TITLE

Completing cremation forms: a practical guide

AUTHOR(S)
Proctor, Ian; Winstanley, Alison
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Aug2013 Supplement, pC114
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents guidelines to physicians regarding the completion of creamtion forms and states that before a dead body is to be cremated, doctors are supposed to complete a series of lengthy forms, known as "crem forms" in Great Britain. It discusses the role of a doctor in completing the cremation form completion process and also gives suggestions for answering several questions presented in the form. It also describes the process for body examination at mortuaries.
ACCESSION #
89799695

 

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