Item description for Forensic Investigation and Management of Mass Disasters by M.D. Matthias I. Okoye, Cyril H. Wecht, Steven C. Batterman, Larry R. Bedore & John J. Buturla...
The book covers mass disasters of all types, including acts of terrorism and natural disasters. The twenty-two chapters cover diverse topics from forensic investigation into the cause of the disaster, to identifying and handling the deceased, to legal considerations. You ll will find information on the role of law enforcement in disaster investigation; ways of identifying victims, including DNA analysis and forensic dentistry; the roles of forensic engineers, toxicologists and anthropologists; disaster medicine; and mass disaster litigation. This book also informs you psychopathic behavior and the media in terrorist acts and the psychology at work in terrorist activity. Also included are examples of mass disaster management plans including the National Association of Medical Examiners Mass Fatality Plan.
Scene investigation The role of law enforcement DNA and TrueAllele Technology in identifying victims Dental identification of victims The role of the forensic pathologist The role of the corner/medical examiner The role of funeral directors and mortuary staff Forensic engineering and mass disasters Forensic anthropologists and mass disasters Forensic toxicology and mass disasters Forensic entomology and mass disasters Core competencies in disaster medicine Mass disaster litigation Disaster management teams Disaster management plans Biological and chemical terrorism Terrorist activity and the psychology behind it
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6.25" Height: 9" Weight: 1.95 lbs.
Release Date Oct 15, 2007
Publisher Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. Inc. - eBooks Acco
ISBN 1933264411 ISBN13 9781933264417
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More About M.D. Matthias I. Okoye, Cyril H. Wecht, Steven C. Batterman, Larry R. Bedore & John J. Buturla
Dr. Matthias I. Okoye, M.D., J.D. is a practicing physician and lawyer, and the Director of the Nebraska Institute of Forensic Sciences, Inc., and Nebraska Forensic Medical Services, P.C. He is Clinical Associate Professor of forensic pathology at Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska. He is a consultant forensic pathologist with the State of Nebraska's Office of the Attorney General, and serves as a coroner's physician and forensic pathologist for several Nebraska counties. Dr. Okoye is a member of the bars of Pennsylvania, U.S. Supreme Court, and several federal courts. He is also a member of the Board of Governors of the American College of Legal Medicine and the American Board of Legal Medicine. He is a member of the National Association of Medical Examiners and a Fellow of the College of American Pathologists. He has lectured and published extensively.