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  Autopsy Reports




Published September 1, 2005

CAP Criteria for Autopsy (PDF, 8 K)
This document outlines the criteria suggested by the CAP for the performance of an autopsy.

Autopsy Face Sheet (PDF, 28 K)
This document, provided by the CAP Autopsy Committee, shows a sample autopsy face sheet.

Suggested Headings for Autopsy Reporting (PDF, 26 K)
This document, provided by the CAP Autopsy Committee, provides headings for autopsy reports.

Autopsy Lexicon (PDF, 220 K)
This article is a model of an autopsy report template. (Originally published in Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, November 1999.)

Communication of Autopsy Results (PDF, 39 K)
This document, excerpted from Autopsy Performance & Reporting, suggests methods and timelines for the communication of autopsy results.

Sample Reports
Sample autopsy reports coming soon


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