Cause,Mechanism,Manner of Death

Death is defined in different ways, but most say,”the end of life…”. The cause of death is the event that led to the person’s death. Mechanism of death, is the specific change in the body that brought about the cessation of life. The manner of death can be broken down in six ways. Natural: most common, Accidental, Suicidal, Homicidal, Undetermined, and Pending. These three terms are how death is classified.
Ex: A woman was in a head on collusion. The doctors were able to stabilize for three days. She suffers a stroke, heart attack, and liver diease. She was eventually put on a breathing machine. After a month her family decides to pull her off.
Cause:Physical Injury
Mechanism:Asphyxiation(lack of oxygen)
Manner:Accidental

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