Academic Forensic Pathology

Academic Forensic Pathology is the official journal of NAME.

Editor: J. Keith Pinckard, MD-PhD
Publisher: Emma O. Lew, MD
Founder and Director: Evan W. Matshes, MD

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March 2017 • Volume Seven • Issue One • The Opiate Crisis


A Fresh Look at the History of SIDS

James R. Wright Jr.

Ten Percent of SIDS Cases Are MurderOr Are They?

Christopher M. Milroy, Charis Kepron

Recommendations for the Autopsy of an Infant Who Has Died Suddenly and Unexpectedly

Kathryn Pinneri, Evan W. Matshes

Neuropathologic Examination in Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy and Childhood: Recommendations for Highest Diagnostic Yield and Cost-Effectiveness in Forensic Settings

Rebecca D. Folkerth, Jacqueline Nunez, Zhanna Georgievskaya, Declan McGuone

An Approach to the Classification of Apparent Asphyxial Infant Deaths

Evan W. Matshes, Emma O. Lew

The Diagnostic Shift of SIDS to Undetermined: Are There Unintended Consequences?

Laura Gould Crandall, Laura Reno, Barbara Himes, Deborah Robinson


Review Articles

Medicolegal Death Scene Investigations After Natural Disaster- and Weather-Related Events: A Review of the Literature

Luciana A. Rocha, Catharine Q. Fromknecht, Sarah Davis Redman, Joanne E. Brady, Sarah E. Hodge, Rebecca S. Noe

Rickets: Historical, Epidemiological, Pathophysiological, and Pathological Perspectives

Alfredo Walker, Dina el Demellawy, Jorge Davila


Original Articles

Analysis of the Medical Assistance In Dying Cases In Ontario: Understanding the Patient  Demographics of Case Uptake In Ontario Since the Royal Assent and Amendments of Bill  C-14 In Canada

Alexandra E. Rosso, Dirk Huyer, Alfredo Walker


Case of the month

A Case of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Diagnosed at Autopsy

J. Keith Pinckard

Ruptured Dural Arteriovenous Fistula/Malformation

Vivian S. Snyder, James Y. Chen, Lawrence A. Hansen


Images in Forensic Pathology

Acute Esophageal Necrosis

Daniel C. Butler, Nicholas I. Batalis