Essentials of Autopsy Practice

Recent Advances, Topics and Developments

  • Guy Nathan Rutty

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. C. Gray
    Pages 45-71
  3. N. Carter, G. N. Rutty
    Pages 73-92
  4. C. A. Wilson, A. K. Bonner, G. N. Rutty
    Pages 129-157
  5. B. Swift
    Pages 159-186
  6. A. M. Davison
    Pages 187-220
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 221-228

About this book


Essentials of Autopsy Practice updates the modern pathologist on issues related to the autopsy. This volume contains topical chapters on the pathology of shock, religious attitudes to death, incised wounds, radiological investigations, metabolic disorders in childhood, maternal deaths, body alterations and piercings which are comprehensive, unique and educational. It brings the literature together into a modern, up-to-date review of the subject, each authored by experts in their field. It comprises the most recent developments in current autopsy practice making the book unique and exceptional - a valuable aid for the bench top, autopsy suite, laboratory or library. A hands-on reference book, Essentials of Autopsy Practice is of interest to both trainees and consultants in all sub-branches of pathology including forensic pathology. It can also be used by non-medical staff involved in the dead, such as nurses, police, lawyers and bereavement officers.


Autopsy Autopsy practice forensic pathology histopathology morbid anatomy pathology post-mortem

Editors and affiliations

  • Guy Nathan Rutty
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Forensic PathologyUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-1168-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-0637-1
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