[The hospital autopsy. An important factor in hospital quality assurance].

@article{Behrendt1999TheHA,
  title={[The hospital autopsy. An important factor in hospital quality assurance].},
  author={Nille Behrendt and Steffen Heegaard and Gitte Gleerup Fornitz},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  year={1999},
  volume={161 40},
  pages={5543-7}
}
The frequency of hospital autopsies declined after a new autopsy law was introduced in 1990. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the frequency of autopsy over a six month period in Copenhagen county. We compared the causes of death recorded on death certificates with autopsy findings. One thousand seven hundred and four hospital deaths were followed by… CONTINUE READING