By Charles Catanese
Now in its moment variation, the best-selling Color Atlas of Forensic drugs and Pathology is an easy-to-read reference masking forensic pathology ideas, from simple to complex techniques in relation to all manners of dying. that includes over 1600 full-color pictures, together with four hundred extra pictures than the 1st version, this ebook presents remarkable photographic representation to reinforce realizing for scientific and non-medically informed personnel.
Providing thorough visible demonstrations of postmortem alterations of the human physique, the publication provides the several different types of styles produced in deaths ensuing from
- Natural causes
- Diagnostic procedures
- Therapeutic procedures
- Substance abuse
- Child abuse
- Blunt instruments
- Sharp instruments
The publication additionally comprises a wholly new part on histopathology. The textual content makes use of particular, special language to explain what's represented in each one photograph and to make side-by-side comparisons of comparable yet special pathologies. The Color Atlas of Forensic drugs and Pathology, moment Edition is a useful expert reference for loss of life investigators, medical experts, and forensic pathologists.
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Note the fibrosis of the adjacent endocardium secondary to regurgitative turbulent blood flow. The decedent was known to have a long-standing cardiac murmur. 94 Markedly hypertrophic heart with concentric left ventricle hypertrophy and a congenital subaortic band causing marked aortic stenosis and sudden cardiac death at age 42 years. The decedent decided years earlier not to have a valve replacement. 95 This is a bicuspid aortic valve. 96 Markedly stenotic bicuspid aortic valve from age and atherosclerosis, these valves may become markedly stenotic and increase one’s risk for sudden cardiac death.
62 This is a markedly enlarged heart due to hypertensive cardiovascular disease. This heart is diffusely enlarged and shows cardiac hypertrophy. 64 The right and left ventricles show marked dilatation. This individual died of a peripartum cardiomyopathy. A dilated cardiomyopathy or end-stage hypertensive cardiovascular disease with cardiac failure will appear the same grossly. 65 The sections of these ventricles reveal marked right ventricle hypertrophy. This individual had end-stage primary pulmonary fibrosis with cor pulmonale and cardiac failure.
If these lungs were placed on a water bath, they would float almost entirely on the surface. Cut section through the parenchyma reveals thick copious mucoid secretions within the bronchial distribution. 133 shows darker red discoloration with congestion and edema besides mucous plugging in an individual who had an acute asthma attack with heart failure. 135 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with hyperaeration and emphysematous change. 136 Pleural adhesions most likely due to past bouts of pneumonia.
Color atlas of forensic medicine and pathology by Charles Catanese