GEORGE DUNEA, M.D.
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Soon after his demise from a complicated case of hypergammaglobulinemia, Professor Bovitansky, chairman of pathology at Timeless University, decided he would like to have an autopsy. Contacting his personal guardian angel at the celestial office for pathological affairs, he pointed out that autopsies were a time-honored way of rounding off our little terrestrial sleep, being essential to patient care, to research, and to education. He told of the need to verify the clinician's diagnosis and to check that the right treatment had been given; and for good measure he threw in such extra titbits as relieving the family's guilt, finding
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DUNEA G. Professor Bovitansky's Autopsy. Ann Intern Med. 1983;98:420. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-3-420
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(3):420.
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