Effectiveness of training interventions to improve quality of medical certification of cause of death: systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract Background Valid cause of death data are essential for health policy formation. The quality of medical certification of cause of death (MCCOD) by physicians directly affects the utility of cause of death data for public policy and hospital management. Whilst training in correct certificatio...

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Main Authors: U. S. H. Gamage, Pasyodun Koralage Buddhika Mahesh, Jesse Schnall, Lene Mikkelsen, John D. Hart, Hafiz Chowdhury, Hang Li, Deirdre McLaughlin, Alan D. Lopez
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-12-01
Series:BMC Medicine
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-020-01840-2