autopsy permit

autopsy permit

A legal document required for a nonforensic autopsy, which contains a core of basic information about the decedent, particulars of the person authorising the autopsy, and extent of the authorised autopsy.

autopsy permit

Pathology A legal document required for a nonforensic autopsy, which contains a core of basic information about the decedent, particulars of the person authorizing the autopsy, and extent of the authorized autopsy. See Autopsy.
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Autopsy permit restrictions limited dissection scope in many medical autopsies.
Increase the visibility of the service Conferences Morbidity and mortality Orientation Death certification Autopsy card The Decedent Affairs Program Administrative packets New module for clinical support system Family informational pamphlet Improve the service's reporting Better communication with clinicians Phone calls to clinicians New autopsy permit More complete provisional reports Rush histology service Cause-of-death statements Better turnaround times to final report Establishing mechanics Packaging case at time of provisional anatomic diagnosis Changing attitudes Increase the amount and quality of data Autopsy rate and request rate data Clarification/discrepancy data Quarterly reports
In addition, since the "consultation request" portion of the autopsy permit was rarely filled out, key clinical questions often remained unknown to us and therefore may not have been addressed in the report.
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Also improved were the ease of the autopsy permit process, resulting from efforts of the autopsy service and the Decedent Affairs Program.