Monk's moments: The sad death of the post-mortem
I recently asked a group of final year medical students how many post-mortem examinations they had seen during their student years. The answers varied between none and one, and most seemed surprised that I even asked the question. Their experience could not have been more different from my own, now rather distant days at Westminster Medical School (itself now sadly also deceased). Every day, promptly at 1.30 pm, one was expected to attend the Department of Pathology. The Professor of Medicine and senior consultants would all be there, along with housemen and students.
Dermatology in practice 2013; 19(2): 18–18
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