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Table 1 Cause of death statement of a death certificate with examples

From: Errors in cause-of-death statement on death certificates in intensive care unit of Kathmandu, Nepal

Cause of death
Part I
(ICOD) a) Acute renal failure due to or as consequences of:
  b) Hyperosmolar non-ketotic coma due to or as consequences of:
(UCOD) c) Diabetic mellitus Type 2
Part II
(OSC) Hypertension, Chronic bronchitis