Embalming History, Theory, and Practice

ISBN-10: 0071741399
ISBN-13: 9780071741392
Edition: 5th 2012
Authors: Robert Mayer
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Book details

List price: $138.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/22/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 752
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.708
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Theory and Practice of Embalming
Embalming: Social, Psychological, Ethical, and Regulatory Considerations
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
The Origin and History of Embalming
Restorative art and Mortuary Cosmetology
Restorative Art
Restorative Art--Part 1
Restorative Art--Part 2
Restorative Art--Part 3--Mortuary Cosmetology
History of Modern Restorative Art, Edward C. Johnson, Gail R. Johnson, and Melissa J. Williams
Selected Readings and GLOSSARY
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 1996
Identification: An Essential Part of What We Do
The Mathematics of Embalming Chemistry: Part I. A Critical Evaluation of "One-Bottle" Embalming Chemical Claims
The Measurement of Formaldehyde Retention in the Tissues of Embalmed Bodies
The Two-Year Fix: Long-Term Preservation for Delayed Viewing
Occupational Exposure to Formaldehyde in Mortuaries
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Formaldehyde (Is It Good or Is It Evil?)
The Preparation Room: Ventilation
Risk of Infection and Tracking Work-related Infectious Diseases in the Funeral Industry
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: A Comprehensive Guide for Healthcare Personnel, Section 3--Information for Embalmers
Hepatitis from A to G
The Increase in MRSA and VRE
The Antimicrobial Activity of Embalming Chemicals and Topical Disinfectants on the Microbial Flora of Human Remains
The Microbiologic Evaluation and Enumeration of Postmortem Specimens from Human Remains
Professional Hair Care for Human Remains
Fountain's Method of Management Techniques for the Eyes
Enhance Emaciated Features Arterially Using Split Injection and Restricted Drainage
Embalming--United Kingdom and European
The Art of Embalming and its Purpose
Glossary
Index

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