cause of death

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Synonyms for cause of death

the causal agent resulting in death

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Self-harm largely occurs among older adolescents, and globally it is the second leading cause of death for older adolescent girls.
Overall, the cause of death reported on 24%-65% of death certificates submitted by the reviewed hospitals did not agree with the conclusions reached by the chart reviewers: among hospitals studied, heart disease was incorrectly identified as the cause of death on 54.
There are two main parts of the cause of death statement.
In 2015, dementia and Alzheimer's disease became the leading cause of death in part because people are simply living longer but also because of improved detection and diagnosis," Office for National Statistics statistician Elizabeth McLaren said.
Pneumonia has recently been identified as a major cause of death among children, through linking cause-of-death information on child deaths occurring at home (in which pneumonia is frequently implicated) and investigated at forensic mortuaries, with death certificate information.
In remote areas where there are no doctors, CRVS improvements could include family members of deceased responding to a limited number of questions about symptoms experienced by the deceased which can be analysed to record a most-likely cause of death.
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in Australia, accounting for almost 20,000 deaths in 2013," Eynstone-Hinkins said in a statement.
The cause of death is expected to be confirmed by lab tests.
The study found that hospitals that incorrectly report heart disease as the cause of death were more likely to treat white people than black people, leading to the assumption that there is less of a disparity in heart disease deaths.
They say that Lord Hutton merely accepted the opinion of the pathologist without proper investigation and lacking the experience, qualification or legal authority to confirm the cause of death.
A forensic pathologist working on Said's case told Ahmed Shawky, Said's brother-in-law and lawyer for the family, that the report found no traces of drugs or toxins in the body, ruling out drug overdose as a cause of death.
The Forensic Medicine report on the cause of death of Turgut Ozal, whose body was exhumed in order to conduct the investigation, has been completed.
Now the cause of death for Sahara Davenport has been revealed as heart failure.
THE first pathologist to examine the body of Ian Tomlinson, who died during London G20 protests, threw evidence down the sink as he had already made up his mind on the cause of death, a court heard yesterday.
This article attempts to assess the accuracy of Louisiana State death certificates as it relates to accurately reflecting the true cause of death and underlying conditions contributing to the demise of the patient.