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- 1) Prepares bodies, specimens of human organs, and morgue room to assist PATHOLOGIST in postmortem examinations: Places body in compartment tray of refrigerator or on autopsy table, using portable hoist and stretcher.
- 2) Lays out surgical instruments and laboratory supplies for postmortem examinations.
- 3) Washes table, storage trays, and instruments, sharpens knives, and replaces soiled linens.
- 4) Records identifying information for morgue file.
- 5) Releases body to authorized person.
- 6) May close post mortem incisions, using surgical needle and cord.
- 7) May fill cranium with plaster.
- 8) May feed, water, and clean quarters for animals used in medical research.
- 9) May prepare preserving solutions according to formulas.
- 10) May preserve specimens and stain slides.
- 11) May photograph specimens.
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