An excellent presentation of gunshot injuries including an abundance of information regarding weapons and ammunition an absolute necessity within the library of any individual who deals with gunshot injuries.
-Irvin M. Sopher, M.D., Chief Medical Examiner, State of West Virginia
is an excellent composite of experience and chapters relating to firearms and ammunitions, the forensic aspects of ballistics, gunshot wounds classification and types, direction of fire, suicide and an overview of crime scene collection and handling of evidence.
-Crime & Justice International, July/August 1999
ABOUT THE SECOND EDITION:
Dr. Di Maio's vast knowledge and practical experience led to his first edition becoming mandatory reading within the forensic firearms community. This information, coupled with newly published research, has made this book the most current and comprehensive text on gunshot wounds.
--Kramer Powley and Dean Dahlstrom, Canadian Society of Forensic Science, Vol. 33, No. 2