New satire articles are up on BMJ for their annual xmas edition (http://www.bmj.com/thebmj). I thought I would post a favorite they published 35 years ago.
Postmortem medicine–an essential new new subspecialty
The time has now come for us to focus on the medically most underserved population in the world today-the deceased. The urgency of this is quite apparent. There are more people who have already died than are alive today, and their number is increasing at an alarming rate.