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LocationClark County
Call No809.3 Lyle
TitleMore forensics and fiction : crime writers' morbidly curious questions expertly answered / D.P. Lyle, MD.
AuthorLyle, D. P. author.
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 Clark County30293101899438809.3 Lyle3/31/2021 AvailableClark County

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International Standard Book Number 9780578656724
International Standard Book Number 0578656728
Personal Name Lyle, D. P. author.
Title Statement More forensics and fiction : crime writers' morbidly curious questions expertly answered / D.P. Lyle, MD.
Edition Statement Paperback edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice [Calabasas, CA] : Suspense Publishing, 2020.
Physical Description 319 pages ; 21 cm.
General Note Previously published: Aurora, Illinois : Medallion Press, 2012.
Formatted Contents Note Traumatic injuries, illnesses, doctors, and hospitals -- Poisons, toxins, medications, and drugs -- The police, the crime scene, and the crime lab -- The coroner, the body, and the autopsy -- Odds and ends – mostly odds.
Summary, Etc. 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.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Detective and mystery stories Miscellanea.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Forensic sciences Miscellanea.

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