The application of pathology to questions of law.
Postmortem examination of the body.
A subspecialty of pathology applied to the solution of clinical problems, especially the use of laboratory methods in clinical diagnosis. (Dorland, 28th ed.)
A specialty concerned with the nature and cause of disease as expressed by changes in cellular or tissue structure and function caused by the disease process.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.
Organizations which certify physicians and dentists as specialists in various fields of medical and dental practice.
Medical complexes consisting of medical school, hospitals, clinics, libraries, administrative facilities, etc.
Societies having institutional membership limited to hospitals and other health care institutions.
A province of western Canada, lying between the provinces of British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Its capital is Edmonton. It was named in honor of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p26 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p12)
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.
Information centers primarily serving the needs of hospital medical staff and sometimes also providing patient education and other services.
The intentional infliction of physical or mental suffering upon an individual or individuals, including the torture of animals.
Physicians appointed to investigate all cases of sudden or violent death.
Criminal acts committed during, or in connection with, war, e.g., maltreatment of prisoners, willful killing of civilians, etc.
An island in the Greater Antilles in the West Indies. Its capital is Kingston. It was discovered in 1494 by Columbus and was a Spanish colony 1509-1655 until captured by the English. Its flourishing slave trade was abolished in the 19th century. It was a British colony 1655-1958 and a territory of the West Indies Federation 1958-62. It achieved full independence in 1962. The name is from the Arawak Xaymaca, rich in springs or land of springs. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p564 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p267)
Analog or digital communications device in which the user has a wireless connection from a telephone to a nearby transmitter. It is termed cellular because the service area is divided into multiple "cells." As the user moves from one cell area to another, the call is transferred to the local transmitter.
Time period from 1701 through 1800 of the common era.
An operation for the continuous emptying of ascitic fluid into the venous system. Fluid removal is based on intraperitoneal and intrathoracic superior vena cava pressure differentials and is performed via a pressure-sensitive one-way valve connected to a tube traversing the subcutaneous tissue of the chest wall to the neck where it enters the internal jugular vein and terminates in the superior vena cava. It is used in the treatment of intractable ascites.
Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
Form in which product is processed or wrapped and labeled. PRODUCT LABELING is also available.
The act of deceiving or the fact of being deceived.
Collections of illustrative plates, charts, etc., usually with explanatory captions.
The visually perceived property of objects created by absorption or reflection of specific wavelengths of light.
The first cervical vertebra.
A widely distributed order of perching BIRDS, including more than half of all bird species.
The act of killing oneself.
The unsuccessful attempt to kill oneself.
Provision (by a physician or other health professional, or by a family member or friend) of support and/or means that gives a patient the power to terminate his or her own life. (from APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed).