Medical Detectives: The LivesCases of Britain's Forensic Five

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Medical Detectives: The LivesCases of Britain's Forensic Five

Medical Detectives The LivesCases of Britain s Forensic Five The development of forensic medicine is chronicled through the cases of five great pathologistsThe development of forensic pathology in Britain is told here through the lives of five outstanding medic

  • Title: Medical Detectives: The LivesCases of Britain's Forensic Five
  • Author: Robin Odell
  • ISBN: 9780752464497
  • Page: 264
  • Format: Paperback
  • The development of forensic medicine is chronicled through the cases of five great pathologistsThe development of forensic pathology in Britain is told here through the lives of five outstanding medical pioneers Spanning 70 years, their careers and achievements marked major milestones in the development of legal medicine, their work and innovation laying the foundations fThe development of forensic medicine is chronicled through the cases of five great pathologistsThe development of forensic pathology in Britain is told here through the lives of five outstanding medical pioneers Spanning 70 years, their careers and achievements marked major milestones in the development of legal medicine, their work and innovation laying the foundations for modern crime scene investigation CSI Bernard Spilsbury, Sydney Smith, and Professors Glaister, Camps, and Simpson were the original expert witnesses Between them, they performed than 200,000 post mortems during their professional careers, establishing crucial elements of murder investigation such as time, place, and cause of death This forensic quintet featured in many of the notable murder trials of their time, making groundbreaking discoveries in the process.

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    One thought on “Medical Detectives: The LivesCases of Britain's Forensic Five

    1. Sharon Sims-king on said:

      An interesting readI would recommend this book to anyone who is curious about the facts of some well known cases and some scientists who set up the field of forensic medicine. It is not a textbook, but a book to whet the interest of the reader. It is a little old fashioned in the writing but there's nothing wrong in that.

    2. Tamara on said:

      A good book to start with if you know nothing about the history of forensics in the UK, and the landmark cases of the last 100 years. Sadly, not especially well written, occasionally lurching from typical day to day modern English into prose and phrases more suited to a book from the 1920s or 1950s. I read books of all periods and it's quite distracting to be thrown around that way. Also, as the lives and cases of these men were intertwined, but the author has chosen to tackle each man separatel [...]

    3. Jane Walker on said:

      I think "interesting" is the best one can say. Starting with Spilsbury, whose legendary status has been challenged lately, Odell presents the careers of 5 forensic scientists and shows how methods, as well as personalities, have changed.

    4. Ayodya on said:

      Took awhile to digest this but I definitely think it was interesting and a quite fair and objective portrayal of the people involved.

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