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Forensic aspects of death 

Forensic aspects of death

Chapter:
Forensic aspects of death
Author(s):

Jonathan P. Wyatt

, Tim Squires

, Guy Norfolk

, and Jason Payne-James

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199229949.003.0002
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date: 26 March 2017

Definition and diagnosis of death - Changes after death: lividity - Rigor mortis - Changes after death: decomposition - Time interval since death - Death scene investigation - The coroner system in England and Wales - Coroners inquest - Fatal accident inquiry in Scotland - Homicide - Serial killers - Suicide - Dyadic death - Sudden death from natural causes - Accidents as a cause of death - Environmental causes of death - Deaths during sport - Specific sport-related deaths - Cardiovascular collapse during exercise - Trauma scoring

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