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If You Want To Study Medicine Do You Have To Examine Dead Bodies
Generally yes: Examining dead bodies is essential to learning about human structure and pathology. In theory, one could learn about structure, anatomy, through virtual dissection, however, if you concerned about examining dead bodies, how do you feel about examining living, sick, unclean, smelly bodies with ulcers. Medicine requires compassion, tolerance and empathy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More than one way: The usual process for preserving a corpse is by embalming. Preservative fluid is injected into the body that retards decay that would occur otherwise. Refrigeration may be use to preserve the body. For public display an un-emblalmed body may be placed on large blocks of dry ice. ...Read more
About formalin (used to preserve dead bodies)? Is it toxic or carcinogenic if you have to work with it?
Yes, it's toxic: Yes, formalin is toxic -- that's why they ventilate anatomy labs well (at least in good medical schools). It's also carcinogenic. Recently, i learned something else: that the hairdressing technique called "brazilian blow-out" also involves formaldehyde gas -- it's emitted in the process. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/06/business/brazilian-blowout-agrees-to-a-4-5-million-settlement.html. ...Read more
Antibiotics caused bad body odorlike of a dead fish. Which medicine will help to solve my problem???
My 3 year old is sick again..He keeps throwing up and his stool smells really bad like a dead body..And when this happend, he want eat..So I've gave him pedialite and juices..He has no fever this time bur last month he did and he had the sane symptoms..I
Diet, Daycare ?: Various factors. Most common ones is day care. Kids have numerous sick kids around them that can cause symptoms of viral gastroenteritis. Second would be any food intolerance. See if there is any recurrent symptoms with certain foods offered? You might want to try rotating his diet. Another would be parasites or bacteria in the GI tract. What ever the cause, make sure he is well hydrated. ...Read more
Get examined...: You are describing neurological symptoms that should be evaluated by your physician. They will get further history, do an exam, and determine if any diagnostic testing is warranted. It is concerning to have an entire side of your body go numb, please get evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very low body fat: An extremely low body fat percentage would be a sign of poor health but would not indicate death in any way. There is no such thing as legally dead based on body fat. Death is based on lack of breathing, heartbeat, and brain activity. ...Read more
Information: The skin relaces the surface cells almost every day wthout us knowing about it. Simpley showering or bathing usually works the best. ...Read more
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