Are perinatal deaths adequately scrutinised?

Gould, Steve
July 2011
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Jul2011, Vol. 96 Issue 7, pF241
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the scrutiny on perinatal death, which highlights the significant role of autopsy in the result of the diagnostic process. It mentions the inadequacies in perinatal pathology services that prevent parents from giving autopsy consent, as well as the influence of ethnic background in giving the consent. Moreover, it mentions the need to identify the processes that have to be altered in order to attain parental satisfaction with regards to autopsy.


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