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Detection of misdiagnoses under threat as more people object to post mortems

The growing concern over organ and body tissue mishandling has led to increasingly fewer people permitting non-coroner autopsies. The autopsies allow medical audit's to occur during which misdiagnoses or better options for treatment may be discovered. A lot of learning opportunities are lost. Also, fewer organs and tissues are being permitted for use in teaching and research facilities which inhibits the learning of medical students.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Irish Examiner

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About: Detection of misdiagnoses under threat as more people object to post mortems

Date: 6 January 2005

Source: Irish Examiner

Author: Catherine Shanahan


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