Chopping Up Granny

One of the real joys of visiting Dr Crippen’s blog is his knack of getting right to the bone of the issue

Most death certificates are no more than a doctor’s best guess as to cause of death. Some are works of speculative fiction. A death certificate usually means something like “I am sure the patient died of natural causes, probably of condition (…insert best guess here…) and there is nothing suspicious surrounding the death.