Case 3 -
Artifacts/Confounding Factors in Forensic Pathology
Michael J. Dobersen
Arapahoe County Coroner's Office
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Take home points:
Good scene investigation is invaluable for proper interpretation of autopsy findings.
You can never take too many photographs.
Time of death determinations are estimates.
"Do an autopsy with your head not your hands".
I won't read Pap smears if you won't do forensic autopsies.