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Modi A Textbook of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology

Modi A Textbook of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology

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  • Author(s): K.Kannan, Jaising P. Modi
  • Brand: LexisNexis
  • Edition: 26 Ed 2019
  • ISBN 13 9789388548168
  • Approx. Pages 1517 + Contents
  • Format Paperback
  • Approx. Product Size 24 x 16 cms
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

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Description
Modi A Textbook of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology reigns supreme in its field since its first edition in 1920. Widely regarded as the most authoritative, specialized and highly recommended text on Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology, it contains illustrations, quick reference tables and pictorial illustrations for ease of understanding. The present twenty-sixth edition of this monumental work has been revised by K Kannan, former Judge and renowned scholar, in collaboration with specialist contributors. Retaining the original style of Modi's pristine brilliance, this thoroughly revised edition traces all major developments in the field of law and forensic medicine, while keeping in mind the need for a new forensic medicine syllabus, judicial observations and the concerns of senior forensic medicine experts.
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Contents
Section I : Medical Jurispreudence
Chapter 1.    History of Forensic Medicine
Chapter 2.    Legal Procedure in Criminal Courts
Chapter 3.    Medical Evidence and Medical Witness
Chapter 4.    Legal and Ethical Aspects of Medical Practice
Chapter 5.    Medical Negligence and Consumer Protection Act
Chapter 6.    HIV and AIDS: Legal and Ethical Implications
Chapter 7.    Human Rights and Torture Medicine
Chapter 8.    Medico-Legal Aspects of Death
Chapter 9.    Brain-stem Death and Transplantation of Human Organs Act
Chapter 10.  Personal Identity
Chapter 11.   Personal Identification from Skull
Chapter 12.  Examination of a Living person for Medico-Legal
Chapter 13.  Post-mortem Examination
Chapter 14.  Exhumation
Chapter 15. Post-mortem Changes and Time Since Death
Chapter 16.  Post-mortem Artefacts
Chapter 17.  Examination of Biological Stains and Hair
Chapter 18.  Tools of Interrogation
Chapter 19. The Pathology of Sudden Natural Death
Chapter 20. Deaths from Asphyxia
Chapter 21.  Death from Starvation, Cold and Heat
Chapter 22. Injuries from Burns, Scalds, Lightning and Electricity
Chapter 23.  Radiation Injuries
Chapter 24.  Investigation of Deaths Related to Anaesthetic Procedures
Chapter 25. Injuries by Mechanical Violence
Chapter 26.  Bomb Blast Injuries
Chapter 27. Medico-Legal Aspects of Wounds
Chapter 28.  Vehicular Traffic Injuries
Chapter 29. Regional Injuries
Chapter 30.  Impotence, Sterility and Artificial Insemination
Chapter 31.  Virginity, Pregnancy and Delivery
Chapter 32.  Sexual Offences
Chapter 33.  Legitimacy and Legal Aspects of Marriage Annulment
Chapter 34. Infanticide
Chapter 35. Abortion, Medical Termination of Pregnancy and Female Foeticide
Chapter 36: Mental III - Health and Its Medico-Legal Aspects
Chapter 37: Mechanical Irritants
Appendices to Section 1
Appendix 1   Form of Certificate Recommended for Leave or Extension or Communication
                        of Leave and for Fitness
Appendix 2   The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Rules, 2003
Appendix 3   The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Regulations, 2003
Appendix 4    Employee's Compensation Act, 1923.
Appendix 5    The Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016
Appendix 6    Forensic Acoustics and Recent Trends in Forensic Speaker Identification
Subject Index.
Section 2: Toxicology
Chap. 1    Poisons and their Medico-legal Aspects
Chap. 2    Corrosive Poisons
Chap. 3    Inorganic Irritant Poisons (I)
Chap. 4    Inorganic Irritant Poisons (II)
Chap. 5    Organic Irritant Poisons (I)
Chap. 6    Organic Plant Poisons
Chap. 7    Organic Irritant Poisons (II)
Chap. 8    Somniferous Cerebral Poisons
Chap. 9    Inebriant Cerebral Poisons
Chap. 10    Deliriant Cerebral Poisons
Chap. 11    Asphyxiants (Irrespirable Gases)
Chap. 12    Mycotoxins
Appendix to Section 2
Appendix 1    Somniferous Cerebral Poisons: Analytical Methodology...
Subject Index
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Author Details
Author - Jaising P. Modi
Revising Author - Dr. K. Mathiharan & Prof. Amrit K.Patnaik
Dr. K. Mathiharan passed his MB, BS and MD (ForensicMedicine) from Madurai Medical College and Madras Medical Collegerespectively. The topic that led to his PhD degree by the Tamil Nadu DrMGR Medical University was Res Ipsa Loquitur: Its Application inMedical Negligence Cases under Consumer Protection Act. Afterpractising as a general practitioner, he joined the faculty of theInstitute of Forensic Medicine, Madras Medical College as an AssistantProfessor. Later, in Chennai, he founded the Institute of LegalMedicine, a data centre on medical law and ethics, consumer rights,human rights and other issues involving the relationship of the lifesciences to the social sciences and humanities. At present, he ispractising as a Consultant Legal Medicine.
Justice K Kannan : B.A. BL, Judge, Punjab & Haryana High Court, Chandigarh
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