Post-Mortem Examinations: With Especial Reference to Medico-Legal Practice (Classic Reprint)

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In the following paper Prof. Virchow gives some account of his early experience as Prosector in the dead-house of the Berlin Charité Hospital, and traces the subsequent development, under his auspices, of a systematic method of conducting post-mortem exami nations. He also criticises, explains, and illustrates the regulations which have been promulgated through out Germany for the guidance of medical jurists in performing autopsies and drawing up reports. (regu lativ fur das Verfahren der Gerichtsarzte bei den gerlchtlichen Untersuchungen menschlicher Leich na me. Herausgegeben von der Konigl. Wissenschaft lichen Deputation fiir das Medicinalwesen, 8, We also gives three interesting cases in which the post-mortem examinations were performed by himself. «the order of sequence enjoined by the regulations lying closely adhered to. An examination of these cages will show that nothing haslbeen omitted which cauld throw any possible light on the cause of death.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Rudolph Virchow


Published Date - August 28 2019

ISBN - 9780266238485

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.2 cm

Page Count - 167

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