You may be wondering who leads the embalming. Is it the undertaker, or is there a specific embalmers. The roles of undertakers and embalmers are decidedly not the same. Typically, an undertaker, a person who arranged for the final funeral, burial or cremation of the deceased. The undertaker is very often the person we call the funeral home but are in some places it further distinction between the two jobs.
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The embalmer is usually a specialist with extensive training in the practice of embalming, which is considered an art and a science. The embalmers training requires a very intensive study of anatomy, thanatology (study of death), chemicals and embalming practices, and very often study in a funeral home, followed by formal tests and almost exclusively (especially in the U.S.), the licensing . Laws related to the level of training needed is a functioning embalmer vary from place to place.
Embalming practices vary from country to country or religious practices, religious practice. We'll focus primarily on the most prominent embalming practices in the Western World. Here is one more step embalming process, which greatly over the years developed and improved further through careful study and research.
The following describes the typical steps
the most common embalming. However, we must remember that these techniques vary from place to place. Some may find the following discussion on graphic or uncomfortable.
The process of embalming always begins with the identification of the body
(Most usually, by the wrist or arm tag. Next, set the embalmers, by ensuring that, in fact, the person is really dead.
Very often a cloth over the middle part of the body for reasons of modesty is appropriate. Next, are the remains washed
in special disinfectant solutions. During this process, the embalmer massages and flexes
the arms and legs of the dead in order to alleviate the effects of rigor mortis.
In death, the mandible is ultimately to be relaxed, without the muscles needed to hold mouth. The embalmer's next task is, and close your mouth. The mouth can be closed in different ways. Most often it is closed by sewing with a needle and ligature. Sometimes the mouth is by use of an adhesive is set. Other times, the mouth is closed and posed in a lifelike expression by threading a wire in the jaw with a needle injector.
Technical embalming typically done in four stages.
First Arterial embalming. This is the injection of embalming chemicals into the blood vessels, usually by direct injection into the right carotid artery (neck). This is to replace the blood in the veins embalming chemicals. The injection of embalming solution is achieved by using a pump, while the embalmer massages the body in an effort to break down blood clots in the circulation and to ensure that the embalming fluid is distributed properly. If the deceased suffered from circulatory problems, it is often necessary for the embalmers different points of injection use.
Second Cavity embalming. This includes the extraction of body fluids and the injection of chemicals embalming in body cavities. During this process the body cavities with concentrated chemicals that contain formaldehyde are injected.
Third Hypodermic embalming, the injection of embalming chemicals under the skin.
4th Surface embalming, is a method especially visible for injured body parts.
Normally the process takes about two hours of embalming. The process may take longer in cases where need for extensive reconstruction Sat
of facial features (after an accident, for example).
You should remember that a person will always look different after they have died. What we are missing our look into the life when we pass away. The lack of breath, lack of movement of the muscles, the location of the blood in the body of the deceased to make all look very different than they help remind you.