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PATHOLOGY, med. jur. The science or doctrine of diseases. In cases of homicides, abortions, and the like, it is of great consequence to the legal practitioner to be acquainted, in some degree, with pathology. 2 Chit. Pr. 42, note.

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In pathology, Technical Component/Professional Component (TC/PC) splits associated with "send out" tests such as those described earlier have provided the opportunity to provide an image such as FISH HER2 to a pathologist for interpretation, allowing the pathologist to read and bill forthe professional component.
Pathologists in all settings should question whether their current storage, tracking, and retrieval capabilities will stand up to the kind of scrutiny that this kind of surgical pathology practice will demand.
That increase has led to a much higher demand for speech pathologists in public schools than in the past.
The nationwide decrease in the quantity of autopsies being performed by local hospital-based general pathologists has placed an additional burden on medical examiners.
To ensure the quality and accuracy of their diagnoses, pathologists follow a process which includes integration of patients' clinical information, including imaging findings; other steps may include examining additional levels or sections from an area of diagnostic concern, using special staining techniques to gain additional information, collaboration with other pathologists in their practice, or consultation with an outside pathologist with special expertise.
Pathologists make up only a small fraction of physicians, who in turn make up a small fraction of society.
Clinicians must be able to cite the merits of their pathology departments beyond recounting anecdotes concerning national experts who confirmed diagnoses made by local pathologists.
We're fortunate to have an expert pathologist and a radiologist on site at the time of surgery to help determine whether all the cancer has been adequately excised.
After 5 years of mystery, California pathologists announced Monday that they may have found the cause of a new disease that makes oak trees ooze red liquid and then die.
This will enable scientists and pathologists to implement a comprehensive scientific data/image management, processing and analysis solution where image data and metadata will be accessed, viewed and analyzed securely through a web browser.
College of American Pathologists provides resources for patients during National Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 8-14)
No formula or workload measurement system has been adopted and applied throughout the country to determine the optimal pathologist staffing levels for pathology laboratories.