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Practical veterinary forensics.

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The book serves as a reference for the reader to appreciate the current workload of a forensic vet and to provide an insight into the scale and complexity of the specialism that is veterinary forensics. Topics discussed are: introduction to veterinary forensics; forensic philosophy; law and animals; forensic science and applications to One Health; evidence collection and gathering about the living evidence; forensic examination of animal hair; firearms and ballistics; blood and blood pattern analysis; understanding the nature of document evidence; forensic toxicology; bitemark analysis; report writing; and the human-animal interaction. This book is intended for veterinarians and students interested in the field of forensics.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction - What is veterinary forensics? Author(s): Bailey, D.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 12) Forensic philosophy. Author(s): Harrison, K. Bailey, D.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 24) Law and animals. Author(s): Rook, D. Swan, P.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 35) Forensic science and applications to One Health. Author(s): Reeve-Johnson, L. Bailey, D.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 50) Evidence collection and gathering: the living evidence. Author(s): Bailey, D.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 62) Forensic examination of animal hair. Author(s): Gwinnett, C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 81) Firearms and ballistics. Author(s): Bolton-King, R. Schulze, J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 118) Blood and blood pattern analysis. Author(s): Bailey, D.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 134) Understanding the nature of document evidence. Author(s): Kalantzis, N.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 146) Forensic toxicology. Author(s): Rogers, E.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 159) Bitemark analysis. Author(s): Bailey, D. Hamilton-Ible, J. Leicester, L. MacLeod, L. Wharton, A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 175) Report writing. Author(s): Bailey, D.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 189) The human-animal interaction. Author(s): Swan, P.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Forensic and Crime Science, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2016
  • ISBN
  • 9781780642949
  • Record Number
  • 20163206692