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Unformatted text preview: C. 2. Suicide – not always easy (hanging with erotic literature), insurance does not pay so recorded manner of death is important 3. Accidental – may involve human negligence 4. Natural – disease or old age They use to have a huge circular room with multiple levels, and multiple viewers would view the single autopsy. Role of the Forensic Pathologist What Information? 4 broad determinations to be made: Cause of Death – medical diagnosis denoting disease or injury Mechanism of Death – altered physiology by which disease/injury produces death (arrhythmia, exsanguination) Manner of Death: 1. Homicide 2. Suicide 3. Accidental 4. Natural 5. Undetermine Time of Death...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course CHE 113 taught by Professor Spencer during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.
- Spring '08