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More Forensics and Fiction

By D. P Lyle

This compilation of medical and forensic science questions from crime writers around the world provides insight into medical and forensic science as well as a glimpse into the writer’s creative mind. How do hallucinogenic drugs affect a blind person? Will snake venom injected into fruit cause death? How would you perform CPR in a helicopter? What happens when someone swallows razor blades? How long does it take blood to dry? Can DNA be obtained from a half-eaten bagel? D. P. Lyle, MD, answers these and many more intriguing questions. The book is a useful and entertaining resource for writers and screenwriters, helping them find the information they need to frame a situation and write a convincing description. TV viewers, readers who enjoy crime fiction, and those who want to know more about forensic science can keep up with the news and understand the science behind criminal investigation. From traumatic injuries to the coroner’s office, the questions and answers are divided into five parts, making it a compendium of the incredible information that lies within the world of medicine and forensics.

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2012

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Format: Book
Author: Lyle, D. P
Summary: Answers medical and forensic questions about such topics as doctors and hospitals, poisons and drugs, police and the crime scene, coroners and autopsies, traumatic injuries and illnesses, and the crime lab.
Title: More forensics and fiction / D.P. Lyle.
Publisher Date: [Aurora, Ill.] : Medallion Press, 2012.
Subject: Detective and mystery stories -- Miscellanea. Forensic sciences -- Miscellanea.
Isbn: 9781605423944 (pbk.) 1605423947 (pbk.)
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Format: Book
Author: Lyle, D. P.
Summary: Answers medical and forensic questions about such topics as doctors and hospitals, poisons and drugs, police and the crime scene, coroners and autopsies, traumatic injuries and illnesses, and the crime lab.
Title: More forensics and fiction / D.P. Lyle.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: [Aurora, Ill.] : Medallion Press, 2012.
Description: 448 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories -- Miscellanea.
Subjects: Forensic sciences -- Miscellanea.
Other Title: More forensics & fiction
Other Title: Subtitle on cover: Crime writers' morbidly curious questions expertly answered
Contents: I. Traumatic injuries, illnesses, doctors, and hospitals -- II. Poisons, toxins, medications, and drugs -- III. The police, the crime scene, and the crime lab -- IV. The coroner, the body, and the autopsy -- V. Odds and ends -- mostly odds.
ISBN: 9781605423944 (pbk.)
ISBN: 1605423947 (pbk.)
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Call Number: 809.3872 Lyl