# 004 Death Pronouncement in the Hospital, 2nd ed
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Medical College of Wisconsin (EPERC)
Background: Physicians traditionally have little formal training in examining patients to determine death, notifying families, and in recording proper documentation. This Fast Fact reviews key steps in the death pronouncement and notification process. See also Fast Facts #76, 77 on telephone notification of death.
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