Death to Dust: What Happens to Dead Bodies?

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Galen Press, 2001 - Social Science - 821 pages
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In our culture, we rarely speak about death -- partly because it is seen as a sort of pornography, shrouded in indecency and immersed in taboos; and partly because we know so little about it. Yet nearly everyone at some point has questions about what happens after death. At long last, here is a book to answer many of those questions: What physical changes occur to a dead body?

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Review: Death to Dust: What Happens to Dead Bodies

User Review  - Sascha - Goodreads

This is one of the most incredibly complete books on death and the disposition of human bodies I have ever read. It is incredibly readable, filled with more information than I thought I was even ... Read full review

Review: Death to Dust: What Happens to Dead Bodies

User Review  - Todd - Goodreads

Glenn and I red this book several years ago and we still talk about it. This is a fascinating book. Read full review

Contents

Dying to Know Introduction
3
Projected U S Population and Deaths
4
Findings in all Patients in Persistent and Permanent
25
Copyright

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Kenneth V. Iserson, MD, MBA, FACEP, FAAEM, is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Dr Iserson is the medical director of the Southern Arizona Rescue Association and a supervisory physician with Arizona's Disaster Medical Assistance Team.

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