1.10. Death Notification After Unexpected Death

  1. Margaret L. Campbell PhD, RN, FPCN
  1. Garrett K. Chan

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch10

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

How to Cite

Chan, G. K. (2012) Death Notification After Unexpected Death, in Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (ed M. L. Campbell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958254

Online ISBN: 9781118704707

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • Emergency department (ED);
  • Interventions and considerations;
  • Organ donation;
  • Organ procurement organization (OPO);
  • Pulseless electrical activity (PEA);
  • “Sign-Out” death disclosure;
  • Strategies for death notification;
  • Telephone death disclosure;
  • Tissue donation;
  • Unexpected death

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History

  • Clinical Question

  • Discussion

  • Back to Our Case

  • Take Away Points

  • References