Handbook of Autopsy Practice

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Brenda L. Waters
Springer Science & Business Media, May 19, 2010 - Medical - 596 pages
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Handbook of Autopsy Practice, Fourth Edition is divided into three parts. Part I contains six new chapters in which the reader will find an assortment of tools that will increase the value of the autopsy. Included in the section are valuable resources and tools such as a sample next-of-kin letter, a quality assurance worksheet, new discourse on the dissection procedure which is accompanied by a worksheet and template for the gross description. There is also a new, detailed discussion of the safe handling of sharps, complete with photographs and the reader will also find the updated requirements of the Eye Bank of America and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for ocular tissue transplantation.

Part II has been updated with new diseases and recent references added. Practicing autopsy pathologists, residents and students are invited to review this alphabetical listing of disorders before each autopsy in order to re-acquaint themselves with what they might encounter. Part III provides a series of tables providing organ weights and body measurements for fetuses, children and adults.

Handbook of Autopsy Practice Fourth Edition is an essential resource for clinicians, pathologists, residents and students who strive to hone their trade and increase the value of the autopsies they perform.

 

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Contents

1 Ensuring Quality in the Hospital Autopsy
3
2 Principles of Dissection
11
3 Cardiovascular System
27
4 Nervous System
51
5 Eye and Adnexa
69
6 Autopsy Laboratory
77
7 Autopsy Microbiology
85
8 AUTOPSY CHEMISTRY
89
11 Autopsies of Bodies Containing Radioactive Materials
105
12 The Hospital Autopsy Report Death Certification
111
13 Medicolegal Autopsy and Postmortem Toxicology
125
14 Legal Aspects of Autopsy Practice
137
15 Fixation and Transport of Autopsy Material
145
16 Museum Techniques
151
II ALPHABETIC LISTING OF DISEASES AND CONDITIONS
157
III NORMAL WEIGHTS AND MEASUREMENTS
542

9 Chromosome Analysis of Autopsy Tissue
92
10 Postmortem Imaging Techniques
97

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