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Prevailing civil registry rules already require autopsies of those who died under questionable circumstances but Pangilinan's proposal would make it a matter of law even if the next of kin waive an autopsy.
Forensic autopsies are performed to determine if the death occurred was a suicide, accident, homicide or a natural event.
[10,16,17] The potential resolution of cases, combined with the value for the family, have made molecular autopsies an attractive prospect in investigations of SUD.
Summary: It's mostly male doctors who perform autopsies on deceased women
Around the world, autopsies are done for diagnostic purposes as well, but we only deal with cases where a person has died under suspicious or violent circumstances.
He said autopsies on the remains of the two household service workers (HSWs) would be conducted to ensure that there was no foul play involved.
Three subsequent autopsies carried out on behalf of both the family and suspects, who kept Rottweilers, indicated she was mauled by dogs.
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said he will not stop the Public Attorney's Office (PAO) from conducting autopsies of children who are suspected to have died as a result for receiving shots of the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
However, even in the current technologically advanced era, autopsies have been shown to disclose diagnostic errors in nearly 30% of cases.
[5] Autopsies and the insights revealed will be critical to further reduction in stillbirth rates.
The present study was conducted on lung specimens of 410 routine autopsies received in the Department of Pathology, Autopsy section of the tertiary care hospital in Ahmedabad, Gujarat to find out the frequency of various pulmonary alterations at autopsy.