5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Popliteal Artery
- Radial and Ulnar Arteries
- Surface embalming
- Postembalming analysis
- a Suture from the distal portion of the incision medially
- b Used to treat intact skin that has not received sufficient arterial fluid.
- c Begin the suture at the inferior (or distal) portion of the incision and suture superiorly
- d Time period after embalming examination of body by embalmer touch up any areas
- e Crackling sensation produced when gases trapped in tissues are palpated, as in subcutaneous emphysema or tissue gas.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- (Bruise) Discoloration of the skin caused by the escape of blood within the tissues; generally accompanied by swelling
- Postmortem evacution of any substance from an external orifice of the body as a result of pressure.
- If using the parallel incision, suture from the inferior portion of the incision superiorly. If using a supraclavicular incision, suture from the medial portion of the incision laterally.
- Linen thread is stronger than cotton thread. It is recommended for autopsy and vessel incision sutures. Dental floss is used for restorative sutures, which are located on visible areas.
- "Hidden stitch," used on exposed areas of the body and is directed through the subcutaneous tissues only.
5 True/False Questions
Axillary Artery → Suture from the inferior portion of the incision superiorly.
Autopsy gel → Preservative gels available in two viscosities: a gel that is thin and can be poured, and a more viscous gel that can easily be applied by brush to the skin surface.
Invasive devices → Pacemaker, intravenous needles, surgical drains, colostomy apparatus
Brachial Artery → Suture from the medial portion of the incision laterally
A 3/8-inch Circle Needle → Pacemaker, intravenous needles, surgical drains, colostomy apparatus