Re: [Histonet] Giving Specimens to Patients
Regardless of silly laws. It is HIS rib. I give it to them, but
usually replace the formalin with ETOH.
At 12:28 PM -0500 4/21/06, Smith Wanda wrote:
>We have aways given gallstones and foreign bodies to patients if
>they request them, however, I have a patient that wants his rib back
>that was removed in surgery. It just looks like a rib fracture,
>no atypia. Our Pathologist don't recommend this, but it is a call
>from the hospital legal department and I can't get in touch with
>them today. What is the practice everyone uses for giving/not
>giving patient's their specimens in formalin?
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