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Author Jentzen, Jeffrey M., 1953-

Title Death investigation in America : coroners, medical examiners, and the pursuit of medical certainty / Jeffrey M. Jentzen.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  614.1 J456d 2009    ---  Available
Description 290 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Good and lawful men -- Rockefeller philanthropy and the Harvard dream -- A model law -- Creating an identity -- In search of authority -- Autonomy challenged -- Beyond vital statistics -- The road to demedicalization -- The popularization of forensic pathology -- In search of reasonable medical certainty.
Subject Medical examiners (Law) -- United States -- History.
Coroners -- United States -- History.
Death -- United States -- Causes -- History.
Forensic Medicine -- history -- United States.
Cause of Death -- United States.
Coroners and Medical Examiners -- history -- United States.
Forensic Medicine -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
ISBN 9780674034532 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0674034538 (alk. paper)
Standard No. 40017186012

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