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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User Review  - Caoilinn Hayden - Goodreads

I mean very detailed answering of any question you may have. embalming, organ procurement, autopsy you name it! Read full review

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Comprehensive. So many questions answered, many I never thought to ask. Read full review


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

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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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