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Embalming: History, Theory, and Practice, Fourth Edition

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9780071439503

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0071439501
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Pub. Date:
11/9/2005
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MCG
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Summary

There is no other book on the subject that is as complete and up-to-date in its coverage of the art and science of embalming, restorative arts, and mortuary cosmetology for students and practitioners. Known throughout the industry as the authority and complete reference on the history, theory, practice, and technique of embalming, this new Fourth Edition represents a thorough guide to traditional practice as well as new trends.

Table of Contents

Foreword xv
Preface xvii
Acknowledgments xix
PART I. THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF EMBALMING
1(498)
Section I
Embalming: Social, Psychological, Ethical, and Regulatory Considerations
3(22)
Fundamentals of Embalming
25(16)
Personal, Public Health, and Regulatory Considerations
41(26)
Technical Orientation of Embalming
67(36)
Death---Agonal and Preembalming Changes
103(16)
Embalming Chemicals
119(16)
Use of Embalming Chemicals
135(14)
Anatomical Considerations
149(14)
Embalming Vessel Sites and Selections
163(22)
Embalming Analysis
185(14)
Preparation of the Body Prior to Arterial Injection
199(28)
Injection and Drainage Techniques
227(18)
Distribution and Diffusion of Arterial Solution
245(22)
Cavity Embalming
267(16)
Preparation of the Body After Arterial Injection
283(16)
General Body Considerations
299(18)
Preparation of Autopsied Bodies
317(18)
Preparation of Organ and Tissue Donors
335(16)
Delayed Embalming
351(14)
Discolorations
365(24)
Moisture Considerations
389(18)
Vascular Considerations
407(10)
Effect of Drugs on the Embalming Process
417(10)
Selected Conditions
427(16)
Embalming for Delayed Viewing, Reembalming of the Body, Embalming for Shipping
443(14)
Section II. The Origin and History of Embalming
457(42)
Edward C. Johnson
Gail R. Johnson
Melissa Johnson
PART II. RESTORATIVE ART AND MORTUARY COSMETOLOGY
499(108)
Section I. Restorative Art
501(56)
Restorative Art---Part 1
501(14)
Restorative Art---Part 2
515(42)
Section II. Mortuary Cosmetology
557(32)
C. Richard Sanders
Preliminary Procedures
557(8)
Cosmetic Application
565(17)
Cosmetizing the Hands
582(3)
Discolorations
585(4)
Section III. History of Modern Restorative Art
589(18)
Edward C. Johnson
Gail R. Johnson
Melissa J. Williams
PART III. SELECTED READINGS AND GLOSSARY
607(110)
Section I. Selected Readings
609(78)
Summary of Guidelines Submitted to OSHA from the National Funeral Directors Association Committee on Infectious Disease (Summer, 1989)
609(4)
Armed Services Specification for Mortuary Services (Care of Remains of Deceased Personnel and Regular and Port of Entry Requirements for Caskets and Shipping Cases). Appendix D, Federal Acquisition Regulation AR 638-2.9, February 1996
613(5)
Identification: An Essential Part of What We Do
618(3)
The Mathematics of Embalming Chemistry: Part I. A Critical Evaluation of ``One-Bottle'' Embalming Chemical Claims
621(3)
The Measurement of Formaldehyde Retention in the Tissues of Embalmed Bodies
624(3)
The Two Year Fix: Long-Term Preservation for Delayed Viewing
627(3)
Occupational Exposure to Formaldehyde in Mortuaries
630(5)
Formaldehyde Vapor Emission Study in Embalming Rooms
635(1)
Reported Studies on Effects of Formaldehyde Exposure
636(2)
The Preparation Room: Ventilation
638(2)
Final Report on Literature Search on the Infectious Nature of Dead Bodies for the Embalming Chemical Manufacturers Association, September 1, 1968
640(3)
Dangers of Infection
643(2)
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: A Comprehensive Guide for Healthcare Personnel Section 3---Information for Embalmers
645(12)
Hepatitis from A to G
657(2)
The Increase in MRSA and VRE
659(2)
The Antimicrobial Activity of Embalming Chemicals and Topical Disinfectants on the Microbial Flora of Human Remains
661(3)
The Microbiologic Evaluation and Enumeration of Postmortem Specimens from Human Remains
664(2)
Recommendation for Prevention of HIV Transmission in Health-Care Settings
666(7)
Can Magnesium Sulfate Be Safely Used to Rid the Body of Fluid in the Lower Extremities?
673(1)
Major Body Elevation as a Technique for the Reduction of Swelling in the Faces and Hands of Embalmed Bodies
674(2)
Fountain's Method of Management Techniques for the Eyes
676(6)
Enhance Emaciated Features Arterially Using Split Injection and Restricted Drainage
682(1)
Embalming---United Kingdom and European
683(4)
Section II. Glossary
687(30)
Index 717


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