Chapter 11. Death Certification and the Coroner

  1. Nicola Cooper Specialist Registrar1,
  2. Kirsty Forrest Consultant in Anaesthesia2 and
  3. Paul Cramp Consultant in Anaesthesia3

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757925.ch11

Essential Guide to Generic Skills

Essential Guide to Generic Skills

How to Cite

Cooper, N., Forrest, K. and Cramp, P. (2006) Death Certification and the Coroner, in Essential Guide to Generic Skills, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757925.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    General Internal Medicine and Care of the Elderly, Yorkshire, UK

  2. 2

    The Leeds Teaching Hospitals, NHS Trust Leeds, UK

  3. 3

    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Bradford Teaching Hospitals, NHS Trust, Bradford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139731

Online ISBN: 9780470757925

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Keywords:

  • death certification;
  • coroner;
  • epidemiological information;
  • legal records;
  • audits

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Which deaths need referral to the coroner

  • Cause of death

  • Cremation forms

  • Exercises

  • Answers

  • References