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ISBN-10: 0071741399
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Publication Year: 2011 Author: Robert Mayer
Language: English ISBN:


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A complete textbook for the mortuary science student and a reliable, up-to-date reference for the practitioner Comprehensive and thoroughly updated in the fifth edition, Embalming: History Therapy, and Practice is the leading text in the field. It is the most complete and up-to-date textbook and reference on the interdisciplinary arts and sciences of embalming, restorative art, and mortuary cosmetology for students and practitioners.A special feature is the expanded full-color photo insert illustrating restorative arts and mortuary cosmetology. Sponsored by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, this book reprents a thorough guide to traditional practice as well as new trends.

The most complete and up-to-date text on the art and science of embalming Sponsored by the American Board of Funeral Service Education Comprehensive and thoroughly updated in this fifth edition, Embalming: History, Theory, and Practice is the leading text in the field. The trusted classic covers the long history of embalming, explains embalming theory, and describes present practice, including the latest trends. Special attention has been given to the creation of a safe working environment -- from the standpoint of ergonomics, personal hygiene, and the use of embalming chemicals. Expanded technical areas of the book will assist you in the preparation of the body for viewing without using standard embalming chemicals. The fifth edition is also enhanced by a full-color 12-page insert demonstrating restorative arts and mortuary cosmetology. Turn to the field's leading text for unmatched coverage of: * Legal, social, and technical considerations in embalming * Health and regulatory standards * Chemicals and methods * Specific conditions and causes of death that influence the type of embalming * Special cosmetic applications and restorative procedures * Preparation of organ and tissue donors * Embalming for shipping

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AuthorRobert Mayer
Number Of Pages728 pages
Publication Date2011-12-01
PublisherMcGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division

Additional Details
Edition Number5
Copyright Date2012

Weight62.3 Oz
Height1.3 In.
Width8.7 In.
Length11.2 In.

Target Audience
GroupCollege Audience

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LC Classification NumberRA622.M39 2012
Dewey Decimal614.6
Dewey Edition23

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