Deceased Subjects

 

History:

 

 

Definitions:

 

 

Patient meets criteria for discontinuation or has injuries incompatible with life ?

 

 

 

 

Natural death scene ?

 

 

 

Patient released by Coroner ?

 

 

 

 

 

Unnatural, questionable or traumatic death scene ?

 

  1. Contact Coroner and Law Enforcement
  2. Leave the immediate area without disturbing the scene
  3. Do not move or reposition the body after the initial assessment
  4. Secure the scene as much as practical

 

 

PEARLS: