Physicians' Pocket Reference to the International List of Causes of Death (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1931 - Death - 55 pages
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Page 10 - 87. Other diseases of the nervous system. (a) Neuralgia and neuritis. (6) Other diseases of the nervous system^ 88. Diseases of the organs of vision. 89. Diseases of the ear and of the mastoid process. (a) Diseases of the ear. (6) Diseases of the mastoid process. VII.—DISEASES OF THE CIRCULATORY
Page 29 - congestion" either alone or in combination is unsatisfactory. If the disease amounted to inflammation, use the proper term (lobar pneumonia, chronic nephritis, enteritis, etc.); merely passive congestion should not be reported as a cause of death. State the primary cause. See "Fever." State the cause and do not use
Page 33 - Pneumonia," without qualification, is indefinite; it should be clearly stated either as bronchopneumonia or lobar pneumonia. If bronchopneumonia, always state whether primary or secondary. The term "croupous pneumonia" is also clear. The term "typhoid pneumonia" should never be employed, as it may mean either enteric fever (typhoid fever) with pulmonary
Page 26 - (It is understood that the term criticized is in the exact form given below, without further explanation or qualification.) 'Abscess," "Abscess of brain," "Abscess of lung," etc. "Accident," "Injury,
Page 31 - DEATH Too often used for deaths of elderly persons who succumbed to a definite disease. Name the disease causing death. These are names of surgical procedure and not of diseases. Name the disease, abnormal condition, or form of external violence (means of death; accidental, suicidal, or homicidal), for which the operation was performed. If death was due to an anesthetic, state that
Page 6 - GENERAL DISEASES 56. Acute rheumatic fever. 57. Chronic rheumatism, osteoarthritis. 58. Gout. 59. Diabetes mellitus. 60. Scurvy. 61. Beriberi. 62. Pellagra. 63. Rickets. 64. Osteomalacia. 65. Diseases of the pituitary body. 66. Diseases of the thyroid and
Page 31 - Name the disease, abnormal condition, or form of external violence (means of death; accidental, suicidal, or homicidal), for which the operation was performed. If death was due to an anesthetic,
Page 32 - to tuberculosis or cancer. When traumatic, report means of injury and whether accidental, suicidal, or homicidal. State the cause, as lobar pneumonia, acute rheumatism, tuberculosis, traumatism.
Page 33 - croupous pneumonia" is also clear. The term "typhoid pneumonia" should never be employed, as it may mean either enteric fever (typhoid fever) with pulmonary
Page 14 - state. XII.—DISEASES OF THE SKIN AND CELLULAR TISSUE 151. Furuncle, carbuncle. 152. Phlegmon, acute abscess. 153. Other diseases of the skin and annexa, and of

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