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Essentials of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

Doctor-Doctor, Doctor- Patient and Doctor-State relationship is an inevitable part of the daily life of any medical professional. Forensic Medicine and Toxicology is the only subject which deals with these issues…….

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What is the need to study the subject of Forensic and toxicology?

Doctor-Doctor, Doctor- Patient and Doctor-State relationship is an inevitable part of the daily life of any medical professional. Forensic Medicine and Toxicology is the only subject which deals with these issues. A Homoeopathic doctor should be well trained in medical jurisprudence/ Forensic Medicine and Toxicology to be able to have a successful career without medico-legal complications. He also needs to be well read in the subject so that his knowledge may serve the purposes of law, both civil and criminal. The law states that a physician, irrespective of his pathy, who is registered under their council, is liable to examine, investigate and provide an opinion on all the unnatural cases in order to gather evidences to be presented in the court of law. Homoeopathy and its practitioners are no different from the other branches of medicine and there can be no differentiation in the basic knowledge of any branch of medicine. Homoeopaths cannot practice bereft of the knowledge of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology.

The book of Essentials of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology is a beautiful amalgam of sections of Forensic Medicine, Forensic Toxicology, Toxicological charts, Medico Legal Acts and Medico Legal Certificates. Doctors have always been in a tryst with Forensic medicine several times in their medical career. Medical students are required to read several books of a particular subject to gain knowledge about each topic and covering every aspect of it. With an extensive teaching experience in the subject of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, the author aims to give a comprehensive panorama to the students for understanding the subject precisely.

What to find in the book?

– It is one of the few books to discuss and outline various Medico Legal Certificates.

– Several topics have been condensed into a tabular form such as poisons

– Several Medico Legal Acts have been summarized in the form of flow charts for a quick review by the reader

– The language used in this book is simple and illustrative.

The students will find this book extremely helpful to understand even complex topics and it also fulfills the need for a quick reference book while preparing for exams.


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Dr Dharmendra Sharma

Dr Dharmendra Sharma Biography and Books Dr. Dharmendra Sharma, Ph.D. (Hom.), M. D. (Hom.), PGDMLS, is the Principal, Professor & HOD, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Dr. D. Y. Patil Homoeopathic Medical College & Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune. Dr. Dharmendra Sharma in his teaching career which extends to 34 years perceived that students find the subject very extensive and difficult to remember. While studying for exams, the students need to remember the whole chapter at a glance. With this in mind, he has written this book from which students can read, revise and make notes on all the topics very easily. The composition of the book is such that the students dur...