Thanatochemistry: A Survey of General, Organic, and Biochemistry for Funeral Service Professionals (Paperback)
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Thanatochemistry: A Survey of General, Organic, and Biochemistry for Funeral Service Professionals (Paperback)

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Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 31/07/2009
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This is the only chemistry reference produced specifically for mortuary science by a major publisher. In a comprehensible manner, the authors present the essential facts of chemistry and the chemical aspects of other sciences related to mortuary science. It follows closely the recommended course curriculum and glossary of the American Board of Funeral Service Education. Topic organization flows logically from inorganic to organic to biochemistry. Examples of solved problems and common mistakes are provided, and embalming applications are offered throughout. KEY TOPICS: Physical and Chemical Changes; States and Types of Matter; Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding; Chemical Shorthand: Symbols, Formulas, and Equations; Radiation Chemistry; Oxygen; Hydrogen; Water; Solutions; Acids, Bases, Salts, and Ionization; Hydrates and Hydrolysis; Hydrocarbons; Alcohols and Ethers; Aldehydes and Ketones; Carboxylic Acids and Esters; Amines and Amides; Proteins; Enzymes; Carbohydrates; Lipids; Summary of the Action and Composition of Embalming Fluids. MARKET : A comprehensive reference for mortuary science professionals.

Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
ISBN: 9780136026877
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 660 g
Dimensions: 240 x 185 x 150 mm
Edition: 3rd edition

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