India and the problem of “needless autopsies”

Abstract The primary aim of autopsy is to ascertain the cause of death. The autopsies performed worldwide are mostly medico-legal or clinical. In India, 'needless autopsies' are conducted widely causing waste of already limited resources. Ironically, clinical autopsies are largely ignored...

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Main Authors: Tanuj Kanchan, Kewal Krishan, Alok Atreya, Neelam Dehal
Format: Article
Published: SpringerOpen 2018-04-01
Series:Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences
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