cause of death

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Synonyms for cause of death

the causal agent resulting in death

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A multicentric task force study on the cause of death by verbal autopsy was undertaken by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) during 2003-2005 in five States: Maharashtra, Assam, Bihar, Rajasthan, and Tamil Nadu.
By using preventive treatments to reduce the risk of a particular cause of death in elderly people are we simply changing the cause of death rather than prolonging life?
Another possible explanation for inconsistency of findings is differences between settings in the distribution of timing and cause of death within infant mortality.
The collection and thorough documentation of physical evidence at the death scene can prove essential in accurately establishing an infant's cause of death.
But the fact that pneumocystis remains the leading cause of death of people with HIV, at one major hospital at least, raises questions about how well the safety net has been working.
The researchers also did not have smoking histories or the cause of death for some workers -- factors that potentially weaken the findings, Wing says.
We are pleased to announce the introduction of FOLMOR for the treatment of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the U.
Problems in the quality of cause of death certification in South Africa have been identified.
A Maryland study found homicide was the leading cause of death for pregnant women (nationwide) .
He said, ``It seems clear that he intended to cause his own death but as I have no cause of death I propose to record an open verdict.
To obtain additional information on in-hospital deaths, laboratories, infection control practitioners, and physicians were contacted by telephone to identify patients for whom a definitive cause of death could be determined.
This would imply that no specific attribute of air pollution is an essential proximate cause of death and that an undefined number of such attributes may qualify as sufficient causes.
High-risk plaque is associated with the number one cause of death in the Western world.
To determine the frequency of errors in the cause of death sequence and to assess the completeness of information recorded on death notification forms (DNFs).
An autopsy will be performed Friday morning to determine the exact cause of death.