Death Pronunciation


Progress Note::
I was called by nurse as Pt. was said to have stopped breathing.  
- No response to verbal/painful stimuli.
- Pupils are fixed and dilated.  
- No heart tones or breath sounds on auscultation.
- EEG isoelectric for 30 minutes

Impression: death
Time of death:

 


Orders (ON YELLOW SHEET):  
Family may transfer body to funeral home of choice. Death certificate to attending physician (Name of attending physician).
 
NOTE: Death Summary dictation same as discharge dictation not as in depth because no effect on pt care.