pathology

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Forensic pathologists, or medical examiners, are specially trained physicians who examine the bodies of people who died suddenly, unexpectedly, or violently. The forensic pathologist is responsible for determining the cause (the ultimate and immediate reasons for the cessation of life) and manner of death such as homicide, suicide, accidental, natural, or unknown.

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pathologyPathology Forensic pathologists, or medical examiners, are specially trained physicians who examine the bodies of people who died suddenly, unexpectedly, or violently. The forensic pathologist is responsible for determining the cause (the ultimate and immediate reasons for the cessation of life) and manner of death such as homicide, suicide, accidental, natural, or unknown. An autopsy is performed by a coroner or medical examiner, throughout the investigation of criminal law cases and civil law cases in some jurisdictions. Forensic pathologists are also frequently asked to confirm the identity of a corpse. A forensic pathologist may be appointed as a Medical Examiner by a legal jurisdiction (such as a city, county or state). Clinical forensic pathologists examine living patients, in cases where sexual assault or abuse is suspected. Once all the evidence is analyzed, the fo

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