Flashcards in Autopsy Deck (12)
What is an autopsy (think HIS definition)
lab consult, diagnostic operation, dignified, "to see for oneself"
Why should autopsies be done?
improve next time, educate, Q&A for clinicians, risk management for populations, closure for family
Why aren't autopsies done?
expense, public perception
What are UIHC autopsy rates and national rates?
30%, less than 10%
Who needs to advocate for autopsies?
What does "postmortem" mean? what has it become synonymous with?
"after death", autopsy
T/F autopsies should be done without personal protection?
William Osler is who?
ordered his own autopsy
Morgagni is who?
out w/ humors, in w/ structure/function
Rokitansky is who?
gross tissue morphology becomes basis of medicine
Virchow is who?
cellular path as basis of medicine