Volume 19, Issue 1 (January 1974)

    Postmortem Chemistry: Practical Considerations and a Review of the Literature

    (Received 20 April 1973; accepted 21 May 1973)

    Published Online: January

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Determination of postmortem chemical values may be of use in a variety of situations. Results of such studies may demonstrate biochemical abnormalities responsible for death when no autopsy is performed, establish a cause of death where autopsy reveals no significant anatomic pathology, help in the evaluation of the physiological effects of recognizable anatomic lesions, and assist in estimating the time of death.


    Author Information:

    Coe, JI
    Chief of Pathology, Hennepin County General Hospital, Minneapolis, Minn.


    Stock #: JFS10066J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10066J

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    Title Postmortem Chemistry: Practical Considerations and a Review of the Literature
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