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Embalming : history, theory, and practice / Robert G. Mayer.

By: Mayer, Robert G.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: WA844 .M39 2012Publication: New York : Mcgraw-Hill Medical, c2012Edition: 5th ed.Description: xx, 728 p. : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9780071741392; 0071741399.Subject(s): Embalming
Contents:
Embalming : social, psychological, ethical, and regulatory standards -- Fundamentals of embalming -- Personal health and regulatory standards -- The preparation room -- Death, agonal, and postmortem changes -- Embalming chemicals -- Use of embalming chemicals -- Anatomical considerations -- Embalming vessel sites and selections -- Embalming analysis -- Preparation of the body prior to arterial injection -- Injection and drainage techniques -- Distribution and diffusion of arterial solution -- Cavity embalming -- Treatments after arterial injection -- General body considerations -- Preparation of autopsied bodies -- Preparation of organ and tissue donors -- Delayed embalming -- Discolorations -- Moisture considerations -- Vascular considerations -- Effect of drugs on the embalming process -- Selected conditions -- Embalming for delayed viewing, re-embalming of the body, embalming for shipping, and shipped-in bodies.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Embalming : social, psychological, ethical, and regulatory standards -- Fundamentals of embalming -- Personal health and regulatory standards -- The preparation room -- Death, agonal, and postmortem changes -- Embalming chemicals -- Use of embalming chemicals -- Anatomical considerations -- Embalming vessel sites and selections -- Embalming analysis -- Preparation of the body prior to arterial injection -- Injection and drainage techniques -- Distribution and diffusion of arterial solution -- Cavity embalming -- Treatments after arterial injection -- General body considerations -- Preparation of autopsied bodies -- Preparation of organ and tissue donors -- Delayed embalming -- Discolorations -- Moisture considerations -- Vascular considerations -- Effect of drugs on the embalming process -- Selected conditions -- Embalming for delayed viewing, re-embalming of the body, embalming for shipping, and shipped-in bodies.

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