Credibility: Use of autopsy data
from multiple institutions would establish a mechanism for external review of autopsy accuracy and quality, and thus at least indirectly contribute to improving the credibility of autopsy reporting.
There are several limitations to this verbal autopsy data
Validation of the symptom pattern method for analyzing verbal autopsy data
This subset of data was selected because of the minimal amount of missing autopsy data
At regular weekly clinical-pathological meetings, attended by senior and young ICU clinicians and pathologists, the clinical and autopsy data
421) studied autopsy data
collected from 1975 through 2007 to evaluate trends in silicosis among gold miners and ex-gold miners who were eligible for autopsy examination and family compensation after their death.
The authors pointed to autopsy data
which has shown that about 37 per cent of women aged 40 to 54 "who died from causes other than breast cancer, had lesions of invasive or non-invasive cancer at autopsy".
The researchers examined autopsy data
from subjects in an ongoing community-based study of brain aging and incident dementia.
on 221 men and women, who were part of a 12-year neurological and psychological study of 3,400 people (who were tested every two years from age 65 until death), shows that about 33 percent of the dementia risk was associated with brain damage from small blood vessel disease.
In one study, published in the February edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and the University of British Columbia in Vancouver evaluated autopsy data
from people who died between 1981 and 2004 from unnatural causes.
They assessed CAD prevalence using autopsy data
from Olmsted County, Minn.
and colleagues at the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center in Chicago compared clinical and autopsy data
on 141 participants who were part of an ongoing study of 1,200 elderly volunteers.
Lay reporting or verbal autopsy data
from home visits remain the only sources of information for identifying causes of neonatal deaths in developing countries.