MILTON HELPERN, M.D.
The postmortem examination in cases of suspected homicide represents one of the most important applications of medicolegal science to the needs of the community. Its proper performance is of paramount concern to those agencies of government responsible for law enforcement and the effective administration of justice. In view of the desire of the medical and legal professions, increasingly evident in recent years, to improve the standards and quality of medicolegal practice throughout the country, it was considered timely and appropriate again to review the subject of the postmortem examination in cases of homicide, and to point out what is expected
HELPERN M. THE POSTMORTEM EXAMINATION IN CASES OF SUSPECTED HOMICIDE1. Ann Intern Med. ;24:666–700. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-4-666
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(4):666-700.
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