However, perinatal and pediatric pathologists undergo extensive training in autopsy pathology
, with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education requiring participation in a minimum of 40 pediatric and perinatal autopsies during the fellowship.
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It is inevitable that many thousands of these autopsies will be conducted by colleagues who have little or no formal training in autopsy pathology
Anatomic pathology (AP) includes surgical and autopsy pathology
, and cytopathology while clinical pathology (CP) includes the major disciplines in the clinical laboratory, chemistry, microbiology, hematology, transfusion medicine, and molecular biology.
and disease patterns in Shiraz, Iran, 1960-1974.
1) I share his frustration and concerns with the state of autopsy pathology
today, especially its underutilization.
The package features modules for cytopathology, FNA biopsy, and surgical and autopsy pathology
, all with full imaging capabilities.
CAP PIP (Performance Improvement Program) in Surgical Pathology, Autopsy Pathology
, and Cytology
These Q-Probes and their subsequent analysis and publication have produced significant impact on anatomic pathology practice in the areas of surgical pathology, cytopathology, and autopsy pathology
To estimate the amount of work involved in performing typical adult and fetal autopsies, the Autopsy Committee drew not only on the experience of its membership but also on a survey of the subscribers to the CAP's Autopsy Pathology
Education Program, which represents a broad spectrum of autopsy pathology
practices across the country.
The team-based AP/CP autopsy allows faculty to evaluate competencies in a variety of consultative tasks: advising clinicians and autopsy pathology
colleagues on proper specimen and test selection both prior to and during the postmortem examination, analysis of expected and unexpected results in patients, and providing root-cause analyses of testing and/or patient care errors, among others.