TITLE

Increasing body mass and the mortuary

AUTHOR(S)
Byard, Roger W.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Forensic Science, Medicine & Pathology;Dec2010, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p247
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the problems of obesity in mortuary. He says that mortuary staffs are having difficulties in lifting the bodies of dead people who are obese, which then leads to trouble in performing an autopsy. He suggests that forensic morgues must have sections that accommodate dead people who have high body mass index (BMI).
ACCESSION #
53704510

 

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