Book on medical autopsies released during celebrations
| Wednesday | 17th July, 2019
Tribune News ServiceChandigarh, July 16The world’s first book on medical autopsies was released during the foundation day celebrations of the PGIMER today.
The book titled ‘101 Medical Autopsy Cases- Adult and Paediatric’ was written by Dr Nandita Bharadwaj Kakkar, Professor, Department of Histopathology, PGIMER.
This is the first book in the world literature to have compiled medical autopsies in such a comprehensive and case-based manner.
Medical autopsy is the strongest teaching tool in medicine and has no substitute.
Unfortunately, the practice of medical autopsy has declined worldwide, but the Department of Histopathology, PGIMER, still performs 500 medical autopsies every year.
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