Mortality of the Medical and other Professions with Special Reference to Heart Diseaserequired on death certificates to specify the primary or underlying cause of death as that condition ... E. A. Lew gives additional evidence  on the care to be exercised in accepting coronary artery disease ...
Description: A paper analyzing cause of death population statistics. Discussion of sources of reporting data with respect to both occupation at death and cause of death especially when there are multiple causes. In the present paper the writer attributes much of the confusion in medical literature on mortality trends to the emphases placed on coronary disease as a cause of death. However, regarding the group of diseases known on the North American Continent as cardiovascular-renal disease the author establishes that the medical and other professions do experience a definitely higher mortality from this disease. Followed by 2 discussion papers submittedHide
- Authors: Robert C Tookey, Edward A. Lew, Arthur Pedoe
- Date: Mar 1963
- Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
- Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
- Topics: Experience Studies & Data>Mortality