Body donation is the donation of the whole body after death for medical research and education. With regard to living things, a body is the integral physical material of an individual, and contrasts with soul, personality and behavior. ... Death is the cessation of physical life in a living organism, or the state of the organism after that event. ...
Categories: Medicine stubs | Anatomy Organ donation is the removal of specific tissues of the human body from a person who has recently died, or from a living donor, for the purpose of transplanting them into other persons. ...
It is incumbent upon the next-of-kin or the attending medical personnel, to ascertain potential suitability for the body prior to its transport to the University.
Donation Type 1 - Under this donation the body will be used to create a number of teaching or research specimens, thus there will be no specific time of burial and we cannot inform the family.
Donation Type 2 - Under this donation the remains no longer required for teaching or research will be returned to the family's nominated funeral director for private burial - the cost of such burial to be borne by the family.
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