Pamphlets on Registration of Vital Statistics

Pamphlets on Registration of Vital Statistics

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...dementia, and the statement of the fact of insanity should always be included. What was the cause? What disease led to this condition? What disease caused the gradual decay? Was it pulmonary tuberculosis? Accidental, suicidal. or homicidal? Suicidal, or legal execution? A mere symptom without definite value for statistical pur-poses. What disease caused death?. Was this a disease of the brain or of the face or scalp? What was the disease causing death? State if caused by embolism. Did it occur in course of in-fectious disease? Was there organic disease of the heart? Better stated as " organic heart disease," and the exact form of the disease, with its origin, if known, would be still more desirable. Do not report "heart disease" in every case of sudden death unless it actually existed. This return, with all of its worthless synonyms, as "cardiac asthenla," "cardiac debility," "cardiac paralysis." etc., should never be accepted as the sole cause of death. What disease caused the " heart failure."? The heart always "fails" before death from any cause. Be particularly careful that deaths from diphtheria, tuberculosis, etc., are not so reported. If organic heart disease is meant it should be so stated. a As a rule, the adjective " general " a case. The accuracy of all such expression ttached to an indefinite term throws no additional light upon the s is questionable. hialignant disease. lIalignant fever. lIalignant sore throat. Malnutrition. Give form of insanity and immediate cause of death. Hemorrhage of what organ? Rupture of aneurism? Puerperal hemorrhage? If due to external violence, state nature of accident. State nature of accident more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236947460
  • 9781236947468