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The Challenges of Being Precise About Death

Nyatanga, Brian (2017) The Challenges of Being Precise About Death. British Journal of Community Nursing, 22 (10). p. 516. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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Abstract

The article examines the challenges associated with accurately identifying the moment of death and the methods used by those who declare it. It cover how death is addressed by health care professionals and the transition from medical and nursing care to mortuary services. Particular attention is given to the creation of death certificates and how time is represented on such documents.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: nursing care, medical care, health care professionals, death, moment of death, time of death, death certificates,
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2018 09:13
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2018 09:13
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/6764

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