Manual of the International List of Causes of Death: Based on the Second Decennial Revision by the Internaional Commission, Paris, July 1 to 3, 1909

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913 - Death - 307 pages
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Page 32 - Cysts and other tumors of the ovary 132. Salpingitis and other diseases of the female genital organs 133. Nonpuerperal diseases of the breast (cancer excepted) VII.
Page 30 - III. DISEASES OF THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM. 77. Pericarditis. 78. Acute endocarditis. 79. Organic diseases of the heart. 80. Angina pectoris. 81. Diseases of the arteries, atheroma, aneurism, etc. 82. Embolism and thrombosis. 83. Diseases of the veins (varices, hemorrhoids, phlebitis, etc.).
Page 7 - Death is most remarkable. It can be explained only by the fact that there was a widely recognized need for national and international uniformity of classification, and that the system proposed met fairly well the demands of registration offices and of the users of mortality statistics and proved capable of progressive development as those demands changed with the advance of medical knowledge. As late as 1893 no two countries in the world employed precisely the same forms and methods for the statistical...
Page 41 - Cerebral hemorrhage, report the primary cause. " Whenever this condition occurs — either as a consequence of Hernia, Perforating ulcer of the stomach or bowel [Typhoid fever?], Appendicitis, or] Metritis (puerperal or otherwise), or else as an extension of morbid processes from other organs [Name the disease], the fact should be mentioned in the certificate.
Page 44 - Meeting of the Conference of State and Provincial Boards of Health of North America will be held in Detroit, Michigan, August 9, 10, and n, 1898. The " Quarter- Centennial Celebration of the Establishment of the Michigan State Board of Health " will be in progress at the above named time.
Page 30 - Other chronic occupation poisonings. 59. Other chronic poisonings. II. DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND OF THE ORGANS OF SPECIAL SENSE.
Page 17 - If one of the two diseases is an immediate and frequent complication of the other, the death should be classified under the head of the primary disease.
Page 40 - Indefinite; the principle of classification for general mortality statistics is not the lesion but (1) the nature of the violence that produced it (Accidental, Suicidal, Homicidal), and (2) the Means of injury. Frequently worthless as a statement of the actual cause of death; the terms should not be loosely used to cover almost any fatal affection with irritation of stomach.
Page 15 - Among the great ends of such a uniform Nomenclature must be reckoned that of fixing definitely, for all places, the things about which medical observation is exercised, and of forming a steady basis upon which medical experience may be safely built.
Page 44 - The nosological arrangement of the tables of deaths in this report is what is known as the International Classification of Causes of Death, adopted by the United States Census Office for the compilation of mortality statistics, and the nomenclature is printed at the end of this report. This subject is further treated in the editorial observations. The rule adopted in the report of 1891, restricting the exhibition of...

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