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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. xxxx
User :   HI may i ask you a few questions regarding my body donation
Doctor :   Ok please go head
User :   do you think my body is of intrest to the students who be useing it as im young with cancer of the brain stem ?
Doctor :   I guess everyone's body is useful
Doctor :   whether it is diseased or natural death
User :   may i ask for how long will thay use me for ?
Doctor :   Anything between 9 months to 1 year
Doctor :   just for dissection
User :   may i ask is it a good thing im doing letting my body be dissected
Doctor :   yes
User :   can i ask have you used a cadaver
Doctor :   yes during my early medical school days
User :   im going to a etunasia clinic soon to end my life do you think these clinics should be aloud
Doctor :   Allowance of such clinics currently depends on the state's law
User :   ok may i ask do you know what thay use to end a persons life in these clinics ?
Doctor :   I really do not know
Doctor :   I have not worked
User :   ok may i ask where will i be taken when transported to the med collage ?
Doctor :   If you have donated your body for learning purposes, they shall taken to embalming room, Department of Human Anatomy for dissection by the students
Doctor :   After the dissection, if some parts are good for learning like organs, they shall be sent to the museum of Anatomy or Pathology
User :   yes thats what im donated to so thats the room my body will go to yes ?
User :   may i ask what happensto me in embalming room
Doctor :   I do not the procedures in it
Doctor :   I know from the time it is put on dissection table
User :   will i be placed on one of them tables ?
Doctor :   Yes you will be placed on those tables
Doctor :   You might be interested in the videos of the dissection
Doctor :   Here I go, this is a good link on Youtube
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
User :   ok can you asure me i will be fully dissected
Doctor :   I cannot
Doctor :   it depends on the requirements of the institute and thorough analsysis by the teaching professor of the department
User :   will my age be aproblem to be dissected
Doctor :   No
User :   may i ask what part of me will be dissected first
Doctor :   As per my knowledge, it is the limbs
User :   ok
User :   may i ask how is my body opened up
Doctor :   There are two methods of scheduling the dissection of a body
Doctor :   First one, cutting the body into pieces and puttting each piece on the dissection table and learning from it
Doctor :   The other is the whole body is displayed on the dissection table
User :   ok
User :   thanks for your advice bye
Doctor :   Please do login again for more details, I am just in a hurry too because of a call here
Doctor :   Bye for now
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