This handbook on filling out provincial “medical certifications of death” and “medical certificates of stillbirth” has been prepared by the British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency, Knowledge Management and Technology Division, Ministry of Health Services. It is a reference for British Columbia’s many physicians and coroners, and includes explanations about the kinds of information required by the Vital Statistics Agency.
This handbook is a guide for physicians and coroners on completing and submitting the province’s “Medical Certification of Death” and “Medical Certificate of Stillbirth” forms. Information from certifications of death is ultimately recorded, coded and processed by the British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency.
The handbook is a 2004 revision.
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