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Death certification: issues from a pilot of the Shipman Inquiry's interim proposals.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15962727     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article investigates the issue of death certification in England and Wales. The Shipman Inquiry published interim proposals designed to make the system of death certification safer and more accurate. The proposed forms were piloted by doctors and relatives on a sample of deaths in one locality. They were then interviewed to assess the forms' feasibility and acceptability.
Paul Sinfield; Andrew Wilson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health statistics quarterly / Office for National Statistics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1465-1645     ISO Abbreviation:  Health Stat Q     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-06-20     Completed Date:  2005-08-18     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100886205     Medline TA:  Health Stat Q     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  23-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Health Sciences, Division of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Death Certificates*
Pilot Projects
Records as Topic / standards*

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