By Manfred Oehmichen
Incorporating the newest literature and state of the art equipment, this sensible paintings and atlas covers the full area of neuropathology for forensic pathologists in addition to for experts in linked fields. Its concise, direct kind presents the reader with succinct and easy-to-find solutions to forensic, pathological, pathophysiological, biomechanical, and molecular biology difficulties. also, the authors disguise numerous simple and sensible difficulties which can stimulate extra research.
Each bankruptcy contains an summary of the literature in addition to special references, and contours a wealth of figures, graphs, and tables.
The current quantity bargains with particular points of neuropathology, and is especially applicable for all these and occupied with the sector of forensic pathology, forensic sciences, medical pathology, neurology, neurosurgery, legislations, and criminology. distinctive emphasis is put on services in regards to the field's relevance for daily perform and in addition on updated info in uncomplicated research.
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Death from suicide can result from brain injury caused by mechanical violence, due to a gunshot or fall for example, intoxication/poisoning (parathion, heroin, arsenic), electric shock, ischemic effects, etc. 3. Homicide. A distinction is made between murder and manslaughter. Depending on the type of weapon and cause of death, the victim can die of primary cerebral functional failure due to a blow to the head for example, of ischemia of the brain, of poisoning by centrally active drugs, or of secondary functional failure, such as acute blood loss, fat embolism, etc.
A more recent survey is given by Cechetto (2000) who listed three regions of the forebrain that are intimately involved in central control of the cardiovascular system. These regions are the mediators of the cardiovascular consequences of stroke and stress, and likely play a significant role in pathologies such as sudden cardiac death. The insular cortex, the infralimbic cortex, and the amygdala are the anatomical structures that influence the cardiac function. Moreover, a sudden catecholamine release is obviously able to induce a sudden unexpected cardiac arrest (Pedal et al.
Forensic Neuropathology and Associated Neurology by Manfred Oehmichen