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Book Rec: Medical and Forensic Questions

I found another great resource book that many of you may find quite valuable.  In my opinion, the book contains excellent details that will save time searching the net.  Enjoy!

Murder and Mayhem: A Doctor Answers Medical and Forensic Questions for Mystery Writers, by D.P. Lyle, M.D. is a cornacopia of those "little details" and mysteries of the Universe broken into 3 sections: 

I. Doctors, Hospitals, Illnesses & Injuries 
~ Tramatic Injuries and Their Treatment
~ Environmental Injuries and Their Treatment
~ Doctors, Hospitals and Paramedic Personnel
~ Medications and Drugs
~ Diseases and their Treatments

II. Methods of Murder and Mayhem 
~ The Effectcs of Guns, Knives, Exploseives and Other Weapons of Death
~ Poisons and Drugs
~ Medical Murder

III. Tracking the Perp
~ The Police and the Crime Scene
~ The Coroner, the Crime Lab and the Autopsy

He also includes a chapter on "odds and ends."
Tags: #resources, ~forensics (misc), ~medicine (misc)

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