This timely revision maintains the breadth and depth of the benchmark first edition while replacing outdated information with the newest developments in these complex areas.
Jan E. Leestma is a world-renowned forensic neuropathologist and is the author of more than a hundred professional publications.
He has given expert testimony in more than thirty states, Canada, and the UK. This highly detailed work, which includes the contributions of experts in the fields of biomechanics, neurology, pathology, and the law, is sure to complement the growing literature in this fast-developing area. Son of Roger A.
Bulman Leestma. Intern, then resident in pathology, U. Colorado Medical Center, Denver, ; fellow neuropathology, Einstein Medical Colonel, Bronx, New York, ; from assistant to associate professor, Northwestern University, Chicago, ; professor, dean students, University of Chicago, ; associate medical director, Chicago Neurosurg.
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References from peer-reviewed literature abound and all illustrations are in colour. Chapter 3, which deals with forensic aspects of adult general neuropathology provides a brilliant synopsis of neuropathology and if you can only read one chapter, this would be the one to study.
I found that the chapters that deal with head trauma and cerebrovascular disease were particularly well written and relevant to my own practice. As a practicing neurosurgeon with a medicolegal interest and Coroner, I found the book very useful and would recommend it to pathologists, Coroners, as well as to clinicians called to give expert opinions in both civil and criminal courts.
This fascinating book uses examples ranging from the abortive Kameido incident in Japan in when the Aum Shinrikyo cult failed to induce any illness after releasing Bacillus Anthracis spores to the ground breaking Amerithrax case in October in the USA.
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