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Title Embalming : history, theory, and practice / Sharon L. Gee-Mascarello ; with a foreword by Robert G. Mayer.
Publication Info. New York : McGraw-Hill, [2022]
Edition Sixth edition.

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 Purdy-Kresge Library Oversize  GT 3340 .G44 2022    MISSING
 Undergraduate Library Reserves  GT 3340 .G44 2022    CHECKED IN
Description xx, 500 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Preceded by Embalming / Robert G. Mayer. 5th ed. c2012.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Origins of embalming and reverent care of the dead -- 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 age 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 -- Viewing without embalming, delayed viewing, re-embalming, and human remains shipping.
Summary "This book covers embalming as no other book ever has and is useful as a teaching text, historical, or technical reference for the funeral service practitioner or the lay reader"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Embalming.
Embalming (DNLM)D004615
Embalming. (OCoLC)fst00908260
Added Author Preceded by (work): Mayer, Robert G. Embalming.
Added Title Faculty Publication.
Related To Online version: Gee-Mascarello, Sharon L. Embalming Sixth edition. New York : McGraw Hill Education, [2022] 9781260010084 (DLC) 2021026532
ISBN 9781260010077 hardcover
1260010074 hardcover
9781260010084 electronic book
OCLC # 1258042346
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