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  • Disinfection of oral and nasal cavities
  • Remove and record all clothing and personal effects
  • Disinfection of clothing when necessary
  • Remove all medical dressing and devices
  • Bathe- external disinfection

Initial Treatment of The Body

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These medical devices are removed after embalming.

Intravenous

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Should be documented in a permanent file.

Removed clothing and personal belongings

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  • Materials and proper procedure- aerosols sprays, topical jelly and cavity packs
  • Cleaning and disinfecting agents
  • Protect all identification tags and bands

Bathe - External Disinfection

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This is something to be done prior to embalming.

Position the Body

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Body should be placed on a table with the head elevated _____ the rest of the body.

Above

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Be sure the body is ______ on the table.

Straight

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The head should be placed on the ______ in such a way that it will not interfere with the distribution of fluid and drainage.

Headrest

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The face may be tilted to the right, no more than ____ degrees, which is the generally preferred casketing position.

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The _____ must be aligned in such a way that there will be no interferences with distribution of fluid and drainage.

Neck

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_____ should be placed in a desirable position. (Left over right)

Hands

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____ may need to be elevated or otherwise posed for effective positioning of the hands.

Arms

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________ may need to be elevated to effect proper neck alignment.

Shoulders

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The use of additional _____ ______ _____ may be necessary in special situations for proper body positioning.

Impermeable Posing Devices

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Be sure ________ do not abrade surface tissue causing desiccation marks.

Instruments

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  • Shaving
  • Prepare the face with cream or oil (optional)
  • Closing the mouth
  • Closing the eye
  • Positioning the arms and hands
  • Positioning the head
  • Prepare face and hands- massage cream
  • Raise artery and vein- begin embalming process
  • Wash and dry hair
  • Pack external orifices
  • Bathe entire body
  • Fingernails cleaned
  • Hair cut and styled
  • Prepare to dress and casket

Posing the Features to Create Feature Naturalness

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The application of this at this time may have the following effects:

  • Cleanse tissue pores
  • Retard dehydration
  • Base for further massage
  • Base for cosmetics
  • Stimulate circulation

Massage Cream or Oil

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Will fill the pores of the skin and prevent the face from soaking in cosmetics.

Massage Cream- Base for Cosmetics

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  • Excessive manipulation of the lip tissue can cause distension (swelling).
  • Sharp teeth can cause personal injury to the operator.

Precautions of Closing the Mouth

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  • Relieve rigor mortis
  • Disinfect and cleanse oral and nasal cavities
  • Remove, cleanse and disinfect dentures
  • Observe  normal overbite
  • Observe points of natural expression
  • Secure the mandible

Starting Procedure- Mouth Closure

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Run copious amounts of water through the nostrils, then use the nasal aspirator to remove excess water.

Disinfect and Cleanse Oral and Nasal Cavities

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Use a small, stiff brush. As for the dentures at the place of death if possible.

Remove, Cleanse and Disinfect Dentures

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  • Natural teeth
  • Dentures - 90% accuracy
  • Mouth formers

Observe Normal Overbite

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  • Five arcs of lip closure (hunting bow)
  • Protrustion of the upper lip
  • Natural facial lines and acquired facial lines
  • Corner of the mouth slightly raised

Observe Points of Natural Expression

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Shape of the mouth

Horseshoe

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Shape of the line of closure of the lips.

Hunting Bow

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  • Naso-labial fold
  • Philtrum

Natural Facial Lines

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  • Labial sulci
  • Naso-labial sulcus

Acquired facial lines

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To make the deceased look restful and peaceful.

Raise the corner of the mouth slightly

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  • Print name
  • Social security number
  • Date of birth
  • Date of death
  • Name of funeral home
    • address
    • phone number
  • The tag must have protected laminate (encased impermeable plastic).

Maryland requires that identification tags be attached to a long bone after embalming.

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