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Summary of Policies Concerning Death in UWHC Facilities

Summary of Policies Concerning Death in UWHC Facilities - Departments & Programs, UW Hospital and Clinics, Legal Services, Guidance Documents

Focus

When a patient dies in UWHC facilities, it is important that the proper procedures be followed to demonstrate respect for the deceased, address the immediate needs of the family and comply with legal requirements. 

Use the following navigation for excerpts from applicable UWHC policies.