The Report

A final autopsy report is generated when all the data including toxicology has been analyzed. There should be an injury section separate from other external findings. Reviewing a disorganized report would obviously be difficult especially if different kinds of information were buried randomly in various sections. A list of final diagnoses and opinions or comments should also be separate from the main body of the report. There should be no editorializing or interpretations in the body of the report, only in the opinion or comment section.

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