Child Abuse Pocket Atlas Series, Volume 5: Child Fatality and Neglect

Child Abuse Pocket Atlas Volume 5: Child Fatality and Neglect is intended for professionals seeking a hand-held reference with case studies and more than 600 forensic images to aid in the process of identifying and differentiating abusive and non-abusive child death.

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Child Abuse Pocket Atlas Series
Volume 5: Child Fatality and Neglect

This pocket atlas, part 5 of an ongoing series on child abuse, is designed specifically for professionals involved in the investigation of child death, both intentional and unintentional. Readers in law enforcement, medicine, and other readers professionally involved in child death investigation will find this convenient resource essential to their work in the field.

Over 600 full-color crime scene photos, reenactments, and photos taken in postmortem examinations and corresponding case studies written by expert investigators illustrate a variety of abusive and accidental causes of death, including neglect, burning, drowning, natural causes, and shaken baby syndrome. This text is a vital tool for any and all members of the child fatality review team, who will benefit both from its comprehensive content and from its convenient and accessible design.

Product Details:

Perfect Bound 9×6 inches
300 pages, 646 images, 11 contributors


Medical Examiners, Forensic Pathologists, Pediatricians, Emergency Physicians, Pediatric Nurses, Emergency Nurses, Forensic Nurses, Law Enforcement Personnel, Prosecutors, Emergency Medical Technicians, College and Medical Library Administrators

Publication date:

March 2016


978-1-936590-62-9 (Print)
978-1-936590-67-4 (eBook)

Table of Contents

1. The Child Death Specialist
2. Perinatal Death
3. Sudden, Unexplained Infant Death
4. Nonabusive Injuries
5. Burn Injuries
6. Drowning
7. Physical Abuse
8. Homicides
9. Suicides
10. Military Approaches
11. Neglect

Randell Alexander, MD, PhD

Randell Alexander, MD, PhD is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Florida and the Morehouse School of Medicine and has served on several state child death review committees. He is an active researcher, lectures widely, and testifies frequently in major child abuse cases throughout the country.

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