What is an Autopsy

What is an Autopsy

Simply put, an autopsy (or postmortem examination) is an exam performed on a dead body in order to determine the cause of death, the effects a disease had on the individual, or to identify the deceased.  The word autopsy comes from the word autopsia, a Greek word that...
What is an Advance Directive

What is an Advance Directive

An advance directive is a written document that indicates an individual’s choices regarding medical treatment. It must be signed in order to be binding. Types of Advance Directives There are typically two types of advance directives: Living Will A living will is...