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Query about Dissection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   HI i havent got long my name is XXXXXXXX and im here ... prison im due to be executed soon but can i ask will it hurt my execution ?
Doctor :   May I know the mode of execution?
Doctor :   Is it by electrocution.
User :   yes will i feel much paine
Doctor :   The common mode of execution in the... is electrocution.
User :   yes this is how im being executed
Doctor :   Electrocution produces convulsions during which the senses are lost.
Doctor :   It also causes the heart to go into arrhythmias.
Doctor :   Both of these leads to death.
User :   so am i going die quickly
Doctor :   You may feel the shock sensation for a second or two, but the you will not feel the other sensation.
Doctor :   Death will occur in a few seconds.
User :   thay say thay will run it for up to 2mins am i going be dead then
Doctor :   Yes, you would be brain dead by then.
User :   may i ask y do thay need me to wear paper pants for
Doctor :   Convulsion can cause urine and fecal incontinance.
Doctor :   * incontinence I mean.
User :   whats that meane
Doctor :   That would be the reason.
Doctor :   It means that there would be involuntary stool and urine passage.
User :   ok may i ask once im dead and ready to be removed from chair will my body be easy to move
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   do you think its a good thing as i got no familly members that as im going be an unclimed body that my body is sent for use for specimen samples for anatomy ?
Doctor :   I would be able to answer your medical queries. My personal opinion may not be a standard answer.
Doctor :   Hence I would like not to comment on this query.
User :   ok but what are the samples my body is going be used for
Doctor :   It is dependent on the condition of the organs.
Doctor :   The organs that would be useful as considered by the anatomist would be used.
User :   do you think it matters thay have a pathoglist here who takes our executed bodys and performs autopsy on them to deside what parts of us are usefull
User :   will he beable to see whats okto use ?
Doctor :   yes.
Doctor :   He alon with the anatomist would be the person who would decide that.
User :   will he need my body to be fully unclothed
User :   to perform autopsy
Doctor :   Autopsy can be performed only when the clothes removed.
Doctor :   It is same as when a surgery is performed.
Doctor :   And hence your clothes would be removed.
User :   yhea but im going be totally unclothed do you think thaywillremove the paper pants too
Doctor :   Most probably, you would have to be.
User :   may i ask will he cut my body much
Doctor :   I am not specialised in autopsy.
Doctor :   Hence I cannot provide you with the right information.
Doctor :   This question would be best answered by a pathologist alone.
User :   ok i have a form here saying do i wish my body to be used for anatomy teaching in school or uni please tick yes or no what does it meane
Doctor :   It probably would refer to use of the body for anatomy teaching either through dissection or by the specimen samples.
User :   there is 3 choices dissection / specimen or plastination whats this ?
User :   iv got to tick one choice
Doctor :   Dissection is a anatomical study by dissection of the body,
Doctor :   Specimen collection is a self explaining term
Doctor :   Plastination refers to a procedure where the body would be chemically altered to prevent decayingl.
User :   would plastination meane my full body
Doctor :   yes, generally it would be.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   SO will my body need to be fully unclothed still
User :   whats this polymor stuff thats injected into me for plastination
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   It is the chemical that would help in preventing the decaying.
User :   where will this be injected into me
Doctor :   It would be injected to the vein after the blood is removed through the same vein.
User :   which vain is this
User :   am i going be layied out for this
Doctor :   One of the larger veins.
User :   it says here if plastination is the choice then i give consent for antomist dr van hagen to use me for public display whos he ??
Doctor :   He is a Doctor who is specialized in the procedure of plastinationl
Doctor :   He is one of a German doctor.
Doctor :   I do not have any other information about him.
User :   ic so will he take my body then
User :   is he the guy who skines bodys if so i think i know who he is now
Doctor :   As I have already mentioned to you, that I do not have more information on him.
User :   ok may i ask whats the dissection in school or uni meane
Doctor :   I cannot comment on this query.
Doctor :   It is a method by which the dead body, referred to as cadaver is dissected for anatomical studies.
User :   so as i be a cadaver am i usefull to them
Doctor :   You would be very useful.
User :   well im going give consent to this then as im sure there make good use of me
User :   where will i be taken for studies
Doctor :   According to my personal opinion, that would be the best choice.
Doctor :   It would be in a medical college or the university.
User :   yes i think your rhight and i wish to help them by giveing consent
Doctor :   Do you have any other query that I can assist you with.
User :   where in uni or college
Doctor :   It would be in the anatomy department of the medical college or university.
User :   is this where there take me later today after execution
Doctor :   I am not aware of the rules and regulations that are followed in the state prison.
Doctor :   Since I am a general practitiones.
User :   ok but is this where im most likely to end up
Doctor :   So sorry again, I cannot comment on this.
Doctor :   Probably, yes.
User :   ok but during studies am i fully used
Doctor :   Except for a few areas that cannot be studied by dissection, the rest of them would be used.
User :   whats these areas
Doctor :   The genitalia, the skin, the scalp, the organs of the body.
Doctor :   They are studied by use of slides under microscope.
User :   ic what happens to these parts of my body then
Doctor :   They would be left alone.
User :   ic so for what thay do study will my body look diffrent from as i do now
Doctor :   Can you re frame your last query? I
Doctor :   Yes, it would be looking different finally.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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