mortuary practice

Summary

Summary: Activities associated with the physical burial of the dead. It excludes cultural practices such as funeral rites.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Cremated human and animal remains of the Roman period--microscopic method of analysis (Sepkovcica, Croatia)
    Zdravka Hincak
    Institute for Mediterranean Heritage, Science and Research Center of Koper, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia
    Coll Antropol 31:1127-34. 2007
  2. ncbi Infectious disease risks from dead bodies following natural disasters
    Oliver Morgan
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London, United Kingdom
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:307-12. 2004
  3. ncbi Mummies
    Niels Lynnerup
    Laboratory of Biological Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Phys Anthropol . 2007
  4. pmc Human cremation in Mexico 3,000 years ago
    William N Duncan
    Department of Anthropology, St John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:5315-20. 2008
  5. pmc A description of the methods used to obtain information on ancient disease and medicine and of how the evidence has survived
    Neil H Metcalfe
    Postgrad Med J 83:655-8. 2007
  6. ncbi Osteoarchaeological evidence for leprosy from western Central Asia
    Soren Blau
    Department of Archaeology, Flinders University, and Department of Anatomical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Am J Phys Anthropol 126:150-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Comparison of child morbidity in two contrasting medieval cemeteries from Denmark
    P Bennike
    Laboratory of Biological Anthropology, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Copenhagen, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:734-46. 2005
  8. ncbi A gold dental prosthesis of Roman imperial age
    Simona Minozzi
    Department of Oncology, Division of Palaeopathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Am J Med 120:e1-2. 2007
  9. ncbi [Cremation--biological source for gender research]
    Birgit Grosskopf
    Institut für Zoologie und Anthropologie, Abteilung Historische Anthropologie und Humanökologie, Universitat Gottingen
    Anthropol Anz 62:281-9. 2004
  10. ncbi Genetic analysis of modern and historical burned human remains
    Nicole von Wurmb-Schwark
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Anthropol Anz 63:1-12. 2005

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  1. ncbi Cremated human and animal remains of the Roman period--microscopic method of analysis (Sepkovcica, Croatia)
    Zdravka Hincak
    Institute for Mediterranean Heritage, Science and Research Center of Koper, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia
    Coll Antropol 31:1127-34. 2007
    ..Analysis results confirm validity of microscopic method in determination of age at death for human remains and taxonomic qualification of cremated animal remains from archaeological sites...
  2. ncbi Infectious disease risks from dead bodies following natural disasters
    Oliver Morgan
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London, United Kingdom
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:307-12. 2004
    ..To review existing literature to assess the risks of infection from dead bodies after a natural disaster occurs, including who is most at risk, what precautions should be taken, and how to safely dispose of the bodies...
  3. ncbi Mummies
    Niels Lynnerup
    Laboratory of Biological Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Phys Anthropol . 2007
    ..Finally the impact of mummy studies on analyses of mortuary practices and cultural history is discussed...
  4. pmc Human cremation in Mexico 3,000 years ago
    William N Duncan
    Department of Anthropology, St John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:5315-20. 2008
    ..The use of cremation to mark elevated social status among the Mixtec was established by 3,000 years ago, when hereditary differences in rank were first emerging across Mesoamerica...
  5. pmc A description of the methods used to obtain information on ancient disease and medicine and of how the evidence has survived
    Neil H Metcalfe
    Postgrad Med J 83:655-8. 2007
    ..In addition, a review of the advantages and disadvantages of using these tools is included to help current and future historians in stimulating future research in this fascinating area...
  6. ncbi Osteoarchaeological evidence for leprosy from western Central Asia
    Soren Blau
    Department of Archaeology, Flinders University, and Department of Anatomical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Am J Phys Anthropol 126:150-8. 2005
    ..This is the first skeletal evidence of leprosy from Central Asia and raises questions not only about the spread of the disease in the past, but also about the living conditions of what traditionally were thought of as nomadic peoples...
  7. ncbi Comparison of child morbidity in two contrasting medieval cemeteries from Denmark
    P Bennike
    Laboratory of Biological Anthropology, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Copenhagen, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:734-46. 2005
    ..The study provides insights into the health of children from two different biocultural settings of medieval Danish society and illustrates the importance of comparing samples of single age groups...
  8. ncbi A gold dental prosthesis of Roman imperial age
    Simona Minozzi
    Department of Oncology, Division of Palaeopathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Am J Med 120:e1-2. 2007
  9. ncbi [Cremation--biological source for gender research]
    Birgit Grosskopf
    Institut für Zoologie und Anthropologie, Abteilung Historische Anthropologie und Humanökologie, Universitat Gottingen
    Anthropol Anz 62:281-9. 2004
    ..Cremated bones, a primarily biological source, are also a substantial resource for cultural historical research, e.g., on funeral practices as well as social structures...
  10. ncbi Genetic analysis of modern and historical burned human remains
    Nicole von Wurmb-Schwark
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Anthropol Anz 63:1-12. 2005
    ..DNA quantification was done using real time PCR, and genetic typing was tried out using the AmpFISTR Identifiler Multiplex Kit, followed by an automatic analysis on an AbiPrism310...
  11. ncbi [Head protection and cranial injury in the middle ages]
    László Józsa
    Orv Hetil 147:1519-21. 2006
  12. ncbi Repatriation reader: who owns American Indian remains? [Review of: Mihesuah, D.A., ed. Repatriation reader: who owns American Indian remains? Lincoln: U. of Nebraska Pr., 2000]
    Kimball M Banks
    N D Hist 70:38. 2003
  13. ncbi Parasitism in Kansas in the 1800s: a glimpse to the past through the analysis of grave sediments from Meadowlark cemetery
    Matthieu Le Bailly
    Laboratoire de Paléoparasitologie, UFR de Pharmacie, Universite de Reims, Reims, France
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 101:53-6. 2006
    ..The presence of this protozoan in US during the late XIX century gives information on the health of the population and provides additional data on the parasite's evolution since its appearance in the New World...
  14. ncbi [Paleopathological skeleton findings. Macroscopical and radiographical studies of 364 individuals from a medieval graveyard]
    H Ittrich
    Institut fur Pathologie, Universitat Rostock, Rostock, Germany
    Pathologe 25:147-54. 2004
    ..Traumatic injuries as well as dental pathological changes were rare. In summary it can be concluded that the individuals buried here belonged to a better social class within the medieval population of Rostock...
  15. ncbi Phenotypic approaches for understanding patterns of intracemetery biological variation
    Christopher M Stojanowski
    Center for Bioarchaeological Research, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol . 2006
    ..Use of phenotypic data as a genotypic proxy is theoretically sound, even at small scales of analysis...
  16. ncbi Typological and technological study of prehistoric implements in animal hard tissues
    Alberto Broglio
    Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Coll Antropol 28:55-61. 2004
    ..However, during Upper Paleolithic, implements in animal hard tissues were relatively frequent in most Italian sites, even if those industries were not so rich, elaborated and typologically differentiated as in other European areas...
  17. ncbi Human lead exposure in a late 19th century mental asylum population
    Nathan W Bower
    Department of Chemistry, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 3294, USA
    Sci Total Environ 372:463-73. 2007
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  18. ncbi Analysis of dental attrition and mortality in the Medieval village of Tirup, Denmark
    Jesper L Boldsen
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, Department of Anthropology ADBOU, University of Southern Denmark, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Am J Phys Anthropol 126:169-76. 2005
    ..The temporal effect on attrition rate accounts for some but not all the observed heterogeneity wear...
  19. ncbi [Funeral rites]
    Françoise Bardet
    Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 100:61. 2007
  20. ncbi Agromyces italicus sp. nov., Agromyces humatus sp. nov. and Agromyces lapidis sp. nov., isolated from Roman catacombs
    Valme Jurado
    Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiologia, CSIC, Apartado 1052, E 41080 Sevilla, Spain
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:871-5. 2005
    ..nov. (type strain CD5(T)=HKI 0327(T)=DSM 16389(T)=NCIMB 14012(T)) and Agromyces lapidis sp. nov. (type strain CD55(T)=HKI 0324(T)=DSM 16390(T)=NCIMB 14013(T))...
  21. pmc Nuclear and mitochondrial DNA analysis of a 2,000-year-old necropolis in the Egyin Gol Valley of Mongolia
    Christine Keyser-Tracqui
    Laboratoire d Anthropologie Moléculaire, Institut de Medecine Legale, Strasbourg, France
    Am J Hum Genet 73:247-60. 2003
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study using biparental, paternal, and maternal genetic systems to reconstruct partial genealogies in a protohistoric necropolis...
  22. ncbi Phyllobacterium catacumbae sp. nov., a member of the order 'Rhizobiales' isolated from Roman catacombs
    V Jurado
    Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiologia, CSIC, Apartado 1052, 41080 Sevilla, Spain
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:1487-90. 2005
    ..The species Phyllobacterium catacumbae sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is CSC19(T) (=CECT 5680(T)=LMG 22520(T))...
  23. ncbi Genetic analysis on Tuoba Xianbei remains excavated from Qilang Mountain Cemetery in Qahar Right Wing Middle Banner of Inner Mongolia
    Yu Changchun
    Ancient DNA Laboratory, Research Center for Chinese Frontier Archaeology, Jilin University, Changchun 130012, P R China
    FEBS Lett 580:6242-6. 2006
    ..25%) and D (43.75%). According to the published data were considered, we can suggest that the Tuoba Xianbei presented a close genetic affinity to Oroqen, Outer Mongolian and Ewenki populations, especially Oroqen...
  24. ncbi Infectious disease among enslaved African Americans at Eaton's Estate, Warren County, North Carolina, ca. 1830-1850
    Patricia M Lambert
    Anthropology Program, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 0730, USA
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 101:107-17. 2006
    ..Findings support previous research on the health impacts of slavery, which has shown that infants and children were the most negatively impacted segment of the enslaved African American population...
  25. ncbi The relationship between bone and ash weight to body weight and body length of Thai corpses in Bangkok and central part of Thailand after cremation
    Thamrong Chirachariyavej
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 90:1872-8. 2007
    ..Although information about bone and ash weight compare to body weight and body length of Thai people exists, it was based on a few samples...
  26. ncbi Transverse--Harris--lines in a skeletal population from the 1711 Danish plague site
    Gabriela N Fiscella
    Department of Biological Anthropology, Université de la Méditerrannée Aix Marseille II, Marseille, France
    Anthropol Anz 66:129-38. 2008
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  27. doi Diagnosing post-mortem treatments which inhibit DNA amplification from US MIAs buried at the Punchbowl
    H E C Koon
    BioArch, Departments of Archaeology and Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, Yorkshire, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 178:171-7. 2008
    ..Within this unusual context, DSC analysis is a useful method to assess the likelihood of successful DNA extraction and amplification...
  28. ncbi Identification through X-ray fluorescence analysis of dental restorative resin materials: a comprehensive study of noncremated, cremated, and processed-cremated individuals
    Mary A Bush
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 52:157-65. 2007
    ..This study showed the utility of XRF as an analytical tool for forensic odontology and also the significance of the role of restorative resins in victim identification, even after cremation...
  29. ncbi Return of bone archives is a loss to humanity
    Neil Chalmers
    Nature 427:287. 2004
  30. ncbi Elemental analysis of bone: proton-induced X-ray emission testing in forensic cases
    M W Warren
    Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, 1112 Turlington Hall, P O Box 117305, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 125:37-41. 2002
    ..In the first case, elemental analysis by PIXE reveals that the purported cremated remains are not bone. The last two cases show that radiopaque metallic residue embedded in bone is composed of lead from a projectile...
  31. ncbi [A case of identification of cremated bones]
    Youkichi Ohno
    Department of Legal Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Japan
    J Nippon Med Sch 69:320-1. 2002
  32. ncbi mtDNA analysis of human remains from an early Danish Christian cemetery
    Lars Rudbeck
    Research Laboratory, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:424-9. 2005
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  33. pmc Dead body with mourners: medical reflections on the entombment of Christ
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 327:215-8. 2003
  34. ncbi Thai tsunami victim identification overview to date
    H James
    Forensic Odontology Unit, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Forensic Odontostomatol 23:1-18. 2005
    ..To date 1,474 deceased have been identified. Dental comparison has been the primary identifier in 79% of cases and a contributor in another 8%, a total of 87%...
  35. ncbi Cremation weights in east Tennessee
    William M Bass
    Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 0720, USA
    J Forensic Sci 49:901-4. 2004
    ..We hypothesize that variation reflects variation in body weight and activity. This variation must be taken into account when cremation weights are at issue...
  36. ncbi Lateral angle: a method for sexing using the petrous bone
    Anna Norén
    Laboratory of Biological Anthropology, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, DK 2200 Denmark
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:318-23. 2005
    ..We found a higher concordance between the lateral angle and "pelvic" sex than for lateral angle and "cranial" sex. Finally, we note that subadult sexing may also be possible with this method...
  37. ncbi Dead and forsaken
    Amanda Ripley
    Time 159:41, 43. 2002
  38. ncbi Elemental analysis of human cremains using ICP-OES to classify legitimate and contaminated cremains
    Timothy R Brooks
    Department of Chemistry, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 615 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USA
    J Forensic Sci 51:967-73. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi Experiences in tsunami victim identification
    M Tsokos
    Int J Legal Med 120:185-7. 2006
  40. ncbi September 11 revisited: the involvement of PADIT with United Flight 93
    William P Yeomans
    Pa Dent J (Harrisb) 69:31-2. 2002
  41. ncbi PADIT enhances reputation. Team excels while interfacing with federal, state and local agencies in disasters
    Raymond M Juriga
    Pa Dent J (Harrisb) 69:37. 2002
  42. ncbi Experiences at ground zero
    Norman R Goodman
    Pa Dent J (Harrisb) 69:34-5. 2002
  43. ncbi [The living and the dead in 18th-century Europe]
    Adriano Properi
    Soc Stor 25:781-85. 2002
  44. ncbi His honour'd bones
    A J Balfour
    Department of Aviation and Forensic Pathology, RAF Institute of Pathology and Tropical Medicine, Aylesbury, Bucks, England
    Aviat Space Environ Med 60:B24-6. 1989
    ..The methods used in confirming this man's identity are described in the standard texts, and this brief account is given by permission of the next of kin in the hope that it may be of help to others faced with a similar problem...
  45. pmc A clinical study of kuru patients with long incubation periods at the end of the epidemic in Papua New Guinea
    John Collinge
    Department of Neurodegenerative Disease, MRC Prion Unit, UCL Institute of Neurology, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:3725-39. 2008
    ..All patients were born a significant period before the mortuary practice of transumption ceased and their estimated incubation periods in some cases exceeded 50 years...
  46. ncbi A history of kuru
    Michael P Alpers
    Centre for International Health, Division of Health Sciences, Shenton Park Campus, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    P N G Med J 50:10-9. 2007
    ..Since transmission of the kuru prion agent through the mortuary practice of transumption ceased by the early 1960s, the continuation of the epidemic into the present century ..
  47. pmc Review. The epidemiology of kuru: monitoring the epidemic from its peak to its end
    Michael P Alpers
    Centre for International Health, ABCRC, Shenton Park Campus, Curtin University, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:3707-13. 2008
    ..The mode of transmission of the prion agent of kuru was the local mortuary practice of transumption...
  48. doi Fate of pathogens in a simulated bioreduction system for livestock carcasses
    Ceri L Gwyther
    School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography, College of Natural Sciences, Bangor University, Gwynedd LL57 2UW, UK
    Waste Manag 32:933-8. 2012
    ..These results further indicate that bioreduction represents a suitable method of storing and reducing the volume of livestock carcasses prior to ultimate disposal...
  49. doi The effect of the postmortem interval on the redistribution of drugs: a comparison of mortuary admission and autopsy blood specimens
    Dimitri Gerostamoulos
    Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, 57 83 Kavanagh St, Southbank, 3006, Australia
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 8:373-9. 2012
    ..While femoral blood is thought to reduce PMR, this data shows that for some drugs significant redistribution can occur even when taking peripheral specimens irrespective of the delay in the postmortem interval...
  50. doi The complex spectrum of forensic issues arising from obesity
    Roger W Byard
    School of Medical Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 8:402-13. 2012
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  51. ncbi Death and the dead-house in Victorian asylums: necroscopy versus mourning at the Royal Edinburgh Asylum, C. 1832-1901
    Jonathan Andrews
    School of Historical Studies and Northern Centre for the History of Medicine, Newcastle University, Armstrong Building, Newcastle upon NE1 7RU, UK
    Hist Psychiatry 23:6-26. 2012
    ..On the other hand, significant but compromised resistance on the part of a minority of practitioners, relatives and the wider public is also identified...
  52. ncbi Elemental analysis of human cremains using ICP-OES to classify legitimate and contaminated cremains. J Forensic Sci 2006;51(5):967-73
    Peter J Bush
    J Forensic Sci 52:742; author reply 743. 2007
  53. ncbi Relationship between bone and ash weight to age, body weight and body length of thai adults after cremation
    Thamrong Chirachariyavej
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University niversity, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:1940-5. 2006
    ..Cremation is the most common Thai funeral mode. In Thailand, there have not been any previous reports of bone and ash weight after cremation...
  54. doi Insights from the inside: histological analysis of abnormal enamel microstructure associated with hypoplastic enamel defects in human teeth
    C Witzel
    Department of Biology, University of Hildesheim, D 31141 Hildesheim, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 136:400-14. 2008
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  55. ncbi The lived experience of working in a mortuary
    Petra Brysiewicz
    School of Nursing, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban 4041, South Africa
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:88-93. 2007
    ..There is a need for a change in the way bereaved families are being managed as well as revision of the environment for the staff working in mortuaries...
  56. ncbi Mercury emission from crematoria
    Anna Santarsiero
    Dipartimento di Ambiente e Connessa Prevenzione Primaria, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 42:369-73. 2006
    ..The obtained results gave a mercury concentration ranging from 0.005 to 0.300 mg/m3 and a mercury emission factor ranging from 0.036 to 2.140 g/corpse cremated. The total particulate matter concentration range was 1.0 to 2.4 mg/m3...
  57. ncbi [History of death]
    Michel Vovelle
    Cuad Hist 22:17-29. 2002
  58. doi Body Worlds: looking back and looking ahead
    Dirk Preuss
    Friedrich Schiller University, Zwätzengasse 3, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Ann Anat 190:23-32. 2008
    ..Perhaps this can be understood as an indicator that, to start with, discussion is necessary in regard to our general burial culture...
  59. pmc DNA analysis of early mediaeval individuals from the Zvonimirovo burial site in Northern Croatia: investigation of kinship relationships by using multiplex system amplification for short tandem repeat loci
    Jadranka Boljuncić
    Institute of Archaeology, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 48:536-46. 2007
    ..To perform initial DNA analysis of four selected early mediaeval individuals from the Zvonimirovo burial site in Northern Croatia...
  60. doi Guidelines for handling radioactively contaminated decedents
    Charles M Wood
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MS E 39, Executive Park Drive, Bldg 6, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Health Phys 94:S51-5. 2008
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  61. ncbi The role of the district nurse when involved in the coronial process
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:93-7. 2008
    ..In a series of articles Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah review the role of the coroner and consider the impact of reform on district nurse practice...
  62. ncbi [Politics, medicine, religion, and society in the 18th-century debate on burials]
    Renato Pasta
    Soc Stor 25:775-79. 2002
  63. ncbi Reflections about bizarre mummification practices on mummies at Egypt's Dakhleh oasis: a review
    Arthur C Aufderheide
    Paleobiology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth 55812, USA
    Anthropol Anz 67:385-90. 2009
    ..The principal focus of this report is to demonstrate and verify the value of including visceral dissection as part of a mummy examination whenever possible...
  64. pmc Undertakers offer cash incentive for organ donation
    Tony Sheldon
    BMJ 334:1131. 2007
  65. ncbi [Burying family pets: legislation, risks, and recommendations]
    Noortje Reeuwijk
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Divisie Veterinaire Volksgezondheid, Universiteit Utrecht
    Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 134:616-20. 2009
    ..This article focuses on relevant regulations and potential risks and provides recommendations for the burial of family pets...
  66. ncbi Bodily matters above and below ground: the treatment of American remains from the Korean War
    Judith Keene
    The University of Sydney
    Public Hist 32:59-78. 2010
    ..S. military mortuary services and the operation in the Korean War and in the subsequent joint expeditions in North Korea. The analysis concludes that in most of these ventures the outlay of resources has produced few remains...
  67. doi Mortuary operations in the aftermath of the 2009 Victorian bushfires
    Jodie Leditschke
    Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, 57 83 Kavanagh St, Southbank, VIC 3006, Australia
    Forensic Sci Int 205:8-14. 2011
    ..It also highlighted the need to have well documented plans in place including plans for temporary mortuary facilities...
  68. ncbi Mortuary provision in emergencies causing mass fatalities
    Andrew Elliott
    Scottish Resilience, Scottish Government, Edinburgh, UK
    J Bus Contin Emer Plan 5:430-9. 2011
    ..The decisions taken and the ways in which information is communicated may have a lifelong impact on the friends and families of those who have died. Plans should therefore be considered carefully from their perspective...
  69. ncbi The final view
    Christian Duffin
    Nurs Older People 19:20-1. 2007
  70. ncbi The 11 March 2004 Madrid terrorist attacks: the importance of the mortuary organisation for identification of victims. A critical review
    J L Prieto
    Laboratory of Forensic Anthropology and Odontology, Instituto Anatómico Forense de Madrid, Ciudad Universitaria s n 28040, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Legal Med 121:517-22. 2007
    ....
  71. ncbi [The space of death: the origins of extra-urban cemeteries]
    Maria Canella
    Soc Stor 25:769-73. 2002
  72. ncbi Quantification of epithelial cell micronuclei by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in mortuary science students exposed to formaldehyde
    N Titenko-Holland
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley 94720, USA
    Mutat Res 371:237-48. 1996
    ..This finding is consistent with known clastogenic properties of formaldehyde, the component of embalming fluid most likely responsible for micronucleus induction...
  73. ncbi Stigma and rejection: living with AIDS in villages in southern Thailand
    P Songwathana
    Faculty of Nursing, Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai, Songkla, Thailand
    Med Anthropol 20:1-23. 2001
    ..In this article, we examine stigma as experienced by people with HIV and AIDS, and by their families, in village Thailand. We also identify areas for improvement pertaining to people with HIV/AIDS and other stigmatizing diseases...
  74. ncbi William Marsden (1796-1867); Alexander Marsden (1832-1902)
    John M T Ford
    Tonbridge, Kent, UK
    J Med Biogr 10:62. 2002
  75. ncbi Trace elements in buried human bones: intra-population variability of Sr/Ca and Ba/Ca ratios--diet or diagenesis?
    Alexander Fabig
    Department of Historical Anthropology and Human Ecology, Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, University of Gottingen, Germany
    Naturwissenschaften 89:115-9. 2002
    ..This study challenges the validity of dietary studies that are based on the presently used procedures for sample preparation and subsequent evaluation of strontium and barium concentrations...
  76. ncbi Post-cremation taphonomy and artifact preservation
    Michael W Warren
    Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Forensic Sci 47:656-9. 2002
    ..This paper addresses the impact of the newest cremation procedures on forensic analysis of cremated remains...
  77. ncbi Identifying chop marks on cremated bone: a preliminary study
    Spencer de Gruchy
    Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Forensic Sci 47:933-6. 2002
    ..Results indicate that hacking weakens bone, making fire-induced fragmentation more likely at the sites of trauma. Chop marks were easily identified on burned bone, their characteristics largely unaffected by cremation...
  78. ncbi Genetic analysis of human remains from a double inhumation in a frozen kurgan in Kazakhstan (Berel site, Early 3rd Century BC)
    I Clisson
    Institut de Medecine Legale, Strasbourg, France
    Int J Legal Med 116:304-8. 2002
    ..Results were obtained for all the markers. Nevertheless, nuclear STRs did not allow a clear conclusion concerning the relationship, but analysis of mitochondrial DNA showed that these skeletons were not close relatives...
  79. ncbi Suitability of containers from different sources as breeding sites of Aedes aegypti (L.) in a cemetery of Buenos Aires City, Argentina
    Darío Vezzani
    Unidad de Ecología de Reservorios y Vectores de Parásitos, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97:789-92. 2002
    ..aegypti breeding. Plastic containers appeared as key breeding sites that should be removed to reduce the Ae. aegypti population in the study area...
  80. ncbi William Price (1800-1893)
    Neil McIntyre
    J Med Biogr 11:40. 2003
  81. ncbi Detection of anthrax spores in endemic regions of northern Canada
    D C Dragon
    Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Alberta and Department of Microbiology and Public Health, Edmonton, Yellowknife, Canada
    J Appl Microbiol 91:435-41. 2001
    ..To determine the level of anthrax spore contamination in endemic regions of northern Canada between outbreaks...
  82. ncbi The South African National Non-Natural Mortality Surveillance System--rationale, pilot results and evaluation
    A Butchart
    Institute for Social and Health Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria
    S Afr Med J 91:408-17. 2001
    ..The pilot study demonstrates the feasibility of the system, and identifies the need to remove organisational constraints and individual barriers if it is to be sustained and expanded beyond the pilot sites...
  83. ncbi Environmental characteristics of the cemeteries of Buenos Aires City (Argentina) and infestation levels of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)
    D Vezzani
    Grupo de Estudio de Mosquitos, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 96:467-71. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that the cemeteries of Buenos Aires represent a gradient of habitat favorableness for this vector species, some of which may act as foci for its proliferation and dispersal...
  84. ncbi Second metacarpal midshaft geometry in an historic cemetery sample
    R A Lazenby
    Anthropology Program, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, Canada
    Am J Phys Anthropol 106:157-67. 1998
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    M Motamed
    Royal National Thorat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 119:337-9. 1998
    ..These findings alone allow one to date the mummy to no sooner than the 20th dynasty, a time when this custom was at its peak. ENT aspects of the mummification of the head are discussed...
  86. ncbi The economics of death? A descriptive study of the impact of funeral and cremation costs on U.S. households
    D A Banks
    Abt Associates, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Death Stud 22:269-85. 1998
    ..The author concludes that Americans should engage more openly in the discussion of death, increase their rate of prearrangements, and seek alternatives to the traditional funeral...
  87. ncbi Ground penetrating radar surveys to locate 1918 Spanish flu victims in permafrost
    J L Davis
    Sensors and Software Inc, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    J Forensic Sci 45:68-76. 2000
    ..Virologic and bacteriologic investigations on recovered tissues may give us an opportunity to isolate and identify the micro-organisms involved in the 1918 influenza and expand our knowledge on the pathogenesis of influenza...
  88. ncbi [Decubitus ulcer in the terminal phase: epidemiologic, medicolegal and ethical aspects]
    A Heinemann
    Institut fur Rechtsmedizin, Universitätsklinik Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 125:45-51. 2000
    ..Pressure sores usually result from insufficient preventive measures. They are particularly omnipresent among dying persons in geriatric care. This study deals with prevalence, risk factors and the significance of the nursing environment...
  89. ncbi The eye injury of King Philip II and the skeletal evidence from the royal tomb II at Vergina
    A Bartsiokas
    Anaximandrian Institute of Human Evolution, 6 Aeginis Street, GR 166 73 Voula, Greece
    Science 288:511-4. 2000
    ..Therefore, the skeleton does not belong to Philip II. New skeletal evidence shows that the skeleton belongs to King Philip III Arrhidaeus. In this case, the tomb may well contain some of the paraphernalia of Alexander the Great...
  90. ncbi Ancient DNA-typing approaches for the determination of kinship in a disturbed collective burial site
    T Schultes
    Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, University of Gottingen
    Anthropol Anz 58:37-44. 2000
    ..In a bronze age collective site, the typing methods were tested for applicability to ancient DNA. For each approach, results were obtained, leading to the conclusion that the determination of kinship is achievable...
  91. ncbi Effects of exposure to death in a war mortuary on posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms of intrusion and avoidance
    J E McCarroll
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:44-8. 2001
    ..Increased post-exposure avoidance symptoms were present in the two groups with the greatest exposure to remains. There were no significant increases in intrusion or avoidance in the unexposed group...
  92. ncbi Our corpses, our selves: anatomy and identity in American society. [Review of: Sappol, M. A traffic of dead bodies: anatomy and embodied social identity in nineteenth-century America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002]
    Barbara Cutter
    Department of History, University of Northern Iowa, USA
    Rev Am Hist 30:571-76. 2002
  93. ncbi Stratigraphic, chronological and behavioural contexts of Pleistocene Homo sapiens from Middle Awash, Ethiopia
    J Desmond Clark
    Department of Anthropology, The University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 423:747-52. 2003
    ..Associated faunal remains indicate repeated, systematic butchery of hippopotamus carcasses. Contemporary adult and juvenile Homo sapiens fossil crania manifest bone modifications indicative of deliberate mortuary practices...
  94. ncbi An introduction to the law of death and the body as property
    Richard Griffith
    Centre for Philosophy, Law and Healthcare, University of Wales Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 9:535-9. 2004
  95. ncbi Job switch stymies Japan's abduction probe
    David Cyranoski
    Nature 434:685. 2005
  96. pmc The spread of malaria to Southern Europe in antiquity: new approaches to old problems
    Robert Sallares
    Dept of Biomolecular Sciences, UMIST, PO Box 88, Manchester, M60 1QD, United Kingdom
    Med Hist 48:311-28. 2004
  97. ncbi Paleopathological study of hallux valgus
    S A Mays
    Ancient Monuments Laboratory, English Heritage Centre for Archaeology, Fort Cumberland, Eastney, Portsmouth PO4 9LD, UK
    Am J Phys Anthropol 126:139-49. 2005
    ..This appears consistent with archaeological and historical evidence for a rise in popularity, during the late Medieval period (at least among the richer social classes), of narrow, pointed shoes which would have constricted the toes...
  98. ncbi The Vikings bare their filed teeth
    Caroline Arcini
    Department of Archaeological Excavations, National Heritage Board, 226 60 Lund, Sweden
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:727-33. 2005
    ..The reason for, and importance of, the furrows are obscure. The affected individuals may have belonged to a certain occupational group (such as tradesmen), or the furrows could have been pure decoration...
  99. ncbi Estimation of mercury emission from different sources to atmosphere in Chongqing, China
    Dingyong Wang
    State Key Lab of Environmental Geochemistry, Institute of Geochemistry, CA, Guiyang 550001, PR China
    Sci Total Environ 366:722-8. 2006
    ..The natural emissions represented approximately 17% of total emissions (1.78 t yr(-1)). The total mercury emission to atmosphere in Chongqing in 2001 was 10.63 t...
  100. ncbi Chicago dentists respond to a crisis
    Joanna Brown
    CDS Rev 99:40-1. 2006
  101. pmc Lessons from our patients: development of a warm autopsy program
    Kathleen Oare Lindell
    Dorothy P and Richard P Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e234. 2006