Autopsy Pathology: A Manual and Atlas

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009 - Medical - 366 pages
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This how-to guide presents today's most complete coverage of performing, interpreting, and reporting post-mortem examinations. In addition to discussing the basics of the specialty, this lasting and useful reference features information on the performance of specialized autopsy procedures. The material is divided into two sections for ease of use: a manual covering specific autopsy procedures, biosafety, generation of autopsy reports, preparation of death certificates, and other essential subjects; and an atlas, organized by organ system, that captures the appearance of the complete spectrum of autopsy findings. The updated second edition features a new chapter on the popular topic of forensic pathology and the Expert Consult functionality allows you to access the entire contents of the book online.

  • Focuses on hospital autopsy, while also providing a brief introduction to forensic autopsy.
  • Examines autopsy photography and radiology, microscopic examination, supplemental laboratory studies, and other investigative approaches.
  • Includes a chapter on performing special dissection procedures that are usually not covered during a typical residency.
  • Presents over 590 full-color photographs depicting common gross and microscopic autopsy findings for every part of the body.
  • Correlates pathologic findings with their clinical causes to enhance diagnostic accuracy.

  • Covers the hot topic of forensic pathology in a new chapter introducing the subspecialty.
  • Addresses the latest legal, social, and ethical issues as well as quality improvement and quality assurance.
  • Features improved images in the Atlas section to give an even more useful visual reference.
  • Allows you to access the entire contents of the book online, from any internet connection through Expert Consult.

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The AutopsyPast and Present
Legal Social and Ethical Issues
Autopsy Biosafety
Basic Postmortem Examination
Postmortem Examination of Fetuses and Infants
Special Dissection Procedures
Autopsy Photography and Radiology
Microscopic Examination
Postmortem Examination in Cases of Sudden Death Due to Natural Causes
Postmortem Examination in Cases of Sepsis or Multiple Organ Dysfunction
Death Certification
Medical Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance of the Autopsy
Atlas of Autopsy Pathology
Description of Gross Autopsy
Measures Weights and Assessment of Growth and Development

Supplemental Laboratory Studies
The Autopsy Report

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About the author (2009)

Professor, Department of Pathology, University of California, San Francisco, Director, Autopsy Service, Moffitt-Long Hospital, San Francisco, California

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