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 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
  4. ncbi Mummies
    Niels Lynnerup
    Laboratory of Biological Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Phys Anthropol . 2007
  5. ncbi [Head protection and cranial injury in the middle ages]
    László Józsa
    Orv Hetil 147:1519-21. 2006
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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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 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
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi [Head protection and cranial injury in the middle ages]
    László Józsa
    Orv Hetil 147:1519-21. 2006
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi [Funeral rites]
    Françoise Bardet
    Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 100:61. 2007
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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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  23. ncbi 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi Return of bone archives is a loss to humanity
    Neil Chalmers
    Nature 427:287. 2004
  27. 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%...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi Dead and forsaken
    Amanda Ripley
    Time 159:41, 43. 2002
  31. 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
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  32. ncbi Experiences in tsunami victim identification
    M Tsokos
    Int J Legal Med 120:185-7. 2006
  33. ncbi September 11 revisited: the involvement of PADIT with United Flight 93
    William P Yeomans
    Pa Dent J (Harrisb) 69:31-2. 2002
  34. ncbi Experiences at ground zero
    Norman R Goodman
    Pa Dent J (Harrisb) 69:34-5. 2002
  35. 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
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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 ..
  39. 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...
  40. 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
  41. ncbi [Communi-cavia]
    Iaira Boissevain
    Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 133:387. 2008
  42. ncbi Educating undertakers
    C Peota
    Minn Med 87:7. 2004
  43. ncbi [The edification of a poetic tomb: from ritual to anthology]
    Joel Castonguay Belanger
    Etud Fr 38:55-69. 2002
  44. 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
    ....
  45. ncbi Positive and negative psychological impact after secondary exposure to politically motivated violence among body handlers and rehabilitation workers
    Shimon Shiri
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:906-11. 2008
    ..Physical proximity is a major contributory factor to both positive and negative psychological effects of secondary exposure to trauma...
  46. ncbi Setting up an off-site emergency mortuary facility (EMF) to deal with a DVI incident: disaster victim management (DVM)
    David Eitzen
    Forensic Science SA, 21 Divett Place, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 8:189-93. 2012
    ....
  47. ncbi Ritual vicissitudes: the uncertainties of Singaporean suicide rites
    Ruth E Toulson
    Department of Anthropology, University of Wyoming, 1000 E University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071 2000, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 36:372-90. 2012
    ..While the now dated literature on Chinese mortuary practice emphasizes the formality and rigidity of death rituals, during fieldwork I noted many moments of confusion ..
  48. pmc Exposure to blood among mortuary workers in teaching hospitals in south-west Nigeria
    Babatunde Ogunnowo
    College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, Nigeria
    Pan Afr Med J 11:61. 2012
    ..A baseline assessment is important to plan for programmes to safeguard the health of workers. The aim of this study is to determine exposure rates to blood among mortuary workers in teaching hospitals in South West Nigeria...
  49. ncbi Calcined bone provides a reliable substrate for strontium isotope ratios as shown by an enrichment experiment
    Christophe Snoeck
    Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, University of Oxford, Dyson Perrins Building, South Parks Rd, Oxford, OX1 3QY, UK
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 29:107-14. 2015
    ..as the ability to measure in vivo (87) Sr/(86) Sr from calcined bone would greatly extend application to places and periods in which cremation was the dominant mortuary practice, or where unburned bone and enamel do not survive.
  50. ncbi Standards and guidelines for willed body donations at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, 2007
    Steven Labrash
    Willed Body Donation Program, University of Hawai i, USA
    Hawaii Med J 66:72, 74-5. 2007
  51. ncbi [The living and the dead in 18th-century Europe]
    Adriano Properi
    Soc Stor 25:781-85. 2002
  52. 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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  53. ncbi Marburg workers battle to win trust of locals
    Emma Marris
    Nature 434:946. 2005
  54. pmc GMC clears doctors who signed cremation forms for Shipman
    Owen Dyer
    BMJ 331:126. 2005
  55. 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
  56. ncbi Delayed recognition -- Larrey and Les Invalides
    David R Welling
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814 2799, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:373-6. 2006
  57. ncbi [Cremation plant planning and related hygienic-sanitary aspects]
    A Santarsiero
    Dipartimento Ambiente e Prevenzione Primaria, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Roma
    Ann Ig 17:463-75. 2005
    ..As a matter of fact, for planning the demand for cremation from Circular No. 10 of 31 July of 1998 it is necessary to assess the decomposition time in burial sites...
  58. ncbi Review of epidemiological studies on the occupational risk of tuberculosis in low-incidence areas
    Andreas Seidler
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Respiration 72:431-46. 2005
    ..There is a need for large population-based studies with precise definition of exposure, which should include molecular epidemiologic methods in the investigation of occupational risk factors of tuberculosis...
  59. 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))...
  60. ncbi Laying the body to rest
    Susan Maas
    Minn Med 87:20-2, 37. 2004
  61. 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
  62. ncbi Note on Thorson and Powell: undertakers' sense of humor
    W E Thompson
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Texas A and M University, Commerce 75429-3011, USA
    Psychol Rep 89:607-8. 2001
    ..These findings differ markedly with some in 1991 from a 2-yr. ethnographic study conducted with morticians and funeral directors in four states regarding how they managed the stigma associated with their occupation...
  63. ncbi [Organization of work in the North-Caucasus region for the admission, investigation and shipment of killed servicemen]
    V V Kolkutin
    Voen Med Zh 324:21-4. 2003
  64. pmc Adverse pregnancy outcomes around incinerators and crematoriums in Cumbria, north west England, 1956-93
    T J B Dummer
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, Department of Child Health, University of Newcastle, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:456-61. 2003
    ..To investigate the risk of stillbirth, neonatal death, and lethal congenital anomaly among babies of mothers living close to incinerators and crematoriums in Cumbria, north west England, 1956-93...
  65. ncbi Graveyard gleanings: socio-economic, geographical and gender inequalities in health at Tynemouth, UK, 1833-1853
    E M Gould
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
    J Public Health Med 22:280-6. 2000
    ..Tynemouth General Cemetery (TGC) was established in 1833 as a private cemetery with unusually detailed records...
  66. ncbi The effects of body mass on cremation weight
    Shannon E May
    Department of Anthropology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Forensic Sci 56:3-9. 2011
    ..while higher body mass in the general population has simultaneously made cremation a more cost-effective mortuary practice. This study analyzed the relationship between body mass and bone mass, as reflected through cremation weight...
  67. pmc Disposal of remains of fetuses of under 24 weeks' gestation
    R G Forster
    BMJ 326:338. 2003
  68. ncbi Death anxiety in a national sample of United States funeral directors and its relationship with death exposure, age, and sex
    Laura K Harrawood
    Idaho State University, Department of Counseling, Pocatello 83209 8120, USA
    Omega (Westport) 58:129-46. 2008
    ..The significant negative correlations were stronger for women than men across all three subscales. Results, direction for further research, and implications of the findings for mental health workers are discussed...
  69. ncbi Post-mortem considerations of Yttrium-90 90Y microsphere therapy procedures
    Kevin Nelson
    Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Health Phys 95:S156-61. 2008
    ..Further education of medical staff and funeral home directors with crematoriums is necessary. Close cooperation with the regulatory authority was instrumental in resolving this situation...
  70. ncbi [A German military cemetery in Switzerland]
    M Petzoldt
    Klinikpfarrer, Deutsches Evangelisches Klinikpfarramt Davos, an der Hochgebirgsklinik Davos
    Pneumologie 61:522-4. 2007
  71. ncbi Psychological intervention with mortuary workers after the September 11 attack: the Dover Behavioral Health Consultant model
    Alan L Peterson
    Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX 78236 5300, USA
    Mil Med 167:83-6. 2002
    ..Implications related to popular models of critical incident intervention and directions for future controlled research are discussed...
  72. ncbi [Ritual and ceremonial: funeral ceremonies in the courts of the nobility in the early modern period]
    Pavel Kral
    Sb Pr Filos Fak Brnenske Univ Rada Hist 51:71-86. 2002
  73. pmc Using mortuary statistics in the development of an injury surveillance system in Ghana
    Jason London
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 80:357-64. 2002
    ..To develop, in a mortuary setting, a pilot programme for improving the accuracy of records of deaths caused by injury...
  74. ncbi [Public health on the battle-field: some models of movable crematoria of the XIXth century]
    Alessandro Porro
    Department für Chirurgie, für Radiologie und für Gerichtsmedizin, Lehrstuhl für Geschichte der Medizin, Universität Brescia, Italia
    Pneumologie 61:798-800. 2007
  75. pmc Polish police hold health workers over alleged murder of patients
    Katka Krosnar
    BMJ 324:260. 2002
  76. ncbi The environmental and biosecurity characteristics of livestock carcass disposal methods: A review
    Ceri L Gwyther
    School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography, College of Natural Sciences, Bangor University, Gwynedd, LL57 2UW, UK
    Waste Manag 31:767-78. 2011
    ....
  77. 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))...
  78. ncbi The bones of the body politic: thoughts on the Savorgnan de Brazza Mausoleum
    Rémy Bazenguissa-Ganga
    Université de Sciences et Technologies de Lille 1, France
    Int J Urban Reg Res 35:445-52. 2011
    ..Through the splendour of the monument, this aesthetic sense articulates the denial of the presence of the nameless dead...
  79. ncbi Samuel Hieron's "Worldling": a funeral sermon, 1618 and the controversy over eulogies
    Bettie Anne Doebler
    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 4302, USA
    Omega (Westport) 64:261-74. 2011
    ..Hieron prepared the sermon for publication to deny their charges but died before it appeared. His experience indicates parishioners expected to participate in decisions about how funeral services were conducted...
  80. ncbi Is it ever enough to die of old age?
    Clare L Hawley
    Chesterfield and District Crematorium, Chesterfield Road, Brimington, Chesterfield S43 1AU, UK
    Age Ageing 32:484-6. 2003
    ..To determine how often 'old age' was given as a cause of death in patients presenting for cremation, with particular reference to their characteristics and the medical conditions known to the certifying doctor at the time of death...
  81. ncbi Gardens of stone: searching for evidence of secularization and acceptance of death in grave inscriptions from 1900-2009
    Keith A Anderson
    College of Social Work, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1162, USA
    Omega (Westport) 63:359-71. 2011
    ..These findings are further discussed in light of the continued evolution of death memorials...
  82. ncbi The Buen Pastor cemetery in Trujillo, Venezuela: measuring dengue vector output from a public area
    Mayumi Abe
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 10:597-603. 2005
    ..The study shows the importance of public places as sources of dengue vectors in urban areas, and the need to include such areas in vector control programmes...
  83. ncbi Health and safety considerations following the death of a patient
    Brigit Dimond
    University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK
    Br J Nurs 13:673-6. 2004
    ..The pacemaker exploded in the crematorium and the local authority who was responsible for its upkeep claimed compensation from the family or NHS trust. Who, if anyone, is liable?..
  84. ncbi Potential contamination of forensic entomology samples collected in the mortuary: a case report
    M S Archer
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University, 57 83 Kavanagh St, Southbank, VIC 3006, Australia
    Med Sci Law 45:89-91. 2005
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  85. ncbi 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...
  86. ncbi 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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  87. pmc 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...
  88. ncbi 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...
  89. 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...
  90. 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...
  91. 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...
  92. ncbi [History of death]
    Michel Vovelle
    Cuad Hist 22:17-29. 2002
  93. 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...
  94. 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...
  95. 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...
  96. ncbi 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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  97. ncbi 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...
  98. ncbi The final view
    Christian Duffin
    Nurs Older People 19:20-1. 2007
  99. 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...
  100. ncbi 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...
  101. 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...