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Medical Examiners and Coroners Handbook on Death Registration and Fetal Death Reporting

International Standards and Recommendations, Training and Tools, 2003
Medical Examiners and Coroners Handbook on Death Registration and Fetal Death Reporting

This handbook contains instructions for medical examiners and coroners on the registration of deaths and the reporting of fetal deaths. It was prepared by the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). These instructions pertain to the 2003 revisions of the U.S. Standard Certificate of Death and the U.S. Standard Report of Fetal Death and the 1992 revision of the Model State Vital Statistics Act and Regulations. This handbook is intended to serve as a model that can be adapted by any vital statistics registration area

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Type of Resource:
International Standards and Recommendations, Training and Tools
Year of Publication:
2003