Post Mortem

A Post Mortem is the pathological examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death.

Description

A Post Mortem is a CLINICAL INTERVENTION.

A Post Mortem  is the pathological examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death.

A Post Mortem may include post-mortem examination of a viable new born fetus but excludes dissection of a pre-viable fetus.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Post Mortems

Where Used

Type Link How used
Attribute CLINICAL INTERVENTION TYPE references in description Post Mortem
Data Element PARENTAL CONSENT TO POST MORTEM INDICATOR references in description Post Mortem
Attribute PARENTAL CONSENT TO POST MORTEM INDICATOR references in description Post Mortem
Attribute POST MORTEM CARRIED OUT INDICATOR references in description Post Mortem
Data Element POST MORTEM CARRIED OUT INDICATOR references in description Post Mortem
Data Element POST MORTEM CONFIRMED NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS DIAGNOSIS INDICATOR references in description Post Mortem
Attribute POST MORTEM CONFIRMED NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS DIAGNOSIS INDICATOR references in description Post Mortem
NHS Business Definition Pathology Department references in description Post Mortem
NHS Business Definition Post Mortem references in description Post Mortem