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Embalming history, theory, and practice

Embalming history, theory, and practice

Author: Robert G Mayer
Publisher: New York [u.a.] Mc-Graw-Hill 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5. edView all editions and formats

Focuses on the art and science of embalming. This title covers the long history of embalming, explains embalming theory, and describes practice, including the advanced trends. It includes coverage  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert G Mayer
ISBN: 9780071741392 0071741399
OCLC Number: 1073523706
Description: XX, 728 S., [6] Bl. Ill., graph. Darst.
Contents: ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgmentsPART I. THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OFEMBALMINGSection I:1. Embalming: Social, Psychological, Ethical, andRegulatory Considerations2. Fundamentals of Embalming3. Personal Health and Regulatory Standards4. The Preparation Room5. Death--Agonal and Postmortem Changes6. Embalming Chemicals7. Use of Embalming Chemicals8. Anatomical Considerations9. Embalming Vessel Sites and Selections10. Embalming Analysis11. Preparation of the Body Prior to Arterial Injection12. Injection and Drainage Techniques13. Distribution and Diffusion of Arterial Solution14. Cavity Embalming15. Treatments after Arterial Injection16. General Body Considerations17. Preparation of Autopsied Bodies18. Preparation of Organ and Tissue Donors19. Delayed Embalming20. Discolorations21. Moisture Considerations22. Vascular Considerations23. Effect of Drugs on the Embalming Process24. Selected Conditions25. Embalming for Delayed Viewing, Re-embalming of the Body, Embalming for Shipping, and Shipped-In BodiesSection II. The Origin and History of Embalming, Edward C. Johnson, Gail R. Johnson, and Melissa JohnsonPART II. RESTORATIVE ART AND MORTUARY COSMETOLOGYSection I. Restorative ArtRestorative Art--Part 1Restorative Art--Part 2Restorative Art--Part 3--Mortuary CosmetologySection II. History of Modern Restorative Art, Edward C. Johnson, Gail R. Johnson, and Melissa J. WilliamsPART III. SELECTED READINGS AND GLOSSARYSECTION I. Selected Readings Summary of Guidelines Submitted to OSHA from the National Funeral Directors Association Committee on Infectious Disease (Summer, 1989)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 1996Identification: An Essential Part of What We DoThe Mathematics of Embalming Chemistry: Part I. A Critical Evaluation of "One-Bottle" Embalming Chemical ClaimsThe Measurement of Formaldehyde Retention in the Tissues of Embalmed BodiesThe Two-Year Fix: Long-Term Preservation for Delayed ViewingOccupational Exposure to Formaldehyde in MortuariesThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Formaldehyde (Is It Good or Is It Evil?)The Preparation Room: VentilationRisk of Infection and Tracking Work-related Infectious Diseases in the Funeral IndustryCreutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: A Comprehensive Guide for Healthcare Personnel, Section 3--Information for EmbalmersHepatitis from A to GThe Increase in MRSA and VREThe Antimicrobial Activity of Embalming Chemicals and Topical Disinfectants on the Microbial Flora of Human RemainsThe Microbiologic Evaluation and Enumeration of Postmortem Specimens from Human RemainsProfessional Hair Care for Human RemainsFountain's Method of Management Techniques for the EyesEnhance Emaciated Features Arterially Using Split Injection and Restricted DrainageEmbalming--United Kingdom and EuropeanThe Art of Embalming and its PurposeSection II. GlossaryIndex
Responsibility: Robert G. Mayer.
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