How did the first crime scene investigators find clues? What can an autopsy tell us about a person’s last moments? If a body is stuffed into a suitcase, can maggots still get to it? 400 more words
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What happens when your clotting cascade is too active? What makes them overactive? Perhaps – too many clotting factors, or too little inhibitors?
Find out with the Common Rounds. 15 more words
What happens when your hemoglobin goes horribly wrong? Thalassemia and sickle cell anaemia are probably two of the most well known hemoglobinopathies.
Join the Common Rounds as we talk through what happens when those oxygen carriers become defective. 15 more words
Last Thursday, at last, we discovered what caused John’s death two months ago. Another shock in a long series of traumatic events.
A kind friend, a retired GP, came with me to meet the pathologist who had carried out the post mortem, to help me understand the discussion about the definitive cause of death. 185 more words
An approach to the process of undertaking cytology diagnosis for medical students and those who operate with cytology specimens is presented. This simple mnemonic (ABCDE) can be used as a memory aid determining the order in which cells or tissue fragments should be evaluated. 196 more words