Chapter 10. Record-Keeping and Collation and Analysis of Findings

  1. John E. Cooper DTVM, FRCPath, FIBiol, FRCVS1 and
  2. Margaret E. Cooper LLB, FLS2

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752944.ch10

Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine

Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine

How to Cite

Cooper, J. E. and Cooper, M. E. (eds) (2007) Record-Keeping and Collation and Analysis of Findings, in Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752944.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Pathologists, Professor of Veterinary Pathology, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

  2. 2

    Solicitor of the Supreme Court, Guest Lecturer, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111010

Online ISBN: 9780470752944

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Keywords:

  • record-keeping;
  • forensics;
  • digital images;
  • radiographs;
  • data

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • TYPES OF RECORDS

  • ROUTINE RECORD-KEEPING

  • SPECIFIC RECORDS

  • CONTEMPORANEOUS NOTES

  • CONTAMINATED MATERIAL

  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT

  • LETTERS OF CERTIFICATION

  • PRODUCTION OF A REPORT

  • STATEMENTS

  • WRITING, SPELLING AND AMBIGUITY

  • USE OF COMPUTERS

  • COMPUTER ACCESS

  • TYPING AND THE USE OF ASSISTANTS

  • VOICE RECOGNITION

  • PROOF-READING

  • LITERATURE SEARCHES

  • USE OF TELEPHONES

  • PHOTOGRAPHS AND DIGITAL IMAGES

  • VIDEO RECORDINGS

  • TELEMEDICINE

  • DRAWINGS

  • USE OF THE METRIC SYSTEM

  • QUANTIFICATION OF DATA

  • NOMENCLATURE

  • DRUG NOMENCLATURE

  • COLLATION AND ANALYSIS OF FINDINGS

  • COSTING

  • PRESENTATION OF FINDINGS

  • LANGUAGE DIFFERENCES

  • SECURITY

  • FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

  • PHOTOCOPIES

  • RETENTION OF MATERIAL

  • DISCLAIMER