forensic autopsy

forensic autopsy

A postmortem examination of a body performed with the intent of determining the cause and manner of a death in question; a complete FA may require evaluation of evidence attached to the body and/or found at the scene, and reconstruction of the scene itself. Cf Hospital autopsy.
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A forensic autopsy is carried out when the cause of death may be a criminal matter, while a clinical autopsy is performed to find the medical cause in the case of unknown death.
Hassan's body is currently undergoing forensic autopsy by the Forensic Medicine Authority to determine the cause of death.
Tenders are invited for Forensic Autopsy Services for Department of Corrections, Various Institutions
Also known as crib death, SIDS is the sudden death of an infant that remains unexplained after a forensic autopsy.
An appendix describes, in some detail, other relevant topics, such as forensic autopsy and dental identification procedures.
The findings of this report illustrate the problems that arise when the purposes and the appropriate authority for retaining human material at forensic autopsy are less than clear," he said.
It engages students in the process of a forensic autopsy, while using a new approach to teach mammalian anatomy.
Radiographs have been used in forensic examinations since the discovery of X-rays, (1) and have contributed to forensic autopsy by providing a permanent, but incomplete, record of the anatomy and pathology of the deceased prior to autopsy, particularly documenting fractures and the localisation of foreign material such as bullet fragments.
Following his complaint, a forensic autopsy was carried out.
Roger Byard, a professor of pathology at the University of Adelaide, made the connection after noticing that an unusual number of deceased individuals undergoing forensic autopsy had tattoos showing, or were otherwise related to, Ned Kelly, who was a 19th century outlaw in Australia, reports the Discovery News.
A firearm incident prompted the forensic autopsy of a previously healthy young man.
In one project, students played the roles of professionals involved in a forensic autopsy - a diener, or morgue assistant, forensic pathologist, and measurer - took out parts of a pig, and looked for abnormalities.
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