What is a nurse’s role in verification and certification of death?
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What is a nurse’s role in verification and certification of death?

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

The legal obligations and processes related to a patient’s death, and how to minimise distress for bereaved relatives

When a patient dies, it is important that nurses understand their role in the verification and certification of death, and the legal implications of this.

Nursing Standard. 37, 6, 55-56. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.6.55.s20

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