Death certificates and archaic medical terms / Helen V. Smith.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield||IC 929.1 Smith (Text)||31208912283548||local history & genealogy||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780980874624
- Physical Description: 36 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Publisher: Modbury, SA : Unlock the Past, 2011.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Introduction -- 1. Evolution of death certificates -- 2. Occupational causes of death -- 3. Classifications of causes of death -- 4. Comparison of death certificates -- 5. Obtaining death certificates -- 6. Further avenues of research -- 7. Glossary of some archaic medical terms -- Index.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Death certificates are an important document in family research, both to 'kill off' our ancestors and to determine their cause of death... 'Death Certificates and Archaic Medical Terms' examines the history and evolution of death certificates... It also gives meanings to a number of archaic terms found on death certificates such as cachexia, breakbone fever, byssinosis, coeliac passion, dipsomania, inanition and Potter's Rot." -- P. 4 of cover.
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|Subject:||Death Certificates > history.
Cause of Death.
Terminology as Topic.