Name Automated Verbal Autopsy
Source World Health Organization
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Description Automated verbal autopsy is the automated analysis of standardized questionnaires aimed at relatives of deceased persons. Many deaths worldwide remain undocumented. Knowing about it and about the causes can help to design better health policies and can identify diseases earlier. Verbal autopsy is a method of interviewing relatives of the deceased person about the circumstances of his death. A software can automatically analyze standardized questionnaires and give possible explanations for the death.
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    Created On 2014-04-12
    Updated On 2014-04-12
    Status Published