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Embalm Art and Science of disinfecting and temporarily preserving and restoring
Arterial (vascular) embalming fluid injected into the body through vascular system.
Cavity Embalming direct treatment other than arterial embalming aspiration + injection
Hypodermic injection of chemical directly into the body
Surface(topical) direct contact of internal or external tissue with body chemicals
How embalming works Kills bacteria block receptors, enzymes, autolysis
Diffusion where fluid gain entry to cell
Thanalogy study of death and all aspects
Death irreversible sensation of all body function
Apparent death the cessation of all vital functions of the body including the heartbeat, brain activity (including the brain stem), and breathing.
Death Rattle Sound sometime made by dying caused by labor breathing through air passages blocked by mucous
Death struggle semi convulsive muscle movement
Agonal State period immediately before death
articulo mortis point of death
Human remains body of deceased include skeleton
Cadaver body embalmed in a special way for anatomical purposes
Cremated remains elements od dead body remaining after cremation
Corpse old legal term for a dead body
Mortality rate a ratio of number of death in a given time to a population of a given area
Morbidity rate a ratio specific disease over a given time to a given area
Somatic Death death of a whole organism
Clinical death heat beat and breathing stop but brain is still alive
Biologic death irrevocable death, follows clinical death
Modes of Somatic Death Starts by failure of one or more organ
Tripod of life Heart,Lung,brain
syncope death beginning at heart
como brain
Asphyxia Lungs
Cellular Death death of individual cells of the body
anoxia cause of cellular death, absence of oxygen
Necrobiosis antemortem cell death and their replacement by new cells of the same type
necrosis the pathological death of cells/tissues in a living body
slow sudden deaths of healthy people, cell death is
rapid deaths due to chronic diseases, cell death is
slow death of a young person, cell death is
slow cold environment cell death is
cyotoxic death to the cell
signs of death those sensible manifestations that indicate the absence of life in a human
decomposition the only reliable sign of death
7 signs of death 1) cessation of heartbeat/respiration, 2) algor mortis, 3) livor mortis, 4) rigor mortis, 5) dehydration, 6) changes in the eye, 7) decomp
how does the eye change in death eye clouds, cornea becomes milky, jelly of eye begins to evaporate
5 signs of decomp 1) green color (LRQuadrant), 2) skin slip, 3) purge, 4) gas buildup, 5) odor
test for death any procedure used to prove a sign of death
expert test those tests for death for which medical instruments are necessary
5 expert tests for death 1) stethoscope, 2) opthalmascope, 3) electroencephalograph, 4) electrocardiograph, 5) dye injection
inexpert tests those tests for death which do not require specific training
4 inexpert tests for death 1) heartbeat/respiration check, 2) ligature test, 3) ammonia injection, 4) pulse test
agonal algor the lowering of the body temp just before death
agonal fever increase in body temp just before death
agonal hypostasis a settling/moving of the blood to the dependent parts AM
agonal coagulation AM clots/congealing of the blood
agonal capillary expansion AM blood vessels expanding to get more oxygen and nutrients
agonal edema AM increase moisture level
agonal dehydration AM drying out of the body
agonal translocation of bacteria AM bacteria that are normally in the intestines travel outward to find nutrients, immune system breaking down
facies hippocratica term used to describe the faces of the dying, used by Hippocrates
post-mortem changes those changes in the body from the molecular to the systemic level that take place after biologic death
post mortem intraval the time after death and before embalming more changes will appear and be more severe
algor mortis reduction in body temperature following death
livor mortis settling of the blood in the lower (dependent) portion of the body
rigor mortis chemical change in the muscles after death, causing the limbs of the corpse to become stiff and difficult to move or manipulate
moribund person in agonal states
anoxia total lost of oxygen
apoxia slow decreases of oxygen
agonal consideration that advancements in medicine allow a sick person to live longer making embalming more difficult
Created by: JacobFisher