What’s New

 
August 13, 2022
New:”Report a problem” feature on most pages. Find in the lower left. Click to send us a note if something on the page doesn’t seem to be working right for you. We appreciate it! Revised Anatomy Self-Check formating. Various tech updates.

August 6, 2022
Updated, quick-start instructions. Streamlined menu options. Various tech updates.

July 16, 2022
Updated: Interactive walk-through and tour of a case page.

July 14, 2022
Learn how to take a note and search for a note. Learn how to organize cases into folders for easy access anytime.

July 6, 2022
New feature. “Training: Evidence-based thinking – 2.” Expand evidence-based assessment to the entire cases. “Training: Evidence-based thinking – 1” checks your skill assesses an individual video. This next part has you focus on the history. We’ve identified an evidence-based thinking issue in the case. It’s some clinical decision or judgment where an issue with evidence-based thinking affected the case. See if you can identify the issue by studying the case history. Add the video to assess the consequences for the patient. How did an issue with evidence-based thinking affect the outcome? Was it a life-or-death impact? Decide for yourself.

July 2, 2022
Updated history formatting.

June 30, 2022
Update to the Clinical Panels page. Cases with postmortem tissue donation (skin, soft tissue, bone) added. Compare and contrast findings accross patients. Distill concepts by learning from different patients with similar issues.

June 28, 2022
New case: Case 47. This is a one-video case. The purpose is to show an anatomic variation in lung anatomy.

June 26, 2022
Training: Evidence-based thinking. Now check your thinking skills as you view selected cases. Are your conclusions evidence-based? The site will provide you with a series of statements. Many are reasonable and could apply to the case. But only a few have evidence within the case to support them. The site will check your thinking and let you know when all your conclusions are evidence-based. Give it a try here. And find the feature under “Train to view cases” on the menu.

June 23, 2022
New part to Case 26 – Dementia and nursing home fall. Part 1 showed the external exam. Now view the internal injuries. Are they what you’d expect? Compare to other cases with falls in Clinical Panels. How does the external exam correlate with the internal injuries? Do these cases change your opinion?

May 17, 2022
New feature: Train to view cases. Actively follow the case by rearranging a list of events into their correct order while you watch. Match the events in the video as they occur. Sharpen your observation skills. The site will notify you if the order of events is correct. Feature available now for Cases 1 through 4. This interactive feature will replace the “What’s inside?” list for these cases. Currently for desktop only.

May 12, 2022
New Self-Assessment feature. Access the feature from the top menu. “Drag and drop” anatomy terms to correct Pin number on list. Label the Pins on the video. The site lets you know if you got it right: Correct answers stick. Incorrect answers fly back.

May 1, 2022
Streamlined library format.

April 11, 2022
New “Teaching Objectives” listed for each case. Find the access link under each Case Title on the History page. The content is visible only to educators. The list inlcudes either background content (recommended to to help understand the case); or key learning points from the case itself. If you find a Teaching Objectives listed that you are already teaching in your course, then that’s a good video to select to supplement your course.

April 4, 2022
New interactive video feature: Short rewind. Tap or click the pin number right on the video panel. Jump back a few seconds for a short lead-in and enhanced, 3-d context. Various tech updates.

March 27, 2022
Updated For Instructors page. Site guide and example cases for varied educators — those teaching Anatomy, Pathology and Clinical Medicine Skills.

March 26, 2022
Updated history format divided into clinical sections.

March 20, 2022
Updated Anatomy page. Full index of all anatomy terms organized alphabetically. Quickly jump to videos showing the anatomy pin of interest.

March 13, 2022
Updated history with physical exam previews for each case.

March 10, 2022
Simplified search help. Let our support team assist with your search. Don’t find what you’re looking for when you search? Let us make a suggestion, point you in the right direction, or offer some alternate search terms.
Various tech updates. Revised home page.

February 20, 2022
Expanded Quick Start feature. Know what you want to do on the site? Find it on the Quick Start list and get directly to the content you want explore.

February 12, 2022
Expanded case selector. New “Quick Start” feature to assist with course goals. New to the site? Let the Quick Start feature point you to content that fits for your course goals or interest. Updated Home Page. Various tech updates.

January 28, 2022
Expanded case selector. Now also select by “Independence.” Find cases that have more or less explanation (audio explanation or discussion questions). Cases with explanatory audio and discussion questions are “Low Independence” (we guide you through the case). Cases with no or little audio or without disscussion questions are “High Independence” (it’s your patient to figure out more on your own — just like the real world.) Cases with High Independence are also indicated on the Case Page itself.

January 6, 2022
New Anatomy Pins page guide. Find the short video in the Tutorials page or on the Anatomy Pins page. Search by pin name or region/system. Search the site or individual videos. Quick-switch between search modes.

January 6, 2022
New case: Case 46 – Pacemaker and chronic back pain.

January 5, 2022
New case: Case 45 – Death during sleep.

January 3, 2022
Parts 4, 5 and 6 added. Cardiac videos.

January 2, 2022
Expanded history and new parts (2 & 3). Death during rehab.

December 26, 2021
New Case: Case 44. Longstanding urinary incontinence and frequency.

December 24, 2021
Parts 4 and 5 added to Case 43. View the results of head trauma on the external and internal brain.

December 16, 2021
New introductory video in the About page (found on the home page on mobile). Streamlined, re-edited videos from our earlier cases, notably Case 2, Case 3, Case 7 and others. Library updated to include the case history with each case. (The histories, as always, may also be found on the History page.) New anatomy pin video (Case 39 Part 6). Updated home page with added interactive features for guests to explore. Various tech updates.

November 12, 2021
Updated home page site description. Autopsy.Online now enabled for IP restriction option by specific devices. Various tech updates.

November 10, 2021
Updated home page. Expanded demo pages for guests. Various tech updates.

November 2, 2021
Streamlined anatomy pin search list. Home page updates. Various tech and interface updates.

November 1, 2021
Updated Anatomy Pins page. Format streamlined. Instructions added. Various tech updates.

October 30, 2021
Updated History search access. New note-taking function with default email-to-self. Updated home page. Updated Library “Ask” feature. Request tech or search help. Or suggest a search term. (Please allow 1 business day for responses.) Various tech updates.

October 29, 2021
Case Selector. The Case Selector is accessible only by instructors.
Find it on the top menu under the new item: “For educators,” or via the Library from the icon list on the right (bottom icon). The Case Selector divides cases by complexity to assist with course goals. New Demo Page for guests.

October 28, 2021
New writing area in each Case Part under the Educator Option. Students can answer Discussion Questions, complete assignments or in-class activities; and then send themselves a copy with a simple click of the “Send” button. An addition email address (for example, the instructor) may be CC’d. Various tech updates to assist with site use and navigation of page features.

October 22, 2021
All videos now have Portuguese subtitles. New: Case 43 – Mental status change followed by hypotension. New Library feature: Suggest a search term. Please feel free to suggest a search term if your search does not yield a result.

July 6, 2021
Educator Content added for each case. Find it on the History page. Educator content includes explanatory notes, case highlights, guidance exploring cases issues, thinking skills, and more. Available for educator subscribers. Individual subscribers may also contact us to receive access.

June 15, 2021
Interactive histology available for Institutional Groups.

June 12, 2021
New anatomy pin videos: Case 13 Part 10, Case 13 Part 11, and Case 20 Part 7.

June 7, 2021
New search-by-term feature added to Anatomy Pin page.

June 6, 2021
Update and expanded Anatomy Pin page. Expanded search categories.

May 9, 2021
The Library now functions as the site’s “central station” for all features, instead of the Hub. Mobile site updated to include Library, Body Map and History. For institutional access, each case can now access interactive video from any case page across the site. Various home page and tech updates.

April 14, 2021
All anatomy videos on the body map are now integrated with Anatomy Pins. When searching the body map for examples of normal anatomy, options will link directly to the Anatomy Pin option. Select from list of anatomy terms to the right of the video to pinpoint the region of interest. Additional Anatomy Pin videos added.

April 12, 2021
Multiple new Anatomy Pin videos. Find them all by searching the Library and selecting the Anatomy Pin option from the top box. Streamlined Body Map.

April 7, 2021
New case: Case 42. The purpose is to show a bifid xiphoid process. Case in development. Multiple anatomy pin videos added.

March 15, 2021
Updated home page format. Demo page access to view case format. Library page self-guided tour.

March 13, 2021
Multiple new Anatomy Pin videos. New tutorial videos on the Site Training page. These may also be found on YouTube by searching “autopsy.online tutorials.” (Tutorial topics: Library Database search, Body Map, Clinical History, Clinical Panels.)

March 5, 2021
Updated Library with quick access to nearly all features. Separate top menu access to My Notes. Separate page for sketch pads. Updated case pages with streamlined path between video options. Updated anatomy pin instructions. Cross-comparisons page name updated to “Human Variation.”

February 27, 2021
Updated clinical questions for each case. Each history is now accompanied by a set of clinical questions. Access by clicking the “Clinical Discussion Questions” link below each case history. There is also a new, quick-access link to go to the first part of the case and view the physical exam. Find this link also below each case history. Look for the blue button. Streamlined History and case page layouts.

February 21, 2021
New anatomy pin videos for multiple cases showing laryngeal anatomy. (Search in the Body Map. Select Anatomy. Select “Respiratory, Gastrointestinal” option. Scan the neck area.)

February 18, 2021
Streamlined case page format. Updated Hub Tour.

February 17, 2021
Links added in history for quick connection to physical exam and “Discuss” questions. Site wide update of “Discuss” questions with additional questions focusing on the history.

February 14, 2021
Selected medical records added to Case 2, Case 34 and Case 40.

February 13, 2021
Laboratory data and selected anesthesia records added to Case 8. Radiology integrated into Case 8 and Case 28.

February 8, 2021
Updated menu. FAQ’s and Site Training with tutorials provided in focused menu feature labelled “Use.”

February 7, 2021
New Ethics section added to Clinical Panels page. These cases highlight ethics issues that impacted the patient during life, and factored into the death.

February 6, 2021
New Hub Tour and Page Tour. Find this and more on the Site Training page under the Features menu.

February 3, 2021
Case pages updated for easy-scroll for each option. Click from panel of 6 at top, or scroll down to each option (“Listen in,” “Educator,” “Anatomy,” etc.).New Anatomy library option. Select the Anatomy Library from the top search box to narrow your search to cases which include interactive anatomy pins.

February 1, 2021
New Anatomy library option. Select the Anatomy Library from the top search box to narrow your search to cases which include interactive anatomy pins.

January 31, 2021
New Why page covering why the site benefits a great variety of viewers, from clinicians to pre-clinical students to anatomy students, and more.

January 30, 2021
Streamlined case page format and anatomy pin tips.

January 30, 2021
Anatomy Pin videos added for Case 40 Parts 6 and 7.

January 29, 2021
Anatomy Pin videos added for Case 40 Parts 8 through 11.

January 29, 2021
Anatomy Pin video added for Case 41 Part 2.

January 28, 2021
Anatomy Pin videos added for Case 41 Parts 3 and 4.

January 28, 2021
Streamlined Hub. Find Interactive Video under the top Features menu.

January 27, 2021
Streamlined Hub.

January 16, 2021
Updated curriculum. Streamlined Hub.

January 3, 2021
Four additional part added. The new videos cover they Y-shaped incision, neck dissection and basic cardiopulmonary assessment. In combination with the toxicology, it should now be possible to consider how to make sense of the case.

December 24, 2020
New case. Middle-aged woman with recent weight gain. Parts 1 – 4.

December 24, 2020
New features: “Milestones.” Educator version with updated interactive video that pauses along the way pause provides a list of “milestones” in the case. It’s a thinking-guide to help consider what you’ve viewed so far, and what you might wonder about next. See what you think and let us know any feedback. Currenly in Case 1 Parts 1 – 8 only [beta].

December 18, 2020
Home page updates. Addition of information for subscriber groups: High School, College, Graduate Program and Healthcare Professional.

December 12, 2020
Anatomy Pins added to Case 19 Part 6. Brain cross-sections with internal anatomy now identified via our interactive format.

December 12, 2020
“Discuss” questions for all cases completed. Some cases do not have “Discuss” questions to allow for full discovery (or when other cases have findings and processes that can be be applied to the current case.)

December 10, 2020
“Discuss” questions for all parts completed.

December 9, 2020
“Discuss” questions for all parts completed.

December 9, 2020
“Discuss” questions for all parts completed.

December 9, 2020
“Discuss” questions for all parts completed.

December 9, 2020
“Discuss” questions for all parts completed.

December 4, 2020
“Discuss” questions for all parts completed.

December 4, 2020
“Discuss” questions for all parts completed.

December 3, 2020
“Discuss” questions for all parts completed.

November 28, 2020
Updated home page. “Discuss” questions added to Case 40 Parts 1-11; and Case 39 Part 7 and 8.

November 22, 2020
New: Forensics Panels. Compare concepts across cases. New topic: Postmortem change (decomposition, livor mortis, rigor mortis, etc.). Expands prior topic of Homicide.

November 22, 2020
Case 40 – History of smoking. Remainder of case added: Parts 2-11.

November 21, 2020
Expanded suscription options to monthly and year; student, individual and group. Monthly subscribers can select from a list of cases or panels.

November 20, 2020
Created Facebook discussion group for subscribers. Subscribers can discuss case diagnoses, thoughts and tech tips.

November 17, 2020
Tech.
Updated case page format for streamlined video access. Various updates.

October 24, 2020
Updated Solutions page. Streamlined radiology options.

October 13, 2020
Radiography added: Postoperative abdominopelvic CT scan – axial and coronal views. Case 8 Part 1.

October 13, 2020
Radiography added: Postoperative abdominopelvic CT scan – axial and coronal views. Case 8 Part 1.

October 11, 2020
Radiography added: TIPS procedure fluoroscopy. Case 8 Part 1.

October 10, 2020
Radiography added: angiograms and echocardiogram. Case 28 Parts 1 through 3.

October 10, 2020
Radiography added: angiograms and echocardiogram.

October 6, 2020
Short video tutorials on site use now in the Site Training page. Learn how to search for a case, use Anatomy Pins, navigate the Body Map and more.

October 2, 2020
Try this series of questions and activities to make sure you can use the main site features. Find the Skill-Check in the Hub or under the Features menu.

September 21, 2020
Visitors to the Hub and any case can view a guided tour of the page. Added an explanatory “tip” to the demo page.

September 20, 2020
Updated home page.

September 18, 2020
New case. Part 1 added. Middle aged women with past history of smoking and multiple cancers.

September 10, 2020
(Beta) New guided activities for schools and institutions. Cover anatomic and clinical skills through directed projects using site content. High school activities highlighted. Advanced topics for clinicians-in-training. Select the Curriculum/Labs page from the Features menu; or look for the new icon in the hub:


September 6, 2020
Text transcripts of audio now available in the Hub for select cases. Keep handy during interactivie video to scan and assist with audio. Closed captions available directly on video in remainder of platform. New: Cases 8, 10, 23, 27, 29, 34, 38, 39. Look for the new icon:


September 5, 2020
Streamlined home page.

August 30, 2020
Tech
Multiple site-wide tech tips added for self-guided training.

August 23, 2020
All new page
All new Anatomy Pin page. Select panels of anatomy pins by video. Preview cases by topic.

August 22, 2020
Audio
Added sitewide reminder: Cases are real, not produced. Please turn on closed captions to assist with audio. (Click [CC] in lower right of any video.)

August 18, 2020
Expanded to three parts (added one part).

August 17, 2020
Expanded to eleven parts (added six new parts).

August 16, 2020
Expanded to five parts (added three new parts).

August 15, 2020
Expanded to nine parts (added seven new parts). Updated history.

August 12, 2020
Expanded to six parts.

August 10, 2020
Added Part 8.

August 9, 2020
Added Part 3.

August 8, 2020
New Case. Parts 1 – 8. Sudden collapse in a recovering alcoholic.

August 2, 2020
Added Parts 4 through 8.

August 1, 2020
Parts 1 & 2 re-edited.

August 1, 2020
Part 10 re-edited. Case 13 Part 11 added.

August 1, 2020
Added Parts 7 and 8.

July 30, 2020
Added Parts 5 and 6.

July 30, 2020
New case: Lung mass. Parts 1 – 4.

July 19, 2020
Education Discussion List added — all parts of Case 3. Case 3 Part 11 video re-edit.

July 18, 2020
Parts 9 and 10. Added Educator Discussion List. Videos re-edited. What’s new page opened to all viewers without login.

July 17, 2020
Part 8. Added Educator Discussion List. Video re-edited.

July 12, 2020
Demo page added.

July 10, 2020
Site mobile-ready. Bookmarks page expanded to new Hub page. Hub includes text and visual-based search options, bookmarks, interactive video portal, chat feature, educator notices, etc. Many other updates and case additions.

April 18, 2020
Added external exam (updated Part 1).

April 17, 2020
Added external exam (updated Part 1).

April 16, 2020
Added external exam (updated Part 1).

April 12, 2020
Added external exam (updated Part 1).

April 12, 2020
Added external exam (updated Part 1).

April 12, 2020
Expanded with external exam and Y-shaped incision (updated Parts 1 and 2).

April 11, 2020
Added: Parts 6 through 9.

April 10, 2020
Added: Parts 4 and 5.

April 8, 2020
New case: Alcoholism and pacemaker replacement. Parts 1 through 3.

April 6, 2020
New case: Syncope. Parts 1 and 2.

March 26, 2020
Expanded to 10 parts. Educator questions added.

March 25, 2020
Added: Parts 2 through 9.

March 24, 2020
Added: Parts 6 and 7.

March 24, 2020
Added: Parts 5 and 6.

March 23, 2020
New case: Motor Vehicle Accident.

March 22, 2020
Added: Parts 2 through 4.

March 13, 2020
Added: Parts 2 through 6.

March 13, 2020
Added: Parts 2 through 6.

March 9, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

March 7, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

March 6, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

March 4, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

March 1, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 28, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 27, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 26, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 24, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 18, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 14, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 12, 2020
New feature. Search for content grouped by clinical topic.

February 5, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 5, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 3, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 3, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 2, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 2, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 2, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

February 2, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

January 31, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

January 30, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

January 29, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

January 25, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list. Updated navigation format.

January 25, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

January 25, 2020
Added: Navigation explanations. Try it: Hover mouse over image.


 

January 24, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

January 23, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

January 22, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

January 16, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

January 15, 2020
Added: Educator discussion list.

January 15, 2020
New feature: List of educator discussion questions.
Click the educator option on the video:

Find case-centered discussion points and clinical questions. Explore these topics in class, select specific questions for an assignment, or just consider them guideposts as you think about the case. This feature may be found now in Cases 25 and up. More discussion questions are on the way.


January 15, 2020
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