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High rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection in funeral home workers in Ecuador: Is it an occupational risk for COVID-19?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Frontiers in public health [Front Public Health] 2022 Nov 11; Vol. 10, pp. 1012434. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 11 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract: Aim: The COVID-19 outbreak has already caused more than 6.5 million deaths, overwhelming health systems worldwide. The unusual demand for funeral home services could make these workers a potential risk group for occupational exposure to SARS-CoV-2 asso...

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Battery life of cardiac implantable electronic devices explanted in funeral homes: a potential resource for underserved nations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Expert review of medical devices [Expert Rev Med Devices] 2022 Sep; Vol. 19 (9), pp. 733-737. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 05.

Abstract: Introduction: Cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) could still have adequate battery life and functionality when they are explanted after the death of the carrier, supposing an important resource for low- and middle- income countries where pa...

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Assessment of formaldehyde exposures under contemporary embalming conditions in U.S. funeral homes.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene [J Occup Environ Hyg] 2022 Jul; Vol. 19 (7), pp. 425-436. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 03.

Abstract: The funeral service profession has used formaldehyde-containing embalming solutions for the preparation of decedents since the early 1900s. The available literature regarding funeral director exposure to formaldehyde largely consists of data collected ...

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Seeing Death Up Close: Funeral Directors as Forgotten First Responders in the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Publication Type: Editorial & Opinion

Source(s): American journal of public health [Am J Public Health] 2021 Jul; Vol. 111 (S2), pp. S57-S58.

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Social Work in Funeral Homes, a Unique Chinese Practice?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Omega [Omega (Westport)] 2021 Feb; Vol. 82 (3), pp. 488-499. Date of Electronic Publication: 2018 Dec 21.

Abstract: Social workers were introduced to funeral homes in China amid the transition and expansion of both the funeral home industry and the social work profession and are proving to play a valuable, though under-researched role in serving not just clients but...

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Brief report: Challenges of conducting research within the funeral services sector in South Africa.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Death studies [Death Stud] 2020; Vol. 44 (6), pp. 379-383. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Jan 21.

Abstract: Funeral services sector personnel are at risk of contracting infectious diseases and have poor adherence to universal safety precautions. More work needs to be done to understand this industry; however, there is limited information on conducting resear...

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Human Decedent Identification Unit: identifying the deceased at a South African medico-legal mortuary.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Journal of Legal Medicine. Nov2022, Vol. 136 Issue 6, p1889-1896. 8p.

Abstract: The Johannesburg Forensic Pathology Services medico-legal mortuary perform postmortem examinations on all cases of unnatural deaths in the greater Johannesburg metropolitan area, in South Africa. Unidentified decedents can comprise up to 10.0% of the t...

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An observational study of safe and risky practices in funeral homes in South Africa.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde [S Afr Med J] 2019 Jul 26; Vol. 109 (8), pp. 587-591. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Jul 26.

Abstract: Background: Funeral home personnel are at risk of exposure to infectious hazards. The high prevalence of infectious diseases in South Africa means that these workers and family members of deceased individuals are vulnerable to infection if proper safet...

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Managing the consumption of death and digital media: The funeral director as market intermediary.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Death studies [Death Stud] 2019; Vol. 43 (7), pp. 446-455. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Jan 09.

Abstract: A growing number of companies are offering digital products and services for use in funerals. Drawing on interdisciplinary research in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, we explore how funeral directors operate as intermediaries for t...

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Brain donation in the era of COVID 19: challenges to the harvest in the face of a pandemic.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Cell and tissue banking [Cell Tissue Bank] 2021 Jun; Vol. 22 (2), pp. 241-247. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Nov 11.

Abstract: We have experienced numerous new challenges during the process of brain harvesting in the period of COVID-19. Although brain harvests have continued successfully during this time period, the numerous uncertainties and challenges described in this paper...

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