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Investigating perinatal death: a review of the options when autopsy consent is refused

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Christopher Wright, Dr Richard Lee


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Autopsy remains the best method of investigating perinatal deaths. Recent years have, however, seen a decline in autopsy rates. This review looks at some of the options available for investigating perinatal deaths when the family decline to give consent for standard autopsy.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Wright C, Lee REJ

Publication type: Review

Publication status: Published

Journal: Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition

Year: 2004

Volume: 89

Issue: 4

Pages: F285-F288

ISSN (print): 1359-2998

ISSN (electronic): 1468-2052


DOI: 10.1136/adc.2003.022483