Gunshot wounds : practical aspects of firearms, ballistics, and forensic techniques / Vincent J.M. Dimaio.

Author
Di Maio, Vincent J. M., 1941- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
3rd ed.
Published/​Created
  • Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description
1 online resource (370 p.)

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Series
  • CRC series in practical aspects of criminal and forensic investigations. [More in this series]
  • CRC Series in Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations
Summary note
"The book describes practical aspects of ballistics, wound ballistics, and the classification of various wounds caused by handguns, rifles, and shotguns. It also explains autopsy techniques and procedures and laboratory analyses relating to weapons and gunshot evidence. A much-needed update after nearly 20 years, the third edition of Gunshot Wounds provides the latest and most thorough information on firearms and best practices for examining firearm-related wounds."--Back cover.
Notes
Description based upon print version of record.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Source of description
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed December 11, 2015).
Language note
English
Contents
  • 1. Firearms and ammunition
  • 2. Forensic aspects of ballistics
  • 3. Wound ballistics
  • 4. Introduction to the classification of gunshot wounds
  • 5. Wounds due to handguns
  • 6. Wounds from rimfire firearms
  • 7. Wounds from centerfire rifles
  • 8. Wounds from shotguns
  • 9. Bloody bodies and bloody scenes
  • 10. Weapons and ammunition : miscellaneous
  • 11. X-rays
  • 12. Detection of gunshot residues
  • 13. Correct handling of deaths from firearms
  • 14. Suicide by firearms.
ISBN
  • 1-000-43015-4
  • 0-367-80571-5
  • 1-4987-2570-8
OCLC
921188817
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