Mortality study of British pathologists.

  title={Mortality study of British pathologists.},
  author={Andrew J Hall and Janas M Harrington and T Ching Aw},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={20 1},
Pathologists eligible for inclusion in the study were identified from the membership lists of the Royal College of Pathologists from 1974 to 1987, establishing a population of 4,512 members. Overall mortality was lower among the study group compared with the general population of England and Wales, although there were significantly more deaths due to suicide (observed 13, expected 4.9, SMR 265, 95% CI 141-454). Excess deaths due to cancer of the lymphatic and hemopoietic system were noted but… CONTINUE READING