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09:46 Apr 29, 2008
English to English translations [PRO] Medical - Medical: Health Care / Death certificate
English term or phrase:I (a) Stroke
I'm hoping someone can find an explanation for this "I (a)" bit. It comes up in a UK death certificate, under "Cause of death", as follows:
"8. Cause of death
I (a) Stroke
Certified by [Doctor's name] MD"
Then follows point 9.
Although the scan isn't 100%, I'm pretty sure the I is an I not a 1.
kmtext: Yes, it appears you're right. I didn't think it would be part of a list, cause I thought there's normally just one cause of death, and only one was mentioned. But I just found this on a death certificate online:
1. Death certification
(As stated on death certificate)
a) Place of death ____________________________________
b) Cause of death I (a) __________________________
c) Cause of death I (b) __________________________
d) Cause of death I (c) __________________________
e) Cause of death II ____________________________
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i (a) stroke
Explanation: There may have been more than one possible primary cause of death, which could have been listed as I (a), I (b) etc.
kmtext United Kingdom Local time: 23:22 Works in field Native speaker of: English, Gaelic PRO pts in category: 8
Spot on! Thanks again.
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