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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   HI may i ask whom im chating with
Doctor :   hello
User :   hi may i ask you about my body donation ?
Doctor :   sure
User :   may i ask do you think its a good thing iv donated my body for med students to use after i die from cancer of the brain stem i have
Doctor :   you need to contact the hospital where you are planning to give
Doctor :   and then they can provide you with all the required information
Doctor :   as different rules apply depending on the case
User :   so you never used cadavers
Doctor :   only in med schools we had used , but we are not supposed to provide that study information as it was for the students . the information for patients can be given by the organization
User :   may i ask then y do thay say i do not need to know is it that bad what is going happen to me ?
Doctor :   no not at all
Doctor :   ita good thing
Doctor :   but the exact information i cant provide you
Doctor :   if you want you can tell me where you want to give your body and i can set an arrangement for you
User :   how can it be when thay say i need not know but you must have sum idea what thay do to us cadavers
Doctor :   what all information do you need?
User :   i like to know when i pass what happens to my body
User :   as a doner
Doctor :   your organs will be matched and if there is a potential person whom you can give
Doctor :   it will be given
User :   how when iv donated to be used for study by med students
Doctor :   do you wnat to donate as study or as a organ donor ?
User :   as study is this ok
Doctor :   Organ donation is the removal of the tissues of the human body from a person who has recently died, or from a living donor, for the purpose of transplanting. Organs and tissues are removed in a surgical procedure. People of all ages may be organ and tissue donors. At the time of death the organ, tissue, or eye recovery agency will make a determination, based on the person's medical and social history, of which organs/tissues are suitable for transplantation.
User :   ok but i wish to be used for study
User :   or is this too bad
Doctor :   give for donor
Doctor :   its better option
Doctor :   you wll save lives
User :   ok but what about my wish to be a cadaver for teaching is this wrong
User :   may i ask my gp says a autopsy may be done what will this meane
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   a medical procedure that consists of a thorough examination of a corpse to determine the cause and manner of death and to evaluate any disease or injury that may be present. It is usually performed by a specialized medical doctor called a pathologist.
User :   if autopsy is done what happenss to me
User :   would you as a doc advice a patholgist looks at my body after death ??
Doctor :   yes
User :   so you be happy to consent for autopsy on me then
Doctor :   i am not a pathologist
User :   no but would you be happy to consent for one to do autopsy on me ?
User :   do you know in india where i be taken for autopsy ?
Doctor :   which city?
User :   AAAAAAA
Doctor :   will tell you hold on please
User :   i think thats spelt rhight
Doctor :   delhi
User :   that looks like it
User :   so where will my body be taken
User :   you there have i upset you ??
Doctor :   yes i am here
Doctor :   i am looking for some information for you in delhi
User :   ok thanks may i ask can my face stay covered at my autopsy ?
Doctor :   if its ok for you ,you can log in back an few hours and then we would be able to help you better as right now we are experincing a very high number of calls from patients
Doctor :   and i will be unable to help you completely
Doctor :   so if you can come back in few hours we will have all the information ready for you
User :   how will i beable to chat to you ?
Doctor :   all our physicians are equally qualified
User :   ic may i ask then if i was sent for a autopsy where is this done
Doctor :   if i am busy at that time you can talk to anyone of out physicians
Doctor :   like i said all your questions will be answered dont worry
Doctor :   just matter of few hours
Doctor :   till then you take care
User :   i try to but can you be at my autopsy
Doctor :   no i cannnot
Doctor :   see you in few hours
User :   may i ask can i send you a pic of me
User :   may i ask is it true a patholgist has all the clothing removed from a body
Doctor :   yes do send in your pics to
Doctor :   and we will respond
Doctor :   see you in few hours
Doctor :   till then have a good day
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   hi just sent a pic called my body pic you recived it ??
Doctor :   our team is on it
Doctor :   will let you know
Doctor :   our servers are busy at the moment
User :   its called my body sorry my mistack
Doctor :   so there is a certain delay
Doctor :   kindly bear with us
User :   may i ask during my autopsy is my body handled much
User :   and yes ok
User :   may i ask will my age be a problem for the patholgist ??
Doctor :   how old are you
User :   may i ask whats the rules regarding unclimed bodies in india im 25 years old
Doctor :   we dont have that information
User :   ok but is my age a problem
User :   may i ask will my testicals be removed during autopsy ??
User :   as i read sumtimes thay are ?
Doctor :   your age is not a problem
User :   ok
User :   did you get my pic
Doctor :   please send again
User :   ok will do
User :   just sent pic called my pic
User :   you recived it ??
Doctor :   our servers are busy
Doctor :   kindly wait
User :   may i ask during a autopsy am i hacked apart ?
Doctor :   now you are not
User :   may i ask am i cutmuch
Doctor :   no not really
Doctor :   all the info will be given by the center where you will give your body
User :   may i ask whats cremation meane ?
Doctor :   Cremation is the process of reducing dead bodies to basic chemical compounds in the form of gases and bone fragments. This is accomplished through high temperatures and vaporization
User :   ok as im going be cremated as i be unclimed does india have sumwhere to cremate me ?
Doctor :   we dont provide such information
User :   ok may i ask during my autopsy will the patholgist check my brain ?
Doctor :   no
User :   may i ask is my body clothed during autopsy ?
Doctor :   no you will be naked but covered by a sheet
User :   may i ask my friend says thay remove my ribs to get inside is this correct ?
Doctor :   no its not true
User :   then what will thay do with me
Doctor :   kindly log in after 3 hours as the doctors right now are busy
User :   you want rid of me yes
Doctor :   i want to help you in best possible way
Doctor :   by giving you a appointment
Doctor :   so that your queries can be answered to your satisfaction
User :   may i ask if i die in the next 24 hours whenn would a autopsy be done on me
Doctor :   this protocol we are not aware of
Doctor :   it is decided by the hospital authorities
User :   if im hanged will a autopsy be done do you know
Doctor :   Yes it is done to confirm the cause too
User :   will a patholgist be happy to do a autopsy on me tommrrow ?
Doctor :   Happy?
User :   yes willing to do a autopsy on me
Doctor :   Yes
User :   may i ask where will ibe taken tommrrow then once dead ?
Doctor :   To the mortuary for postmortem in case of unnatural death, and natural death will go to preservation room
User :   i be taken to morturay tommrrow yes ?
User :   will there be a guy there ready to do a postmortom on me ?
Doctor :   Yes an forensic expert
User :   will thay need any consent for postmortom
Doctor :   No its rather a protocol for unnatural deaths
Doctor :   Can be avoided if medical certificate suggesting pure health cause for death
User :   so as i be hanged a postmortom will take place tommrrow yes on me
Doctor :   Yes
User :   may i ask am i going know anything
Doctor :   No
User :   is it to much to put my body though
Doctor :   Yes i feel so
User :   so a natruldeath is best then yes
Doctor :   Yes
User :   maybe best i let nature take its course ?
Doctor :   Yes an wise option
User :   ok well spoce i better let you get on you say come back in 3 hours yes
Doctor :   It seems you have moved out of chat window plz log back in if you have any medical queries .
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   bye for now
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