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July 22/29, 1998

Coroner and Medical Examiner Systems

Author Affiliations

Regina Medical Center, Hastings, Minn


Margaret A.WinkerMD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthor


Copyright 1998 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.1998

JAMA. 1998;280(4):324-325. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-280-4-jbk0722

To the Editor.—The article by Dr Hanzlick and Ms Combs1 is focused too heavily on the name of a death investigation system rather than on how that system actually works. The authors' assumption that "most heads of death investigation systems are adequately familiar with the history and statutory basis of their system to provide accurate information," at least as it applies to Iowa and Minnesota, was incorrect.

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