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Information about body donation for dissection after suicide - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi who am i chating with
User :   hi may i ask you as a body doner would being hanged stop me from being a cadaver ??
Doctor :   Do you mean cadaver for dissection?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you mean hanging for yourself?
User :   yes can i still be a doner
Doctor :   As I believe Suicides are not accepted for donorship
User :   it be done at the etunasia clinic
Doctor :   on the legal perspective I do not think so
User :   so if i do this what will happen to my body
Doctor :   That is a tough question for me yet because I am not experienced in forensic medicine
User :   but what do you think happen to me
Doctor :   You will die if you hang yourself to death
Doctor :   later you will be taken for autopsy and investigated if is suicide or homicide
Doctor :   I think this is the process for scrutinizing the cause of the death
User :   y will thay do autopsy
User :   how will autopsy be done
Doctor :   I am sorry, I do not have exact details of it as I have hardly attended any of the autopsy classes during my medical school years
User :   ok may i ask if this is not done but thay can do a execution for me if i consent
Doctor :   Is it ? Interesting
Doctor :   Can you please tell me how
User :   what you meane
Doctor :   I do not know about execution in china on one's consent
Doctor :   Where did you find this information
Doctor :   Can you please share?
User :   thay can do etunassia clinic but the method used there is injection or electric chair method may i ask if i was to choose electric char method will i die quick
User :   a friend told me about this y was he haveing me on do thay not do this ??
Doctor :   I think electric chair method is quicker
Doctor :   I guess though
User :   but what happens to me will ifeel much pain
Doctor :   yes
User :   can i ask will it take long for me to die
Doctor :   On electric chair may be a period of 15 minutes
User :   will i feel the full 15 mins
Doctor :   Ofcourse
User :   but will i be dead at end of 15 mins
Doctor :   Yes most often
User :   can i ask is it true my body willget hot ??
Doctor :   yes
User :   may i ask do you understand that i wish to be a cadaver for teaching as the students need to learn ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   But the suicides will not let you be a cadaver at dissection for students
User :   where will i end up then
Doctor :   You are legally bond if you commit suicide
Doctor :   Till the trial is done at the evidence is collected
User :   so where is my body kept
Doctor :   In the mortuary
User :   ic maybe best i die at home natrally then thay can use my body yes
Doctor :   Even at home you should not commit suicide
Doctor :   It should be a natural death
Doctor :   and you should write it in the will that you want to donate the body
Doctor :   to the students for their learning
Doctor :   This is the processes followed
User :   no thats what i meane natural death at home
User :   and yes i made a will saying that i wish to leave my body for teaching anatomy this is correct to do yes
Doctor :   yes
User :   then may i ask what happens once im dead at this point will my wish be done
Doctor :   yes
User :   then i shell wait to die natrualy
Doctor :   yes good
Doctor :   Suicide is not a positive sign
Doctor :   Ok, time for next patient
Doctor :   Let us catch up later
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   its ok thanks for yor help there will be no sucide
Doctor :   You are good
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