Forensic Pathology of Child Death
Autopsy Results and Diagnoses
Mary E. Case, MD, Elizabeth M. Kermgard, MD
Forensic Pathology of Child Death is a comprehensive and convenient photographic resource, illustrating the injuries sustained by and causes of death common among children. Each case includes historical and circumstantial information, family history, and autopsy findings, such as medical and legal professionals might encounter in the field.
The author, award-winning forensic pathologist Dr. Mary Case, has practiced in the Saint Louis metropolitan area since 1975. For over 20 years, Dr. Case has served as Chief Medical Examiner to Saint Louis County and the neighboring counties of Saint Charles, Jefferson, and Franklin. Over the course of her career, Dr. Case has been an invited lecturer at over 400 professional conferences, seminars, and symposia, sharing her expertise with colleagues the world over.
Representing a wealth of knowledge refined over the course of 4 decades in the field and in research, Forensic Pathology of Child Death is the definitive reference on forensic examination in cases of child fatality. This truly invaluable work will benefit forensic pathologists, their professional collaborators, and the communities they serve for years to come. It is a must-have for any in need of a more sophisticated understanding of unnatural child death and the circumstances under which it occurs.