Affiliation: Fulton County
- Quality assurance review of death certificates: a pilot studyRandy Hanzlick
Fulton County Medical Examiner s Office and Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:63-5. 2005..The Fulton County Medical Examiner, Atlanta, GA, has implemented a pilot quality assurance program for death certificate information, and this report contains information about 1 year's experience with the program...
- The conversion of coroner systems to medical examiner systems in the United States: a lull in the actionRandy Hanzlick
Department of Pathology, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 303012, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 28:279-83. 2007..It is important to ensure that all death investigation systems have appropriate access to medically educated and trained physicians such as forensic pathologists...
- Medical examiners, coroners, and public health: a review and updateRandy Hanzlick
Medical Examiner Office, Fulton County, GA, USA
Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1274-82. 2006..During the last several decades, however, an important role for these 3 groups has emerged within public health...
- Nonhuman remains and relics encountered by the medical examiner: Fulton County, Georgia, 2003-2004Randy Hanzlick
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:277-9. 2006..This report describes such cases encountered by the Fulton County medical examiner during 2003 and 2004...
- Identification of the unidentified deceased and locating next of kin: experience with a UID web site page, Fulton County, GeorgiaRandy Hanzlick
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:126-8. 2006..The Fulton County medical examiner (FCME) has an office web site which includes information about unidentified decedents and cases for which next of kin are being sought...
- Identification of the unidentified deceased: turnaround times, methods, and demographics in Fulton County, GeorgiaRandy Hanzlick
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30312, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:79-84. 2006..Multiple methods may be employed in an attempt to identify deceased individuals who are unidentified when reported to the medical examiner or coroner. The success and turnaround times of various methods differ...
- The Medical Examiner/Coroner's Guide for Contaminated Deceased Body ManagementRandy Hanzlick
Fulton County Medical Examiner and Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 30:327-38. 2009..Rather, the recommendations are intended to assist medical examiners and coroners for the purposes of planning and providing a set of reasonable practice guidelines for incident response...
- The Unidentified Decedent Reporting System: a model national website registry for the unidentified deceasedRandy Hanzlick
Department of Forensic Pathology, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:106-13. 2008..One-stop shopping" for such information could facilitate the location of missing persons who have died and the identification of deceased persons whose names and identities are unknown...
- Nonnatural deaths of adolescents and teenagers: Fulton County, Georgia, 1985-2004Michael Heninger
Fulton County Medical Examiner s Center and daggerEmory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:208-13. 2008..Characterizing the causes and circumstances of nonnatural childhood deaths may provide information that is useful for development of prevention strategies and programs...
- Evaluation of certifier practices regarding alcohol-related deaths: Fulton County Medical Examiner's Center, Atlanta, Georgia, 2004Mary Daula
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:355-8. 2006..The reporting of alcohol use on the death certificate may vary with office policy or procedure, certifier judgment, and the timing of information received during investigation...
- Differential association of socioeconomic status in ethnic and age-defined suicidesDavid C Purselle
Mental Health Service Line, Atlanta VA Medical Center, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
Psychiatry Res 167:258-65. 2009..22; 95% C.I. 2.19, 8.11), and decreased risk among the elderly (HR 0.58; 95% C.I. 0.50, 0.68). Socioeconomic status had differential associations among age- and race-defined groups of suicide victims...
- Internet-based morbidity and mortality surveillance among Hurricane Katrina evacuees in GeorgiaSusan T Cookson
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS E97, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 5:A133. 2008..Georgia has used it for notifiable disease reporting, electronic outbreak management, and early event detection. We used it in our public health response to the 125,000 Hurricane Katrina evacuees who came to Georgia...
- The Fulton County Medical Examiner's experience with the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Missing Person DNA Database Program, 2004-2007Michael Heninger
Fulton County Medical Examiner s Center, 430 Pryor St SW, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 32:78-82. 2011..This article describes the experience of the Fulton County Medical Examiner (FCME) in submitting samples to the NMPDD laboratory...
- Selecting forensic pathology as a career: a survey of the past with an eye on the futureRandy Hanzlick
Fulton County Medical Examiner s Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:114-22. 2008....
- Postmortem blood cadmium, lead, and mercury concentrations: comparisons with regard to sampling location and reference ranges for living personsJoshua G Schier
Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Anal Toxicol 34:129-34. 2010..006). Postmortem blood Cd concentrations were elevated compared to population values and varied with respect to sampling location and postmortem interval...
- The medical review officer: a potential role for the medical examinerStephen L Sgan
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 24:346-50. 2003..Recent regulations require the completion of training courses and MRO certification as prerequisites for participation in federal drug testing programs. Several courses are available to train physicians to participate as MROs...
- NAME and its history: implications for the futureRandy Hanzlick
Fulton County Medical Examiner s Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 23:90-5. 2002
- Revisiting old cases of unidentified decedents: problems encountered, lessons learned, and suggestions for othersRandy Hanzlick
J Forensic Sci 53:1008. 2008
- Accidental drug deaths in Fulton County, Georgia, 2002: characteristics, case management and certification issuesJason K Graham
Office of Chief Medical Examiner, City of New York, New York, NY, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:224-30. 2008....
- Commentary on: Gill JR, Goldfeder LB, Hirsch CS. Use of therapeutic complication as a manner of death. J Forensic Sci 2006;51(5):1127-33Randy Hanzlick
J Forensic Sci 52:491; author reply 492. 2007
- A functional approach to sudden unexplained infant deathsTracey S Corey
Kentucky Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Louisville, Kentucky 40204, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 28:271-7. 2007..This text of this paper was officially approved and endorsed by the NAME board of directors on October 14, 2005, at the annual meeting in Los Angeles, CA...