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Investigating mortuary services in hospital settings


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Komaromy, C. and Woodthorpe, K., 2011. Investigating mortuary services in hospital settings. Other. Unkown Publisher.

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    Abstract

    The practice and professional identity of those who within hospital mortuaries, anatomical pathology technologists (APTs), is largely invisible to the extent that the work and setting in which they work is absent in literature. Medical sociological work has to date been more focused on the experience of illness and dying than what happens after death. This report details the findings of a case study of one hospital mortuary and the APTs who worked there.

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    Item Type Reports/Papers (Other)
    CreatorsKomaromy, C.and Woodthorpe, K.
    DepartmentsFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences > Social & Policy Sciences
    Research CentresCentre for Death and Society
    StatusUnpublished
    ID Code22612

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