Textbook of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
Author : PC Dikshit
Publisher Name: Peepee
Publisher Name: Peepee
About the Book The book covers basic concepts of Forensic Medicine including Medical Jurisprudence, Forensic Pathology, Toxicology and Forensic Sciences in an easy to understand format. All the chapters are concise as well as comprehensive incorporating tables, diagrams, photographs and salient features for a better grasp of the subject. It is a reader-friendly book primarily aimed for undergraduate and postgraduate students and medical officers posted in health care settings and would be beneficial for judiciary and lawyers too. Moreover, there is inclusion of laws and Acts wherever relevant. Latest amendments in criminal law (2013) are also incorporated in this edition. The book also incorporates possible questions at the end of each chapter for preparation during the examination. About the Author Dr. P. C. Dikshit, working as Professor and Head of Department of Forensic Medicine at Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, New Delhi. Prior to that, he was working as Director Professor and Head, Forensic Medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. He did his Post Graduation from AIIMS in the year 1977 and LLB from Delhi University in the year 1983. He was awarded WHO Fellowship in Clinical Forensic Medicine, in the year 1990 and worked in different hospitals in Australia. He was awarded state award by Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of NCT Delhi in 2007-08 for his meritorious services in the field of health care in Delhi. He also served as Medical Superintendent of GTB Hospital, UCMS, Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital and Aruna Asaf Ali Hospital, Delhi. He has edited textbook “HWV Cox Textbook on Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology” published by Lexis Nexis Butterworths, and also written a book on MCQ. He has published number of research papers in various National and International journals. He has delivered talks in various National and International conferences. He was president of Delhi Association of Medico-legal Experts and Vice-President of Indian Congress of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. He was member of expert committee to UGC and Delhi Medical Council. He is undergraduate and postgraduate examiner of various medical colleges and institutions including National board of Examinations.