Handbook of Autopsy Practice

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ISBN-13:
9781588298416
Einband:
Book
Erscheinungsdatum:
08.05.2009
Seiten:
612
Autor:
Brenda L. Waters
Gewicht:
1601 g
Format:
289x225x37 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This revised and updated edition of a classic text is an essential resource for clinicians, pathologists, residents and students who strive to hone their trade and increase the value of their autopsies. New diseases and recent references have been added.
Completely revised and updated new edition of a classic
Part I: Autopsy Techniques and Procedures

Ensuring Quality in the Academic Hospital Autopsy.....................

Brenda L. Waters

Principles of Dissection.................................................................

Brenda L. Waters

The Cardiovascular System............................................................

William D. Edwards and Dylan V. Miller

The Nervous System.......................................................................

Caterina Giannini and Haruo Okazaki

The Eye and Adnexa.......................................................................

R. Jean Campbell and Cheryl R. Hann

The Autopsy Laboratory..................................................................

Brenda L. Waters

Autopsy Microbiology...........................................................................

Brenda L. Waters

Autopsy Chemistry

Vernard I. Adams

Chromosome Analysis on Autopsy Tissue...........................................

Gordon W. Dewald

Postmortem Imaging Techniques...........................................................

Jurgen Ludwig

Autopsies Involving Radioactive Material................................................

Kelly L. Classic

The Hospital Autopsy Report, Death Certification....................................

Brenda L. Waters

Medicolegal Autopsy and Postmortem Toxicology...................................

Vernard I. Adams

Legal Aspects of Autopsy Practice..............................................................

Vernard I. Adams

Fixation and Shipping of Autopsy Material...................................................

Brenda L. Waters

Museum Techniques..................................................................................

Brenda L. Waters
Part II: Alphabetic Listing of Diseases and Conditions
Jurgen Ludwig with Vernard I. Adams (Medicolegal and Toxicologic disorders)
William D. Edwards (Cardiovascular System)
Caterina Giannini (Neuropathologic disorders)
Brenda L. Waters (Pediatric and Infectious disorders)

Part III: Normal Weights and Measurements
Hagen Blaszyk, Brenda L. Waters
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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