Essentials of Autopsy Practice

Topical developments, trends and advances

  • Guy N. Rutty

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Olaf H. Drummer
    Pages 1-21
  3. Archie J. Malcolm
    Pages 23-44
  4. James A.J. Rex Ferris
    Pages 45-52
  5. Roger W. Byard, Terence Donald
    Pages 53-76
  6. Klaus Püschel
    Pages 77-111
  7. Graeme Maidment
    Pages 113-133
  8. Sebastian Lucas
    Pages 135-166
  9. Frank R.W. van de Goot
    Pages 167-181
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 183-187

About this book


‘Essentials of Autopsy Practice: New Advances, Trends and Developments’ provides an up-to-date overview of current key issues in autopsy practice, with contributions from leading field experts from around the world. This concise, well-referenced text consists of chapters that can be read independently of each other, in addition to forming a cohesive book which can act as a practical manual or reference guide.


This book is designed to be kept in laboratories, offices and mortuaries so that practioners can quickly refer to it for help on how to undertake procedures or interpret findings found in autopsy practice. Its size and contents make this a valuable everyday title, offering advice and suggested approaches to a variety of difficult subject areas.


As the fourth volume in a popular series, this book will be of great use to both trainees and consultants in all specialty areas within pathology, including forensic pathology, as well as also serving as a comprehensive guide for all those involved in the wider sense of death investigation, such as nurses, lawyers, paramedics and police officers.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Guy N. Rutty
    • 1
  1. 1.East Midlands Forensic Pathology UnitUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUK

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