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Author: Stephen C. Clark
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: investigation, death, guidelines, national
Number of Pages: 75
Published: 1997-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788178962
ISBN-13: 9780788178962

The sudden or unexplained death of an individual has a profound impact on families & friends of the deceased & places significant responsibility on the agencies tasked with determining the cause of death. Responsibility for conducting death investigations may rest with pathologists, medical examiners, or coroners, & there is little training available in the best procedures for handling these crucial & sensitive tasks. These guidelines were developed to help fill this gap. By adhering to these standards, death investigators can arrive at the truth about a suspicious death, & families & friends
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Author: Kārlis Osis
Publisher: Hastingshouse/Daytrips Publ.
Keywords: death, life, evidence, new, hour
Number of Pages: 282
Published: 1997-03-25
ISBN-10: 0803893868
ISBN-13: 9780803893863

Presents the results of a four-year study of fifty thousand terminally-ill patients, describing the visions and elevated moods experienced just before death
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Author: Paula Gardner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hispanic, origin, race, sex, causes, death, leading
Number of Pages: 82
Published: 1996-06
ISBN-10: 0788145355
ISBN-13: 9780788145353

Presents leading cause of death data using alternative age classifications. Rankings are shown separately for white, black, and Hispanic males and females. Ranking procedures include effects of age aggregation on ranking and effects of alternative age aggregations. Tables cover: deaths and death rates for the 10 leading causes of death; list of 72 selected causes of death; ranking of diseases of heart by alternative age groupings (AAG); ranking of HIV infection by AAG; and the effect of different age aggregations on ranking of malignant neoplasms, accidents, cerebrovascular diseases, diabetes,
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Author: Paula Gardner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: origin, united, states, hispanic, race, causes, death, sex, leading
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 1996-03
ISBN-10: 0840605137
ISBN-13: 9780840605139

Presents leading cause of death data using alternative age classifications. Rankings are shown separately for white, black, and Hispanic males and females. Ranking procedures include effects of age aggregation on ranking and effects of alternative age aggregations. Tables cover: deaths and death rates for the 10 leading causes of death; list of 72 selected causes of death; ranking of diseases of heart by alternative age groupings (AAG); ranking of HIV infection by AAG; and the effect of different age aggregations on ranking of malignant neoplasms, accidents, cerebrovascular diseases, diabetes,
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Author: Arialdi M. Mimino
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: data, preliminary, deaths
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2011-04-01
ISBN-10: 1437944280
ISBN-13: 9781437944280

This report presents preliminary U.S. data on deaths, death rates, life expectancy, leading causes of death, and infant mortality for 2008 by selected characteristics such as age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin. Data in this report are based on death records comprising more than 99 percent of the demographic and medical files for all deaths in the U.S. in 2008. The records are weighted to independent control counts for 2008. For certain causes of death such as unintentional injuries, homicides, suicides, drug-induced deaths, and sudden infant death syndrome, preliminary and final data may diff
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Author: E. Lynn Jenkins
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: national, state, profiles, surveillance, decade, injuries, workers, fatal
Number of Pages: 412
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788135619
ISBN-13: 9780788135613

Extensive statistics on death from work-related injuries, which is a major public health problem. Contents: methods (death certificates; occupation, industry, and cause of death coding; employment data; mapping; years of potential life lost); results (gender, race, and age groups; cause of death; industry divisions; occupation divisions; distribution and fatality rates by state); discussion; and references. The majority of this report contains state-specific analyses of fatal injuries. Extensive charts, tables and graphs. Comprehensive!
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Author: Gregory D. Kutz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: treatment, schools, centers, congressional, testimony, private, public, selected, restraints, cases, death, abuse, seclusions
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437917690
ISBN-13: 9781437917697

There have been allegations of death and abuse at residential programs for troubled teens. For ex., one report on the use of restraints and seclusions in schools documented cases where students were pinned to the floor for hours at a time, handcuffed, locked in closets, and subjected to other acts of violence. In some cases, this abuse resulted in death. This testimony: (1) provides an overview of seclusions and restraint laws applicable to children in public and private schools; (2) verified whether allegations of student death and abuse from the use of these methods are widespread; and (3) e
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