Coordinating the Death Notification Process : The Roles of the Emergency Room Social Worker and Physician Following a Sudden Death

@inproceedings{Kaul2001CoordinatingTD,
  title={Coordinating the Death Notification Process : The Roles of the Emergency Room Social Worker and Physician Following a Sudden Death},
  author={Rachel E. Kaul},
  year={2001}
}
101 Unexpected deaths resulting from motor vehicle accidents, cardiac arrest, violence, and trauma are the number one killers for persons under 37 years of age. Many of these deaths occur while the patient is en route to the hospital, or while being treated in the emergency room. Traumatic deaths are particularly devastating to family members left behind. Developing a protocol for the death notification process in the emergency room in which the social worker coordinates the process can address… CONTINUE READING