Approach to the Autopsy:
Purpose and Philosophy. Circumstantial and Medical History.
External Examination: The Preliminary Examination. External
Examination: Specific Injuries. External Examination: Specific Body
Areas. Internal Examination: Opening of Body Cavities and Initial
Assessment. Organ and Tissue Removal. Individual Organ Exam.
Examination of the Head, Skull, Brain, and Spinal Cord. Microscopic
Examination. Postmortem Laboratory Analysis: Drugs, Chemicals, and
Poisons. Review Questions: Putting It All Together.