Close Menu

Autopsy

An Autopsy Series: Lightning-related Deaths in Van and Hakkari Provinces

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.588
Synopsis: 
This study reported of the largest series of lightning-related deaths in Turkey. The literature about this subject was reviewed and similarities and differences between autopsy findings of the presented series and literature information were defined. From January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2015, 11 lightning-related fatalities occurred in Van and Hakkari Provinces (Turkey).

ABSTRACT

Objective: The aims of this article are to report largest series of lightning-related deaths in Turkey, to review the literature about this subject, to define similarities and differences, between autopsy findings of the presented series and literature information.

Accepted: 
11 Jan, 2017
PDF Attachment: 
Journal Sections: 
e-Published: 03 Feb, 2017

Pre-published Manuscript

This manuscript has been assigned to a volume and issue but has not yet been published. It is either being edited, typeset or is in the proof stage of publication.
In the pre-published stage, this manuscript may contain statements, opinions, and information that have errors in facts, figures, or interpretation. Any final changes in this manuscript will be made at the time of publication and will be reflected in the final electronic version of the issue. The editors and authors and their respective employees are not responsible or liable for the use of any such inaccurate or misleading data, opinion or information contained in the articles in this section.

Discrepancies between Clinical and Autopsy Diagnoses in the Emergency Department of the University Hospital of the West Indies

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.192
Pages: 
311–7
Synopsis: 
The discrepancy rate between the clinical and autopsy cause of death diagnoses was 36.8%. The high frequency of discrepant diagnoses among older age groups, combined with the diagnostic challenges in the Emergency Department related to time and patient co-morbidities, highlight the need to increase the autopsy rate.

ABSTRACT

Objectives: To determine the cause of death diagnoses and the discrepancy rate between clinical and autopsy diagnoses in the Emergency Department (ED) of the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI).

Accepted: 
29 Apr, 2015
PDF Attachment: 
Journal Sections: 
e-Published: 06 Nov, 2015
Subscribe to RSS - Autopsy
Top of Page