ULCD

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ULCDUnited Laotian Community Development, Inc. (est. 1994; California)
ULCDunderlying cause of death
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In some cases, where the cause of death was uncertain, a final underlying cause of death was arrived at through joint review by the study physician and the principal investigator.
ALL deaths in West Virginia in which the underlying cause of death is an external cause (injury) MUST be reported to the local coroner or to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, no matter the time interval between the external event and the death.
Three (8%) decedents had the underlying cause of death coded as pneumoconiosis due to other dust containing silica (J62.
The analysis was based on death attributed to the underlying cause of death as it was reported on death certificates and published in the Report of Public Health Statistics.
The certifier should report the sequence of events leading to the death in Part I, with the underlying cause of death on the lowest used line and the immediate cause on line 1(a).
In certificates which gave staphylococcal infection as the underlying cause of death, the proportion mentioning MRSA rose from eight per cent in 1993 to 44 per cent in 1998.
On 194,389 of the death certificates, pulmonary embolism was listed as the underlying cause of death.
dagger]) Alzheimer's disease (G30) was listed as the underlying cause of death based on the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10).
The bug was found to be the underlying cause of death in 118 of these cases.
Of these, eight were identified as having MRSA as an underlying cause of death, down from 14 the previous year.
Even with the observed improvement, nearly a third of the deaths in 2008 had the underlying cause of death certified as a garbage cause.
5% lower than in 2007, when the number of cases where the bug was recorded as the underlying cause of death peaked at 8,324.