Kwan, J. W. and Allen, S. C., 2006. Audit of the Accuracy of Documenting Pneumonia as the Primary Cause of Death on Death Certificates. Age and Ageing, 35 (S3), i8-i30.
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Death certificates should contain accurate information about the cause(s) of death. In the UK, pneumonia is reported as the primary cause of death (PCoD) in 10% of patients >85 years old, and as a contributory cause of death in 25%. We explored the accuracy of documenting pneumonia as the PCoD.
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