A report on Manner of death

Determination, typically made by the coroner, medical examiner, police, or similar officials, and recorded as a vital statistic.

- Manner of death

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The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, (1632) by Rembrandt, depicts an autopsy.

Autopsy

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Surgical procedure that consists of a thorough examination of a corpse by dissection to determine the cause, mode, and manner of death or to evaluate any disease or injury that may be present for research or educational purposes.

Surgical procedure that consists of a thorough examination of a corpse by dissection to determine the cause, mode, and manner of death or to evaluate any disease or injury that may be present for research or educational purposes.

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, (1632) by Rembrandt, depicts an autopsy.
Dissection room at the University of Helsinki in 1928.
Autopsy room of the Charité Berlin
Pathologist performing a human dissection of the abdominal and thoracic organs in an autopsy room.
Cadaver dissection tables are similar to those used in medical or forensic autopsies.
A brain autopsy demonstrating signs of meningitis. The forceps (center) are retracting the dura mater (white). Underneath the dura mater are the leptomeninges, which appear to be edematous and have multiple small hemorrhagic foci.
Autopsy a brain after sectioning, showing a normal brain with the cerebrum cut in coronal sections, and the cerebellum, pons and medulla cut in horizontal sections. Standard sections for microscopic examination are annotated.
Cavitation at gross pathology of an old stroke in the left posterior parietal lobe.
Histopathology at high magnification of a normal neuron, and an ischemic stroke at approximately 24 hours on H&E stain: The neurons become hypereosinophilic and there is an infiltrate of neutrophils. There is slight edema and loss of normal architecture in the surrounding neuropil.
Dissection, 19th century US.
Autopsy (1890) by Enrique Simonet.
A field post-mortem exam of a ewe.
Micrograph showing cortical pseudolaminar necrosis, a finding seen in strokes on medical imaging and at autopsy. H&E-LFB stain.
Micrograph of the superficial cerebral cortex showing neuron loss and reactive astrocytes in a person that has had a stroke. H&E-LFB stain.

Manner of death must be determined

Coroner

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A coroner is a government or judicial official who is empowered to conduct or order an inquest into the manner or cause of death, and to investigate or confirm the identity of an unknown person who has been found dead within the coroner's jurisdiction.

Death by misadventure

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One that is primarily attributed to an accident that occurred due to a risk that was taken voluntarily.

One that is primarily attributed to an accident that occurred due to a risk that was taken voluntarily.

Misadventure is a legally defined manner of death: a way by which an actual cause of death (trauma, exposure, etc.) was allowed to occur.

Accidental death

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An accidental death is an unnatural death that is caused by an accident, such as a slip and fall, traffic collision, or accidental poisoning.

Cause of death

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Official determination of conditions resulting in a human's death, which may be recorded on a death certificate.

Official determination of conditions resulting in a human's death, which may be recorded on a death certificate.

The cause of death is a specific disease or injury, in contrast to the manner of death which is a small number of categories like "natural", "accident", "suicide", and "homicide", which have different legal implications.

Inquests in England and Wales

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Inquests in England and Wales are held into sudden or unexplained deaths and also into the circumstances of and discovery of a certain class of valuable artefacts known as "treasure trove".

Inquests in England and Wales are held into sudden or unexplained deaths and also into the circumstances of and discovery of a certain class of valuable artefacts known as "treasure trove".

Natural causes