology.- Index.