Summary: Activities associated with the physical burial of the dead. It excludes cultural practices such as funeral rites.
Publications151 found, 100 shown here
- 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...
- Infectious disease risks from dead bodies following natural disastersOliver 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...
- A gold dental prosthesis of Roman imperial ageSimona Minozzi
Department of Oncology, Division of Palaeopathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Am J Med 120:e1-2. 2007
- MummiesNiels 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...
- [Head protection and cranial injury in the middle ages]László Józsa
Orv Hetil 147:1519-21. 2006
- Phenotypic approaches for understanding patterns of intracemetery biological variationChristopher 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...
- [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...
- Genetic analysis of modern and historical burned human remainsNicole 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...
- Parasitism in Kansas in the 1800s: a glimpse to the past through the analysis of grave sediments from Meadowlark cemeteryMatthieu 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...
- A description of the methods used to obtain information on ancient disease and medicine and of how the evidence has survivedNeil 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...
- Human cremation in Mexico 3,000 years agoWilliam 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...
- Comparison of child morbidity in two contrasting medieval cemeteries from DenmarkP 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...
- [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...
- Osteoarchaeological evidence for leprosy from western Central AsiaSoren 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...
- Typological and technological study of prehistoric implements in animal hard tissuesAlberto 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...
- Analysis of dental attrition and mortality in the Medieval village of Tirup, DenmarkJesper 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...
- [Funeral rites]Françoise Bardet
Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 100:61. 2007
- Nuclear and mitochondrial DNA analysis of a 2,000-year-old necropolis in the Egyin Gol Valley of MongoliaChristine 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...
- Genetic analysis on Tuoba Xianbei remains excavated from Qilang Mountain Cemetery in Qahar Right Wing Middle Banner of Inner MongoliaYu 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...
- Infectious disease among enslaved African Americans at Eaton's Estate, Warren County, North Carolina, ca. 1830-1850Patricia 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...
- The relationship between bone and ash weight to body weight and body length of Thai corpses in Bangkok and central part of Thailand after cremationThamrong 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...
- Transverse--Harris--lines in a skeletal population from the 1711 Danish plague siteGabriela N Fiscella
Department of Biological Anthropology, Université de la Méditerrannée Aix Marseille II, Marseille, France
Anthropol Anz 66:129-38. 2008....
- Diagnosing post-mortem treatments which inhibit DNA amplification from US MIAs buried at the PunchbowlH 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...
- Identification through X-ray fluorescence analysis of dental restorative resin materials: a comprehensive study of noncremated, cremated, and processed-cremated individualsMary 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...
- Elemental analysis of bone: proton-induced X-ray emission testing in forensic casesM 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...
- Return of bone archives is a loss to humanityNeil Chalmers
Nature 427:287. 2004
- Thai tsunami victim identification overview to dateH 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%...
- Cremation weights in east TennesseeWilliam 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...
- Lateral angle: a method for sexing using the petrous boneAnna 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...
- Dead and forsakenAmanda Ripley
Time 159:41, 43. 2002
- Elemental analysis of human cremains using ICP-OES to classify legitimate and contaminated cremainsTimothy 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....
- Experiences in tsunami victim identificationM Tsokos
Int J Legal Med 120:185-7. 2006
- September 11 revisited: the involvement of PADIT with United Flight 93William P Yeomans
Pa Dent J (Harrisb) 69:31-2. 2002
- Experiences at ground zeroNorman R Goodman
Pa Dent J (Harrisb) 69:34-5. 2002
- PADIT enhances reputation. Team excels while interfacing with federal, state and local agencies in disastersRaymond M Juriga
Pa Dent J (Harrisb) 69:37. 2002
- His honour'd bonesA 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...
- A clinical study of kuru patients with long incubation periods at the end of the epidemic in Papua New GuineaJohn 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...
- A history of kuruMichael 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 ..
- Review. The epidemiology of kuru: monitoring the epidemic from its peak to its endMichael 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...
- Dead body with mourners: medical reflections on the entombment of ChristJohan P Mackenbach
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
BMJ 327:215-8. 2003
- [Communi-cavia]Iaira Boissevain
Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 133:387. 2008
- Educating undertakersC Peota
Minn Med 87:7. 2004
- [The edification of a poetic tomb: from ritual to anthology]Joel Castonguay Belanger
Etud Fr 38:55-69. 2002
- Human lead exposure in a late 19th century mental asylum populationNathan W Bower
Department of Chemistry, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 3294, USA
Sci Total Environ 372:463-73. 2007....
- Positive and negative psychological impact after secondary exposure to politically motivated violence among body handlers and rehabilitation workersShimon 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...
- 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....
- Ritual vicissitudes: the uncertainties of Singaporean suicide ritesRuth 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 ..
- Exposure to blood among mortuary workers in teaching hospitals in south-west NigeriaBabatunde 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...
- Calcined bone provides a reliable substrate for strontium isotope ratios as shown by an enrichment experimentChristophe 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.
- Standards and guidelines for willed body donations at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, 2007Steven Labrash
Willed Body Donation Program, University of Hawai i, USA
Hawaii Med J 66:72, 74-5. 2007
- [The living and the dead in 18th-century Europe]Adriano Properi
Soc Stor 25:781-85. 2002
- mtDNA analysis of human remains from an early Danish Christian cemeteryLars Rudbeck
Research Laboratory, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Am J Phys Anthropol 128:424-9. 2005....
- Marburg workers battle to win trust of localsEmma Marris
Nature 434:946. 2005
- GMC clears doctors who signed cremation forms for ShipmanOwen Dyer
BMJ 331:126. 2005
- 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
- Delayed recognition -- Larrey and Les InvalidesDavid R Welling
Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814 2799, USA
J Am Coll Surg 202:373-6. 2006
- [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...
- Review of epidemiological studies on the occupational risk of tuberculosis in low-incidence areasAndreas 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...
- Agromyces italicus sp. nov., Agromyces humatus sp. nov. and Agromyces lapidis sp. nov., isolated from Roman catacombsValme 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))...
- Laying the body to restSusan Maas
Minn Med 87:20-2, 37. 2004
- [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
- Note on Thorson and Powell: undertakers' sense of humorW 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...
- [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
- Adverse pregnancy outcomes around incinerators and crematoriums in Cumbria, north west England, 1956-93T 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...
- Graveyard gleanings: socio-economic, geographical and gender inequalities in health at Tynemouth, UK, 1833-1853E 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...
- The effects of body mass on cremation weightShannon 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...
- Disposal of remains of fetuses of under 24 weeks' gestationR G Forster
BMJ 326:338. 2003
- Death anxiety in a national sample of United States funeral directors and its relationship with death exposure, age, and sexLaura 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...
- Post-mortem considerations of Yttrium-90 90Y microsphere therapy proceduresKevin 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...
- [A German military cemetery in Switzerland]M Petzoldt
Klinikpfarrer, Deutsches Evangelisches Klinikpfarramt Davos, an der Hochgebirgsklinik Davos
Pneumologie 61:522-4. 2007
- Psychological intervention with mortuary workers after the September 11 attack: the Dover Behavioral Health Consultant modelAlan 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...
- [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
- Using mortuary statistics in the development of an injury surveillance system in GhanaJason 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...
- [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
- Polish police hold health workers over alleged murder of patientsKatka Krosnar
BMJ 324:260. 2002
- The environmental and biosecurity characteristics of livestock carcass disposal methods: A reviewCeri 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....
- Phyllobacterium catacumbae sp. nov., a member of the order 'Rhizobiales' isolated from Roman catacombsV 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))...
- The bones of the body politic: thoughts on the Savorgnan de Brazza MausoleumRémy 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...
- Samuel Hieron's "Worldling": a funeral sermon, 1618 and the controversy over eulogiesBettie 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...
- 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...
- Gardens of stone: searching for evidence of secularization and acceptance of death in grave inscriptions from 1900-2009Keith 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...
- The Buen Pastor cemetery in Trujillo, Venezuela: measuring dengue vector output from a public areaMayumi 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...
- Health and safety considerations following the death of a patientBrigit 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?..
- Potential contamination of forensic entomology samples collected in the mortuary: a case reportM S Archer
Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University, 57 83 Kavanagh St, Southbank, VIC 3006, Australia
Med Sci Law 45:89-91. 2005....
- The effect of the postmortem interval on the redistribution of drugs: a comparison of mortuary admission and autopsy blood specimensDimitri 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...
- The complex spectrum of forensic issues arising from obesityRoger W Byard
School of Medical Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Forensic Sci Med Pathol 8:402-13. 2012....
- Death and the dead-house in Victorian asylums: necroscopy versus mourning at the Royal Edinburgh Asylum, C. 1832-1901Jonathan 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...
- Fate of pathogens in a simulated bioreduction system for livestock carcassesCeri 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...
- The South African National Non-Natural Mortality Surveillance System--rationale, pilot results and evaluationA 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...
- Quantification of epithelial cell micronuclei by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in mortuary science students exposed to formaldehydeN 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...
- The role of the district nurse when involved in the coronial processRichard 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...
- [History of death]Michel Vovelle
Cuad Hist 22:17-29. 2002
- Stigma and rejection: living with AIDS in villages in southern ThailandP 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...
- 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...
- Detection of anthrax spores in endemic regions of northern CanadaD 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...
- Insights from the inside: histological analysis of abnormal enamel microstructure associated with hypoplastic enamel defects in human teethC Witzel
Department of Biology, University of Hildesheim, D 31141 Hildesheim, Germany
Am J Phys Anthropol 136:400-14. 2008....
- Body Worlds: looking back and looking aheadDirk 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...
- The final viewChristian Duffin
Nurs Older People 19:20-1. 2007
- Effects of exposure to death in a war mortuary on posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms of intrusion and avoidanceJ 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...
- Mortuary operations in the aftermath of the 2009 Victorian bushfiresJodie 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...
- Bodily matters above and below ground: the treatment of American remains from the Korean WarJudith 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...