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Medicine - Pathology | Essentials of Autopsy Practice - Volume 1

Essentials of Autopsy Practice

Volume 1

Rutty, Guy N. (Ed.)

Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001, X, 246 pp.

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  • A unique reference book dedicated to updating the pathologist on issues related to the autopsy
  • Chapters deal with subjects that have not been covered in current autopsy/histopathology/forensic pathology text books The book is an exception in its field (nothing else has been published on this subject)
  • Potential to expand into series
Essentials of Autopsy Practice is dedicated to updating the modern pathologist on the issues related to the autopsy. This first volume contains 12 topical chapters which are not covered in any other text. It comprises the most recent developments in current autopsy and relevant subjects that have not yet been covered in current autopsy textbooks. This is what makes this book exceptional in its field. The book will be of interest to both trainees and consultants in all sub-branches of pathology including forensic pathology. The subject matter will also appeal to other areas of clinical medicine and will make a good reference book.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Autopsy practice - forensic pathology - histopathology - morbid anatomy - post-mortem

Related subjects » Pathology

Table of contents 

1. Religious Attitudes to Death: What Every Pathologist Needs to Know.- 2. A Pathologist’s Guide to Embalming.- 3. Resuscitation Injuries.- 4. Post-mortem Changes and Artefacts.- 5. Investigation of Unexpected Child Death.- 6. Mimics of Non-accidental Injury in Children.- 7. Sudden Adult Death.- 8. The Investigation of Deaths Occurring During and After Invasive Medical and Surgical Procedures.- 9. Head Injury.- 10. Deaths Due to Drug and Alcohol Misuse.- 11. Bruising: Concepts of Ageing and Interpretation.

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