Updated March 22, 2005
Marcella F. Fierro, MD, FCAP, editor
The CAP Handbook for Postmortem Examination of Unidentified Remains provides information on state-of-the-art techniques for the identification of well-preserved, decomposed, burned, and skeletonized remains. With 18 chapters and five appendices, including illustrations, x-rays, and photographs, pathologists and other professionals encountering unidentified decedents will find this text to be an integral part of their library.
Partial Contents: Working with Law Enforcement; The Death Scene; Principles of the Medicolegal Autopsy; External Examination of the Unidentified Body; Examination of Embalmed, Exhumed, Cremated, and Mummified Remains; Identification by Fingerprint; Forensic Dentistry, Radiology, and Anthropology; Forensic Serology and DNA; Toxicology; Identification of Children; Unidentified and Missing Persons Files at the NCIC.
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Phone: 1-800-323-4040 option 1#
Item number: PUB109
Softcover; 329 pages; 150+ figures, tables, x-rays, and photographs; 1998
Member price: $25
Non-member price: $50