Blood Traces


Interpretation of Deposition and Distribution

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<p><b>A guide to the&nbsp;scientific&nbsp;interpretation of blood traces&nbsp;</b></p> <p><i>Blood Traces</i>&nbsp;provides an&nbsp;authoritative resource that reviews many of the aspects of the interpretation of blood traces that have not been treated with the thoroughness they deserve. With strict adherence to the scientific method, the authors&nbsp;&mdash;&nbsp;noted experts on the topic&nbsp;&mdash;&nbsp;address&nbsp;the complexities&nbsp;encountered when&nbsp;interpreting&nbsp;blood trace configurations. The book&nbsp;provides an understanding of the scientific basis for the use of blood trace deposits,&nbsp;i.e.&nbsp;bloodstain patterns,&nbsp;at crime scenes to better&nbsp;reconstruct&nbsp;a criminal event.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>The authors define eight&nbsp;overarching&nbsp;principles for the comprehensive analysis and interpretation of blood trace configurations.&nbsp;Three of these&nbsp;principles&nbsp;are:&nbsp;blood traces&nbsp;may&nbsp;reveal a great deal of useful information;&nbsp;extensive blood traces, although present,&nbsp;may not&nbsp;always&nbsp;yield&nbsp;information relevant to&nbsp;questions that may arise in a given case;&nbsp;and a&nbsp;collection of a few seemingly related dried blood droplet&nbsp;deposits&nbsp;is not necessarily an interpretable&nbsp;&ldquo;pattern&rdquo;. This important&nbsp;resource:&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Provides the fundamental principles for the scientific examination and understanding of blood trace deposits and configurations&nbsp;</li> <li>Dispels commonly accepted misinformation about blood traces.&nbsp;</li> <li>Contains a variety of illustrative case examples which will aid in demonstrating the concepts discussed&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Written for forensic scientists, crime scene investigators, members of the legal community,&nbsp;and students&nbsp;in these fields,&nbsp;<i>Blood Traces</i>&nbsp;presents the fundamental principles for the scientific examination of blood trace deposits and configurations.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>


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