Ralph Riviello, MD, MS, FACEP, FAAEM-Director of Research, Dept, of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDr. Riviello is a graduate of Hahnemann University School of Medicine and completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Allegheny General Hospital. He received his Masters Degree in Forensic Medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has been very active in research and education in the topics of sexual assault and forensic medicine.
Manual of Forensic Emergency Medicine is a comprehensive guide to the clinical approach to criminal illness and injury. This resource offers emergency care professionals the knowledge needed to make an accurate diagnosis of abuse, neglect, sexual assault or other conditions in which forensic investigation is needed. This book offers information on victim services and resources available for patients, as well as relevant aspects of the legal system. This essential guide contains color photos, a forensic glossary, and forensic forms that can be used in a clinical practice.
Key Topics include:
- Forensic Documentation
- Evidence Collection in the ED
- Gang Violence
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