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Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network: Autopsy Information
A brochure for families considering an autopsy or whose physician has recommended
Educational Tool - Patient/Family Education
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network
1200 South Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18105
Cathy Fuhrman, RN
Daniel E. Ray, M.D.
How the grantee used this instrument:
The brochure is given to family members considering an autopsy and contains answers
to commonly asked questions.
communication, family communication, family members, family information, clinical
To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.
To view this tool:
Autopsy Information - 2 page PDF
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Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
Posted: July 2006
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