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Title: Medical certification of cause of death : instructions for physicians on use of international form of medical certificate of cause of death
Other Titles: Certificacón médica de causa de defunción : instrucciones para los médicos sobre el empleo del Modelo Internacional del Certificado Médico de Causa de Defunción
Authors: World Health Organization
Issue Date: 1979
Edition: 4th ed
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization
Language: English
French
Italian
Spanish
Abstract: Assists physicians and surgeons in the completion of certificates of cause of death in keeping with a recommended international standard. The book reproduces the international form of medical certificate for cause of death, followed by an explanation of the procedures to be adopted in its completion. The book also lists the major causes of death, followed by diagnostic details required for the purpose of statistical analysis. Further practical assistance is provided through 21 examples showing how to record the chain of events leading back to the underlying cause of death and any condition contributing to death but not directly part of the fatal sequence. The book also reproduces a special certificate recommended for use when completing the causes of death statement for perinatal deaths
Description: ita published by: Firenze : Centro per lo studio e la prevenzione oncologica
27 p.
Subject: Death Certificates
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/40557
Other Identifiers: 9241560622
Other Language Versions: English
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