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Even in the wake of disaster, legal rights must be taken into consideration. Emergency-management professionals need to understand both what the law requires and how to analyze issues for which there is no legal answer. This book provides a starting point for dealing with these kinds of situations.


This introduction to the specialty of forensic nursing covers the essentials of the field, from death investigation to evidence collection, from autopsies to legal issues. The book utilizes an outline format throughout to clearly communicate the most important points of each topic.



This color atlas of forensic pathology is packed full of detailed, high-resolution images that demonstrate postmortem changes of the human body and the different types of patterns produced in various manners of death. A fully searchable DVD is also available.


Quality control and quality assurance are critical in any laboratory. This substantial book (more than 1,400 pages) provides templates for the various policies, procedures, and forms that should be contained in the quality assurance, operational, and technical manuals of a laboratory seeking accreditation. It begins with an introduction to quality assurance, then moves onto cover implementation and policy-manual development.


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January-February 2010 (Volume 8, Number 1)
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Court Case Update

FINGERPRINT EVIDENCE went through a nearly three-year ordeal in the New Hampshire court system, but eventually emerged unscathed. On April 4, 2008, the New Hampshire Supreme Court unanimously reversed the decision of a lower court to exclude expert testimony regarding fingerprint evidence in the case of The State of New Hampshire v. Richard Langill. The case has been remanded back to the Rockingham County Superior Court.