Consent for Autopsies
Schmidt, Susan M.
JAMA. 1983 Sep 2; 250(9): 1161-1164.
Schmidt, an attorney, reviews the legal aspects of consent for autopsies. She compares state laws governing who may consent, forms of consent, legal liability for unauthorized autopsies, autopsies for law enforcement or public health purposes, and consent requirements for military personnel. (KIE abstract)