Updated August 18, 2006
Kim A. Collins, MD, FCAP, and Grover M. Hutchins, MD, FCAP, editors
This comprehensive text is for seasoned autopsy pathologists and those who may not deal with autopsies on a regular basis. Prepared by the CAP Autopsy Committee, Autopsy Performance & Reporting contains 40 chapters authored by 35 experts. Divided into six sections, this text covers an introduction to the autopsy, preautopsy and administration, autopsy safety, autopsy performance, autopsy reporting, and quality control/quality assurance.
An essential reference for every pathology department, Autopsy Performance & Reporting emphasizes safety, specialized autopsies, procedures for specific organs and anatomic systems, cause of death, and standardized reporting formats.
Partial Contents: CAP Documents Pertaining to the Autopsy; Organ and Tissue Procurement, and Evaluation of Transplant Recipients; High Risk Autopsy Cases; Maternal, Perinatal and Pediatric Autopsy; Examination of the Placenta; Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias; Ancillary Studies; Embalmed or Exhumed Remains; Quality Assurance.
Table of Contents (PDF, 71 K)
Autopsy Evaluation of Transplant Recipients (sample chapter) (PDF, 25 K)
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Softcover; 405 pages; 40+ tables and figures; 2003
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