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post-mortem

adjective After death noun A popular term for an autopsy, see there.
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The webinar will feature DevOps evangelist, Jason Hand, who will look at the human side of complex systems and how to communicate that perspective in project post-mortems as a way to remove blame and seek out the true cause or set of causes of incidents.
The third post-mortem on Roebuck took place at the Liverpool Royal Hospital on Monday.
THE number of post-mortem examinations carried out in Wales and England is unjustifiably high and could be reduced by 80,000 a year, researchers say today.
The move comes after the Human Tissue Authority suspended two of the University Hospital of Wales' licences, which means it can no longer carry out post-mortem examinations.
A draft Bill to reform the inquest system contained proposals to give unlimited right of appeal over coroners' decisions, including the ordering of a post-mortem.
Until the Bill is introduced, we expect coroners to consult fully with families before commissioning post-mortems or other scientific examinations.
A SENIOR British Home Office pathologist faced demands for her sacking yesterday after allegedly blundering in post-mortem examinations.
THE Royal College of Pathologists has said it is aware of "tensions" in many post-mortem services around the UK.
But there was heartbreak for other families where organs were taken from dead children following coroners' post-mortems who were told they were not entitled to damages.
He added: 'Concerns about the circumstances in which some human organs and tissue have been removed have tended to overshadow the potentially beneficial uses of post-mortems.
A form is thrust at you asking for consent to a post-mortem to see exactly how your child died.
Prof Berry told the inquiry that post-mortem examinations were carried out on 265 children who died after heart surgery at the hospital in 12 years to 1995.