William S. Wadsworth and the evolution of the medical examiner

Sassard, A. Rhett; O'Leary, J. Patrick; Sassard, A R; O'Leary, J P
August 1999
American Surgeon;Aug1999, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p794
Academic Journal
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Discusses the evolution of modern day medical examiners in the United States. Origin of the official office of the coroner; Judicial and administrative functions of coroners; Background on Philadelphia physician William Scott Wadsworth, one of the pioneers in the area of forensic pathology.


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