Embalming: History, Theory, and Practice

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  • Copyright: 1990-06-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents

The Theory and Practice of Embalmingp. 1
Fundamentals of Embalming: Legal Aspects, Methods, and Order of Embalmingp. 3
Professional Performance Standardsp. 27
Environment and Personal Health Considerationsp. 37
Technical Orientation of Embalmingp. 51
Death - Agonal and Preembalming Changesp. 85
Embalming Chemicalsp. 109
Use of Embalming Chemicalsp. 127
Anatomical Considerationsp. 143
Embalming Vessel Sites and Selectionsp. 157
Embalming Analysisp. 179
Preparation of the Body Prior to Arterial Injectionp. 191
Distribution and Diffusion of Arterial Solutionp. 215
Injection and Drainage Techniquesp. 235
Cavity Embalmingp. 253
Preparation of the Body After Arterial Injectionp. 269
Age and General Body Considerationsp. 285
Preparation of Autopsied Bodiesp. 303
Preparation of Bodies of Organ Donorsp. 319
Delayed Embalmingp. 333
Discolorationsp. 347
Moisture Considerationsp. 369
Vascular Considerationsp. 385
Effect of Drugs on the Embalming Processp. 393
Selected Conditionsp. 403
The Origin and History of Embalming and History of Modern Restorative Artp. 419
Glossaryp. 479
Selected Readingsp. 495
The Mathematics of Embalming Chemistry: Part I. A Critical Evaluation of "One-Bottle" Embalming Chemical Claimsp. 497
Final Report on Literature Search on the Infectious Nature of Dead Bodies for the Embalming Chemical Manufacturers Association, September 1, 1968p. 499
Multiple Death Disaster Response Handbookp. 502
Occupational Exposure to Formaldehyde in Mortuariesp. 507
Formaldehyde Vapor Emission Study in Embalming Roomsp. 511
Reported Studies on Effects of Formaldehyde Exposurep. 512
Dangers of Infectionp. 514
In-Use Evaluation of Glutaraldehyde as a Preservative-Disinfectant in Embalmingp. 516
The Antimicrobial Activity of Embalming Chemicals and Topical Disinfectants on the Microbial Flora of Human Remainsp. 519
The Microbiologic Evaluation and Enumeration of Postmortem Specimens from Human Remainsp. 522
Recommendations for Prevention of HIV Transmission in Health-Care Settingsp. 525
CDCs Universal Precautions in the Context of Medical Waste Managementp. 532
Can Magnesium Sulfate Be Safely Used to Rid the Body of Fluid in the Lower Extremities?p. 534
Indexp. 537
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