Cause of death certification Mauritius

a booklet for the guidance of medical practitioners in completing certificates of cause of death

Author: Mauritius. Ministry of Health & Quality of Life,World Health Organization,Medical Council of Mauritius

Publisher: N.A



Page: 16

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Cause Of Death

Author: Patricia Cornwell

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748109323

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 2258

An investigative reporter is found dead in Virginia's icy waters ... New Year's Eve and the final murder scene of Virginia's bloodiest year takes Scarpetta thirty feet below the Elizabeth River's icy surface. A diver, Ted Eddings, is dead, an investigative reporter who was a favourite at the Medical Examiner's office. Was Eddings probing the frigid depths of the Inactive Shipyard for a story, or simply diving for sunken trinkets? And why did Scarpetta receive a phone call from someone reporting the death before the police were notified? The case envelops Scarpetta, her niece Lucy, and police captain Pete Marino in a world where both cutting-edge technology and old-fashioned detective work are critical offensive weapons. Together they follow the trail of death to a well of violence as dark and forbidding as water that swirled over Ted Eddings. For more about Patricia Cornwell and her books visit her website on
Political Science

Das Imperium der Schande

Der Kampf gegen Armut und Unterdrückung

Author: Jean Ziegler

Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641032334

Category: Political Science

Page: 352

View: 8037

Jean Ziegler, der UN-Sonderberichterstatter für das Recht auf Nahrung, hält der globalisierten Welt den Spiegel vor. Er zeigt auf, wie transnationale Konzerne ein weltumspannendes Imperium der Schande errichtet haben, das letztlich auf dem Hunger und der Verschuldung der Entrechteten dieser Erde basiert. Ziegler legt eine unbestechliche Bestandsaufnahme der heutigen ungerechten Weltordnung vor und macht entschlossen Front gegen Exzesse kapitalistischer Gewinnsucht.

Trübe Wasser sind kalt

Author: Patricia Daniels Cornwell,Klaus Pemsel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442134571


Page: 702

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Registration of the causes of death

Circulars to medical practitioners, and to registrars. A statistical nosology, for the use of those who return the causes of death under 6 and 7 will. IV., c. 86 Circular to coroners, and a classification of the causes of violent deaths

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A



Page: 80

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Excited Delirium Syndrome

Cause of Death and Prevention

Author: Theresa G. DiMaio,Vincent J.M. DiMaio, M.D.

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203483473

Category: Law

Page: 164

View: 1664

During a routine investigation, a suspect turns hostile. The officers on the scene spring into action and get the suspect under control by handcuffing him. Though the suspect has been successfully subdued – he dies shortly thereafter... A psychiatric patient suddenly becomes violent. The hospital staff struggles to control the patient with four point restraint. While order has been restored and the patient has been restrained – she dies soon afterward... Criminal and civil cases often cite “positional asphyxia” as the cause of death in such instances, blaming the rough treatment individuals may have received during restraint. The authors of Excited Delirium Syndrome: Cause of Death and Prevention, however, propose a different explanation. In this groundbreaking book, they cite the reason being a condition called Excited Delirium Syndrome, in which the normal physiological changes produced by violent activity culminate in sudden cardiac death, often in conjunction with the effects of a drug. After introducing the topic, the book recounts the condition’s history and examines traditional explanations as to why such deaths occur, and then counter as to why they are not justifiable. In addition, it illustrates the effects that stressors, legal medication, and drugs of abuse have on the cardiovascular system. The effects of underlying disease, including endogenous mental disease are also discussed. In addition, the book details prevention, assesses the role of first responders, investigators, and mental health professionals, and describes “high-risk” individuals. These topics, along with the many actual case studies that provide further insight, make Excited Delirium Syndrome: Cause of Death and Prevention an essential resource for anyone treating or interacting with those that may have this disorder.
True Crime

Cause of Death

Forensic Files of a Medical Examiner

Author: Stephen D. Cohle,Tobin T. Buhk

Publisher: Prometheus Books

ISBN: 161592115X

Category: True Crime

Page: N.A

View: 5112

The body of a woman floats to the surface of a lake with sixty pounds of cinder block and chain attached to her legs. Her killer faces the death penalty if the prosecution can answer one question: Did she drown? A worker for the only U.S. plant licensed to produce anthrax dies, the victim of a heart attack. But what caused his heart to stop beating?Follow veteran medical examiner Dr. Stephen D. Cohle into the world of forensic pathology, as he solves these and many other cases. Written from an insider's view, Cause of Death puts the reader behind Dr. Cohle's shoulder while he examines each victim. The cases range from exotic murder mysteries ripe for a CSI episode to everyday casualties of heart attacks and car accidents. Every victim, though, has a story to tell.Enter a real-life morgue with its strange sights, sounds, and smells, and watch a forensic mastermind as he unravels each victim's cause of death.Stephen D. Cohle, MD (Grand Rapids, MI), a nationally recognized figure in the community of forensic medicine, is the chief medical examiner for Kent County, Michigan, and a forensic pathologist for Laboratory Pathologists, PC. He is the author (with R. Byard) of Sudden Death in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence.Tobin T. Buhk (Grand Rapids, MI) is a high school teacher and freelance writer. In preparation for writing this book, he observed and assisted Dr. Cohle and his forensic team in more than thirty autopsies.

Cause of Death

A Perfect Little Guide to What Kills Us

Author: Jack Mingo,Erin Barrett,Lucy Autrey Wilson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781416592334

Category: Reference

Page: 464

View: 9005

FACE IT. WE CAN GO ANYTIME. BUT IN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS! Death becomes you, and it's just another fact of life explored in Cause of Death, a revealing abundance of startling data, false perceptions, bizarre fallacies, and some totally unexpected statistics about how, why, when, and where we all bite the dust, check out, buy the farm, kick the bucket, and all those other euphemisms for perishing after falling out of bed (roughly 1,800 fitful sleepers a year). It also answers questions most people never even consider (but should): Do crocodiles kill more people than alligators? Are we more prone to commit suicide or murder? How many still die from leprosy? Does salmonella have anything to do with salmon? Can the condition of your toenails predict your mortality? What's the connection between kitty litter and brain damage? Has irony ever killed anyone?* Disease, accidents, occupational hazards, poisons, plagues, infections, murder, fauna and fungi, insect bites, war, and even bison. What's the most popular killer of the decade? The rarest? How many deaths per year by age? Gender? Location? Time of day? Stupidity? All this and more in a book you really shouldn't be living without. * Yes! While experimenting with the safe preservation of food in snow, Sir Francis Bacon caught a cold and died.

Improving the Quality and Use of Birth, Death and Cause-of-death Information

Guidance for a Standards-based Review of Country Practices

Author: World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241547979

Category: Medical

Page: 78

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Accoppany guide (iv, 15 p.) in back pocket has distinctive title: Rapid assessment of national civil registration and vital statistics systems.

Cause of Death

Author: Michael Underwood

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471907759

Category: Fiction

Page: 218

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When Mrs Sophie Easterberg is found dead on her bedroom floor in the picturesque village of Five Meadows, it is apparent she has been murdered. The obvious suspect is Dave Lucas, an ex-borstal boy recently employed by her, who has since disappeared. Detective-Superintendent Simon Manton of Scotland Yard is despatched to take charge of the case. He soon tracks Lucas down. But is he guilty? And, even if he is, would a jury convict him?

Cause of Death

Memoirs of a Home Office Pathologist

Author: Geoffrey Garrett,Andrew Nott

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472108043

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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Dr Geoffrey Garrett was for over 30 years a Home Office pathologist. This is his personal memoir, in conjunction with crime journalist Andrew Nott, of many infamous, unusual and heartbreaking cases and a fascinating history of his professional life, giving a unique insight into a pathologist's work. Beginning with a no-holds-barred account of the basic methodology of a post-mortem examination, the book chronicles many memorable cases, including: The discovery of a preserved body on the Yorkshire moors later identified as the first victim of the Moors Murderers The murders of three policemen plus the apprehension of a murderer who turned out to be a policeman's son An examination of sex crimes The Moss: a seminal piece on Manchester's 'Bronx' - Dr Garrett reveals life in the ghetto, the drug gangs and how they operate How a man's face, burned beyond recognition, was reconstructed to help solve a murder Plus examples of many other baffling crimes which were resolved on the pathologist's table.
Health & Fitness

Avoiding the First Cause of Death

Can We Live Longer Than 120 Years?

Author: Wulf Droge

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1440139490

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 176

View: 4551

Interventions that delay aging are expected to improve health. In the current US National Institute on Aging's Interventions Testing Program (ITP) the immunosuppressive drug rapamycin was found to increase the maximum life span in mice. These mice started receiving this treatment at an age corresponding to 60 years in humans. Rapamycin targets the same mechanism which was critically involved in the life span extension previously seen in certain mutants of worms flies and mice. The maximum life span was increased in some of these mutants by more than 250 percent, suggesting 1) that the maximum life span is limited by a common mechanism of death, and 2) that humans may possibly gain a few more decades beyond 120 years by interfering in this mechanism. As rapamycin has important adverse effects, this books looks into the underlying mechanisms and describes several natural interventions likely to decrease the rate of aging without using pharmacological drugs.

Cause of Death

Author: Jane A. Adams

Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 1780102844

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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Life is looking up for Rina Martin, with the expected revival of her television career, but as her happy summer ends, storm clouds are on the horizon . . . Summer in Frantham has been long and lazy. In the Martin Household, change is afoot. Tim is now engaged and preparing to move out, and there is also news of the revival of Rina’s television career. But nothing stays peaceful for long. Old enemies have returned, the skeletal remains of a woman are found during excavations at the local airfield, and a man is murdered outside a local pub. Storm clouds are gathering, and Rina, Mac and their friends are about to be swept up into the maelstrom . . .

Cause of Death

Author: Simon Weston

Publisher: PHP研究所

ISBN: 9781898125921

Category: Fiction

Page: 220

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James Scala is dragged away from his wife and children by a more powerful love: that of serving "Queen and Country". But is he acting like a blind fool, believing he is a hero and not an injured ex-SAS trooper? Either way, he knows he will be true to himself in following his chosen path.
Biography & Autobiography

The Cause of Death

Author: Cynric Temple-Camp

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 1775491404

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 8802

Spontaneous combustion and exhumation, drug mules and devil worshippers, a gruesome killing beneath the Palmerston North Airport control tower, a mysterious death in a historic homestead, a first-hand dissection of the infamous Mark Lundy case ... In The Cause of Death, provincial pathologist Dr Cynric Temple-Camp lifts the lid on the most unusual stories of death and murder he's encountered during his 30-year career.