Post Mortem Technique Handbook

Post Mortem Technique Handbook


By (author) Michael T. Sheaff, By (author) Deborah J. Hopster, Foreword by John H. Sinard, Foreword by C. Berry

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  • Publisher: Springer London Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 452 pages
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 235mm x 27mm | 712g
  • Publication date: 2 January 2013
  • Publication City/Country: England
  • ISBN 10: 1849969272
  • ISBN 13: 9781849969277
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd ed. 2005
  • Illustrations note: biography
  • Sales rank: 433,393

Product description

This title contains thorough explanations and descriptions. It offers clear informative diagrams and photographs. It is aimed at pathologists in training, medical students, and mortuary technicians. This thoroughly revised 2nd edition includes the most recent guidance to an accurate mortem diagnosis from the Royal College of Pathologists and from the College of American Pathologists.

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Review quote

From reviews of the 1st edition: This is a practical benchtop manual, which is comprehensive and fills a gap in the market. It is recommended, especially as an introductory handbook for trainees in anatomical pathology. (Clinical, Anatomical, Experimental Pathology 2002:34;204.) The textbook should be available n each institute of pathology which is still performing autopsies, especially when young colleagues are to be trained in this technique. (Electronic Journal of Pathology and Histopathology 19-03-01.)

Table of contents

Foreword to the 1st edition Foreword to the 2nd edition Preface to the 1st edition Preface to the 2nd edition 1. Before the post mortem 2. General inspection and initial stages of evisceration 3. Evisceration techniques 4. Block dissection 5. Organ dissection - cardiovascular system 6. Organ dissection - respiratory system 7. Organ dissection - gastrointestinal system 8. Organ dissection - genitourinary system 10. Organ dissection - haematopoietic and lymphoreticular systems 11. Organ dissection - musculoskeletal system 12. Organ dissection - nervous System 13. After dissection 14. Fetal, perinatal and infant autopsies Bibliography and websites Appendix 1 List of cases to refer to Coroner Appendix 2 Weights and measures table Index