Embalming History, Theory, and Practice
Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)
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Description: 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.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $120.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Publication date: 11/9/2005
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
|The theory and practice of embalming|
|Embalming : social, psychological, ethical, and regulatory considerations|
|Fundamentals of embalming|
|Personal, public health, and regulatory considerations|
|Technical orientation of embalming|
|Death - agonal and preembalming changes|
|Use of embalming chemicals|
|Embalming vessel sites and selections|
|Preparation of the body prior to arterial injection|
|Injection and drainage techniques|
|Distribution and diffusion of arterial solution|
|Preparation of the body after arterial injection|
|General body considerations|
|Preparation of autopsied bodies|
|Preparation of organ and tissue donors|
|Effect of drugs on the embalming process|
|Embalming for delayed viewing, reembalming of the body, embalming for shipping|
|The origin and history of embalming|
|Restorative art and mortuary cosmetology|
|History of modern restorative art|
|Selected readings and glossary|