Enhancing Autopsy Workflow Through a Down-Draft Set Up
Keywords:autopsy, workflow, downdraft table, negative pressure
The autopsy or necropsy is a post-mortem procedure that consists of a thorough examination of a corpse by dissection: to determine the cause, mode, and manner of death, and, to evaluate any disease or injury that may be present for research or educational purposes. Autopsy literally means “seeing for oneself.” A significant number of major findings cannot be diagnosed without histology; thus, without a biopsy or an autopsy they cannot be diagnosed.
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