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Embalmers & Undertakers Examination
Embalmers & Undertakers
Examination in 1902
Submitted by: Jennifer Ammons, transcribed by: Tammie Chada
- 1. Give some signs of death?
- 2. What is embalming?
- 3. How many kinds of embalming do you practice and what are they?
- 4. Name and locate the different cavities of the body?
- 5. What organs of the body are located in the different cavities and position of same?
- 6. How do you inject the different cavities?
- 7. Describe, after death, the difference between an artery and a vein?
- 8. Describe and locate the arteries used in embalming?
- 9. Why do you inject an artery instead of a vein?
- 10. How much fluid do you use in injecting the arteries of an adult?
- 11. What becomes of the blood after death?
- 12. How do you withdraw the blood from the body?
- 13. In embalming, when do you draw blood from the body before or after injecting the arteries?
- 14. Name at least ten (10) contagious or infectious diseases?
- 15. How would you prepare a body for transportation having died from an infectious or contagious disease?
- 16. What diseases are liable to be communicated by clothing, bed linen, etc.?
- 17. What is a disinfectant?
- 18. Name three or more recognized disinfectants?
- 19. What means do you employ in guarding against the spread of contagious diseases?
- 20. State fully how you disinfect yourself and paraphernalia after handling a contagious or infectious disease?
- 21. Name and locate four (4) principal arteries used in embalming a body?
- 22. What infectious or contagious diseases are prohibited from being shipped by railway?
- 23. How would you prepare a body for transportation which has been disinterred?
- 24. What would you do with the blood fluid from a body dead from a contagious or infectious disease?
- 25. What is rigor mortis?
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