Objective: Students will describe the various procedures performed during an autopsy Do Now: Show ALL work 1. A woman is found dead. Her body temperature is 20° C. How long has this woman been dead? 2. A man is found on the side of the road. His body temperature is 32° C. How long has this man been dead?
Review • Rigor mortis • Livor mortis • Algor mortis
Autopsy • examination of a corpse. • determine the cause, manner, and mechanism of death • time of death • location of death • The body is examined internally and externally. • The autopsy report includes the circumstances surrounding the cause of death • All wounds and injuries found on body • A report on the bodily fluids and its contents
a) record basic statistics of victim, 1-10 and 14 • b) record external observations, 15 • c) recover and store trace evidences, • d) extract blood and urine sample, • e) perform Y incision, • f) remove breast plate, • g) remove, examine and weigh major organs, • h) examine skull and brain, • i) return bodily contents and stitch up skull and body chest.
Autopsy Steps Iolved: