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Atlas of Adult Autopsy Pathology

1st Edition

By Julian Burton, Sarah Saunders, Stuart Hamilton

CRC Press

308 pages

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The Atlas of Adult Autopsy Pathology is a full-color atlas for those performing, or learning to perform, adult autopsies. It is arranged by organ systems and also includes chapters on external examination findings, the effect of decomposition, and histopathological findings, as well as procedures and devices one may encounter during autopsy.The boo

Table of Contents

External Examination: Natural Disease and Common Artifacts. External Examination: Trauma. The Cardiovascular System. The Respiratory System. The Gastrointestinal System. The Hepatobiliary System and Pancreas. The Genitourinary System. The Endocrine System. The Lymphoreticular System. The Locomotor System. The Central Nervous System. Decomposed Bodies. Histology of the Autopsy. Medical Procedures and Devices Encountered at Autopsy.

About the Authors

Julian L. Burton, MBChB (Hons), MEd, FHEA is the lead coronial pathologist at the Medico-Legal Centre in Sheffield, UK. He is also a senior teaching fellow and director of undergraduate medical admissions at the University of Sheffield Medical School. Dr. Burton performs 350 to 400 adult medico-legal autopsies per year. These include investigation of deaths where the cause of death is not known. He also investigates possible suicides, accidental deaths, industrial deaths, peri/post-operative deaths and deaths where there are concerns that death may have been due to medical or surgical intervention. He has taught autopsy practice to audiences around the world.

Sarah Saunders, BSc (Hons), MBChB, MD, DMJ (Path), PGCert Clin.Ed, FHEA is a speciality registrar in the Department of Cellular Pathology at Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust. Dr. Saunders was trained in forensic pathology at the East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit and holds the DMJ in Forensic Pathology. She also obtained a medical doctorate in forensic radiology and maintains a research interest in minimally invasive autopsy techniques. As part of her role as a histopathologist, she undertakes hospital and medico-legal autopsies. Dr. Saunders holds a PGCert in clinical education and is a fellow of the higher education authority.

Stuart J. Hamilton,BMSc(Hons), MBChB, FRCPath, MFFLM is a Home Office Registered forensic pathologist atEast Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit inLeicester, UK. He is the deputy chief forensic pathologist for the East Midlands at the East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit. He has performed around 3000 autopsies ranging from simple sudden and unexpected deaths to complex multiple homicides. Dr. Hamilton has provided expert comment for various newspaper articles and TV programmes as well as expert testimony in various courts. He is also the honorary secretary of the British Association in Forensic Medicin

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Forensic Science
LAW / Medical Law & Legislation
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Pathology