I’ve been following Dr. Lyle’s blog for awhile and have found some of his posts pretty interesting. D.P. Lyle is a medical professional who also blogs about medical accuracy. He will tend to have more of a forensic focus and has published a couple of resources in this area.
Recently, someone posed a medical question I thought would be of interest to my historical authors. The question was: In 1863, could an autopsy accurately determine the cause of death?
Here’s a link to the post: http://writersforensicsblog.wordpress.com/2011/05/01/question-and-answer-in-1863-could-an-autopsy-accurately-determine-the-cause-of-death/.