Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

Approaching the Family Regarding Autopsy

Recorded April 22, 2011 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:
David S. Cooper, MD, MPH 
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Medical Director, Extracorporeal Life Support Program, All Children's Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, USF College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

Hector Monforte, MD
Pathologist, Department of Pathology, All Children's Hospital

Rajan Wadhawan, MD
Neonatologist, Director, Clinical Research, All Children's Specialty Physicians Neonatology Program; Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, USF College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan A. Dumois, III, MD

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the techniques used in discussing autopsy with families.
  • Explain the role of physicians in obtaining consent for autopsy.

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