Autopsy Practice

3rd Edition

Jürgen Ludwig, md

Emeritus Consultant, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic; Emeritus Professor of Pathology, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN

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Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Handbook of autopsy practice / edited by Jurgen Ludwig.--3rd ed. p. ; cm

Rev. ed. of: Current methods of autopsy practice / Jurgen Ludwig. 2nd ed. 1979. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1-58829-169-3 (alk. paper)

1. Autopsy. I. Ludwig, Jurgen, 1931- II. Ludwig, Jurgen, 1931-. Current methods of autopsy practice. [DNLM: 1. Autopsy--methods. QZ 35 H236 2002] RB57 .L8 2002 616.07'59--dc21

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