[Age distribution of hospital autopsies 1977-1996. The relative frequency of autopsies on younger people has increased since the 1990 amendment].

INTRODUCTION Since the new law on autopsies was passed in 1990, the frequency of autopsy has fallen. We have carried out an analysis to illustrate the conditions/proportions for various age groups before and after the law came into force. METHOD All the figures for deaths and autopsies during the period of 1977-1996 were reviewed. This includes the… CONTINUE READING