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Forensic Pathology for the Senior Resident

Date

January 14 2021

Time

5:10 pm - 6:25 pm

Speaker

  • Dr. Ted Tweedie
    Dr. Ted Tweedie

    Obtained MD in 1990. Anatomical pathology residency at University of Western Ontario 1992-96. Forensic Pathology Fellowship Hamilton Regional Forensic Pathology Unit 1996-97. Anatomical and Forensic Pathologist at London Health Sciences Centre since 1997. Currently Director of the Southwestern Ontario Regional Forensic Pathology Unit. Current surgical pathology practice limited to cardiovascular pathology.

Objectives:

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe methods of identifying deceased persons
  • Recognize common artefactual postmortem changes.
  • Recognize injuries due to blunt trauma, sharp force trauma, firearms, fire.
  • Identifying causes of sudden natural death based on gross findings at autopsy.
  • Explain when and how to obtain samples for toxicological analysis

This will be a presentation of images of typical autopsy findings pertinent to: – Identification – Postmortem changes – Asphyxial deaths – Drowning – Hypothermia – Blunt force injury – Pedestrain/motor vehicle deaths – Craniocerebral trauma – Sharp force injury – Drugs and alcohol – Firearms – Electrocution – Fire deaths – Child abuse/ elder abuse – Natural disease in death investigation.

Presentation

**Due to the sensitive nature of the presentation, a recording will not be shared.

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