Certification of cause of death in patients dying soon after proximal femoral fracture. Mortality inferred from death certificates reflects coroners' practice, not the true mortality

BMJ. 1996 Oct 5;313(7061):879; author reply 879-80. doi: 10.1136/bmj.313.7061.879a.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Coroners and Medical Examiners*
  • Death Certificates*
  • Femoral Fractures / mortality*
  • Humans
  • United Kingdom / epidemiology