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1

What is an autopsy (think HIS definition)

lab consult, diagnostic operation, dignified, "to see for oneself"

2

Why should autopsies be done?

improve next time, educate, Q&A for clinicians, risk management for populations, closure for family

3

Why aren't autopsies done?

expense, public perception

4

What are UIHC autopsy rates and national rates?

30%, less than 10%

5

Who needs to advocate for autopsies?

clinicians

6

What does "postmortem" mean? what has it become synonymous with?

"after death", autopsy

7

T/F autopsies should be done without personal protection?

F

8

William Osler is who?

ordered his own autopsy

9

Morgagni is who?

out w/ humors, in w/ structure/function

10

Rokitansky is who?

gross tissue morphology becomes basis of medicine

11

Virchow is who?

cellular path as basis of medicine

12

Autopsies declined when? They used to be used for what?

-1950's
-The only way to learn medicine