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Cause of Death MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cause of Death
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.308.985.550.250
N01.224.935.698.100
N06.850.505.400.975.550.250
N06.850.520.308.985.550.250
Unique ID
D002423
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002423
Annotation
note categories; do not use for cause of death in every clinical case; restrict to cause of death as an epidemiological consideration: "mortality by cause of death", "certification of cause of death"; probably IM in such cases; coord NIM with specific disease /‌mortal (IM); specify geog if pertinent
Scope Note
Factors which produce cessation of all vital bodily functions. They can be analyzed from an epidemiologic viewpoint.
Entry Term(s)
Causes of Death
Previous Indexing
Mortality (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note
88
History Note
88
Date Established
1988/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/05/13
Revision Date
2017/06/30

Allowable Qualifiers
Cause of Death Preferred
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