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    • The identification of Josef Mengele. A triumph of international cooperation 

      Eckert, William G.; Teixeira, W. R. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1985-09)
      In recent weeks, world attention has been focused on the identification of skeletal remains suspected of being those of the most widely sought Nazi war criminal still at large--Josef Mengele. Several important turns in the ...
    • Patient-to-physician communication on medication use 

      Penner, M. (Quadrant HealthCom, 1988-01)
    • Investigation of cremations and severely burned bodies 

      Eckert, William G.; James, Stuart; Katchis, Steve (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1988-09)
      Among the most difficult cases for law enforcement and medicolegal investigators to investigate are those in which victims have been deliberately burned to cover up a crime, or those in which cremation has resulted from ...
    • Anorectal trauma. Medicolegal and forensic aspects 

      Eckert, William G.; Katchis, Steve (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1989-03)
      A review of both deliberate and accidental anorectal trauma is presented. The mechanisms and types of injuries as well as the complications are discussed. Injuries resulting from sexual assaults are discussed in detail.
    • The Ripper Project. Modern science solving mysteries of history 

      Eckert, William G. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1989-06)
      Modern scientific techniques may be applied to solve historical--even ancient--mysteries. Many such mysteries have been studied by forensic scientists, including anthropologists. One example is the recent examination of ...
    • Signs of death as considered by Dr. B.M. Vance in a lecture fifty years ago 

      Vance, B. M. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1989-06)
      This work is based on the lecture given by Dr. Bernard M. Vance, then Assistant Chief Medical Examiner of New York, to the Homicide Squad Detectives of New York City on November 2, 1933, at the New York Police Academy. He ...
    • Disinterments. Their value and associated problems 

      Eckert, William G.; Katchis, Steve; James, Stuart (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1990-03)
      This article presents our experience with several cases of disinterment, including reasons for disinterment, the methodology involved, and the value of this activity in solving medicolegal problems.
    • The Lockerbie disaster and other aircraft breakups in midair 

      Eckert, William G. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1990-06)
      This is a review of the experiences and activities of various specialty groups that constituted the organization developed to investigate the Lockerbie air disaster. Circumstances surrounding other aircraft midair breakup ...
    • Forensic sciences and medicine. The clinical or living aspects 

      Eckert, William G. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1990-12)
      This presentation of information regarding the application of the forensic sciences and medicine to the evaluation of living persons and its related problems is based on the case experience of a private practitioner of ...
    • The pathology and medicolegal aspects of sexual activity 

      Eckert, William G.; Katchis, Steve; Donovan, William (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1991-03)
      The pathology of injury and its complications related to sexual activities has changed remarkably when compared with that of the past, which usually involved assaults or murders of female victims of varying ages, with ...
    • Mentally retarded individuals--a population at risk? 

      Pitetti, Kenneth H.; Campbell, Kathryn D. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1991-05)
      When comparing the aging process of mentally retarded (MR) persons with the nondisabled population, researchers have established an earlier lower limit for the onset of old age for MR persons and a higher mortality rate. ...
    • Effects of a minimally supervised exercise program for mentally retarded adults 

      Pitetti, Kenneth H.; Tan, Daphne M. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1991-05)
      Previous exercise studies that attempted to improve the cardiovascular fitness (CVF) of mentally retarded (MR) adults were flawed with methodological shortcomings that prevented conclusive results. At issue in these training ...
    • Mass deaths by gas or chemical poisoning. A historical perspective 

      Eckert, William G. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1991-06)
      This review chronicles the characteristics of deliberate and accidental mass poisonings that occurred in World Wars I and II, in Bhopal, and in other historical cases up to and including modern wars. It also considers ...
    • The unusual accidental death of a pregnant woman by sexual foreplay 

      Eckert, William G.; Katchis, Steve; Dotson, Paul (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1991-09)
      This is the case of a young pregnant black woman who died during foreplay when her male partner with his hands accidentally forced air from her vaginal cavity into her uterine cavity, causing air embolization in the veins ...
    • Comparison of the battles at the Little Bighorn and at Isandhlwana. Medicolegal and forensic aspects 

      Eckert, William G. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1992-03)
      Compared are two great and remarkably similar battles that occurred less than 3 years apart: the U.S. Cavalry versus the Plains Indians in the battle at the Little Bighorn in Montana Territory of the United States, and the ...
    • The development of forensic medicine in the United Kingdom from the 18th century 

      Eckert, William M.D. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1992-06)
      Forensic medicine in the United Kingdom includes both forensic pathology and clinical forensic medicine on the living. It began at the end of the 18th century, long after its development in Germany, Italy, France, and other ...
    • Isokinetic arm and leg strength of adults with Down syndrome: a comparative study 

      Pitetti, Kenneth H.; Climstein, Mike; Mays, M. J.; Barrett, Pamela J. (W.B. Saunders, 1992-09)
      This study compared isokinetic arm (elbow flexion and extension) and leg (knee flexion and extension) strength of individuals with Down syndrome (DS), with mental retardation without DS (NDS), and sedentary young adults ...
    • Nursing home queues and home health users 

      Swan, James H.; Benjamin, A. E. (Routledge, 1993)
      Home health market growth suggests the need for models explaining home health utilization. We have previously explained state-level Medicare home health visits with reference to nursing home markets. Here we introduce a ...
    • Introduction: exercise capacities and adaptations of people with chronic disabilities--current research, future directions, and widespread applicability 

      Pitetti, Kenneth H. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1993-04)
      This symposium addresses the unique physiological problems, current research, future needs, and widespread applicability for research involving people experiencing five major chronic disabilities within the United States: ...
    • Endurance exercise training in Guillain-Barre syndrome 

      Pitetti, Kenneth H.; Barrett, Pamela J.; Abbas, D. (W.B. Saunders, 1993-07)
      The purpose of this case study was to determine whether an individual who had residual deficits following an acute incidence of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) would experience improved physiological adaptations following ...