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Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine

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By: John Cooper and Margaret Cooper
432 pages, illus
Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine
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  • Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine ISBN: 9781405111010 Hardback Mar 2007 Out of Print #187942
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About this book

This book reflects the increasing demand for expert opinion by veterinarians and others in courts of law. It offers practical advice, with protocols on dealing with common problems, together with case studies, various appendices and an extensive bibliography.

Contents

Dedication. Foreword. Authors' Preface. Part I: Introduction:. 1. What is forensic medicine?. 2. The special features of veterinary and comparative forensic medicine. 3. The importance and application of animal law. Part II: Particular Types of Case:. 4. Animal welfare. 5. Conservation and wildlife crime. Part III: Methodology:. 6. Clinical work. 7. Post-mortem examinations. 8. Laboratory investigations. 9. Site visits and collection of evidence. 10. Collation and analysis of findings and record-keeping. 11. Storage, labelling and presentation of material. 12. Serving as a witness and appearing in court. 13. The future. Appendix A. Submission and report forms - carcasses, tissues and laboratory samples. Appendix B. Useful addresses and sources of information. Appendix C. Glossary of terms. Appendix D. Some case studies, demonstrating approach and techniques. Appendix E. Journals, societies and organisations. Appendix F. Scientific names of species in text. References and Further Reading. Index

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Biography

John and Margaret Cooper are a husband and wife team, from the United Kingdom. John E Cooper trained as a veterinary surgeon and is now a specialist pathologist with particular interests in wildlife and exotic species, tropical diseases and comparative medicine. Margaret E Cooper is a lawyer who trained originally as a British solicitor and has made the study of animal and conservation law her special interest.

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: John Cooper and Margaret Cooper
432 pages, illus
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...an indispensable guide for general veterinary practitioners in their day-to-day work. (Veterinary Record, January 2008)

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