TITLE

William S. Wadsworth and the evolution of the medical examiner

AUTHOR(S)
Sassard, A. Rhett; O'Leary, J. Patrick; Sassard, A R; O'Leary, J P
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Aug1999, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p794
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
2106123

 

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