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Query about how the body is dissected after euthanasia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   HI may i ask whom i chating too
User :   hi may i ask do you think once im dead from etunassia that its good im being used as a cadaver ?
Doctor :   I have no ideas if euthanasia is legal or not in your region
Doctor :   If legalized, the policy how to go about the cadaver is different
Doctor :   from region to region
User :   ic but will i be usefull as a cadaver
Doctor :   Yes you should be
User :   may i ask what happens to me after death as im a body doner
Doctor :   It will be taken to mortuary or student's museum
User :   ok then what will happen to me
Doctor :   If taken to Student Museum, then they shall dissect it
User :   yes thats the place im being yaken too
Doctor :   Then they shall dissect it according to the their teaching schedule
User :   may i ask y do thay wish to dissect my reporductive organs later today after im dead
Doctor :   The major organs are dissected no specifics about the reproductive organs
Doctor :   Penis and scrotal dissection are done
Doctor :   Not more than that
User :   so is this y there be dissecting mine later once dead
User :   may i ask i have alot of pubic heair does this matter ?
Doctor :   They shall shave the area
Doctor :   before the dissection in fact all the hair areas
User :   may i ask when are all my clothes removed
Doctor :   after death
User :   may i ask will this be easy to remove from me as wont i go stiff
Doctor :   they cut them off
User :   ok will thay cut my underpants off
Doctor :   yes

User :   may i ask is my body washed
Doctor :   yes
User :   who does this and when
Doctor :   The supporting or the Janitor staff does it
Doctor :   I have no details about it
Doctor :   as I am a medical doctor
User :   ok may i ask are students greatfull for my body
Doctor :   Yes they should be
User :   may i ask will being 25 years old be a problem for them
Doctor :   No
User :   may i ask as a gp if you was a student would you mined dissecting me as im young
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   It would help if it is younger body
Doctor :   as the details can be better visible
User :   ic so i be more usefull then an older body
Doctor :   yes
User :   may i ask have you seen my body
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   I believe you have sent it to me few days back
User :   have you got it to hand to see
Doctor :   I have seen a picture
User :   do you still have
Doctor :   We usually do not keep records as it is an issue of confidentialty breach
User :   ok may i ask do you think its going be usefull students dissecting me
Doctor :   yes
User :   may i ask how will thay dissect my penis
Doctor :   First they give incision to the skin with a nick and they go deeper into the subcutaneous areas and then muscles for view
Doctor :   Finally the penile part of urethra
Doctor :   till the tip of the penis
User :   then what
Doctor :   That ends
Doctor :   It is just an hour of dissection
User :   will my penis not be as it is now after do thay not put it back to gether
Doctor :   They cannot put it back
User :   well sorry iv got to go and fill sum forms in i be back will you be on still
Doctor :   No I am signing off now
Doctor :   As it is meal time now
Doctor :   Catch you sometime later
Doctor :   Bye for now
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