An Overview of Medical Examiner/Coroner Systems in the United States


Subject:
Death & Dying , Coroners

Description:
This presentation examines the U.S. medical examiner and coroner system, covering history and development of the system, comparison of coroners and medical examiners (such as that coroners are usually not physicians, but medical examiners almost always are physicians and usually pathologists), current status and issues, and related topics. Opens directly into a PDF file. A presentation for the National Academies by a chief medical examiner and professor of forensic pathology.

Creator:
Hanzlick, Randy

Publisher:
National Academies of Science

Language:
English

Source:
http://www7.nationalacademies.org/stl/June%20Forensics%20Hanzlick.pdf


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