Presenter/Author Type

Undergraduate Student

Department or Field of Research

Mortuary Science and Funeral Service

Submission type

Poster Proposal (Students Only)

Disciplines

Biological Factors | Chemicals and Drugs | Circulatory and Respiratory Physiology | Digestive, Oral, and Skin Physiology | Enzymes and Coenzymes | Medicine and Health Sciences

Keywords

Cyanide, Embalming, Chemicals

Brief Description

To inform funeral professionals, or anyone interested, what cyanide poisoning is, how death from it occurs, how to detect it in postmortem remains, how it poses a problem for embalmers, and what embalming techniques can be used to treat it.

 

Problems in Embalming: Cyanide Poisoning

To inform funeral professionals, or anyone interested, what cyanide poisoning is, how death from it occurs, how to detect it in postmortem remains, how it poses a problem for embalmers, and what embalming techniques can be used to treat it.