Embalming: History, Theory, and Practice, Sixth Edition 6th Edition by Sharon Gee-Mascarello (Author)

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Description

The most complete and up-to-date text on the art and science of embalming

This new edition of the trusted classic delivers the most current information on the art and science of embalming, restorative art, and mortuary cosmetology. The authors give special attention to creating a safe working environment, from the standpoint of ergonomics, personal hygiene, and the use of embalming chemicals. Expanded technical areas of the book help you prepare the body for viewing without using standard embalming chemicals.

Embalming: History, Theory, and Practice features thorough coverage of:

  • Legal, social, and technical considerations of embalming
  • Health and regulatory standards
  • Chemicals and methods
  • Specific conditions and causes of death that influence the type of embalming
  • Preparation of anatomical donors
  • Preparation of organ and tissue donors
  • Embalming for shipping

 

New to this edition:

 

  • All new color photographs
  • New chapter on the preparation of organ and tissue donors
  • Additional questions and terminology in each chapter
  • Updated information on instrumentation and OSHA material
  • Greater emphasis on the use of personal protective equipment
  • Alternative methods of body disposition

    Product details

    • Publisher ‏ : ‎ McGraw Hill / Medical; 6th edition (March 10, 2022)
    • Language ‏ : ‎ English
    • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 528 pages
    • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1260010074
    • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1260010077
    • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 1 year and up
    • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2.84 pounds
    • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.8 x 1.1 x 11.2 inches

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