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ERIC Number: ED332015
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Enucleation Procedure Manual.
Davis, Kevin; Poston, George
This manual provides information on the enucleation procedure (removal of the eyes for organ banks). An introductory section focuses on the anatomy of the eye and defines each of the parts. Diagrams of the eye are provided. A list of enucleation materials follows. Other sections present outlines of (1) a sterile procedure; (2) preparation for eye removal; (3) enucleation procedure, including a summary and step-by-step procedure with illustrations; (4) records to be completed; and (5) instructions for shipping. Other materials focus on obtaining consent from next of kin; procedure for preparation prior to arrival of enucleator; major problems encountered; embalming procedure; post-embalming restorative procedure; instrument care; and asking the question and extending the opportunity for tissue or organ donation. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale. School of Technical Careers.; Mid-America Eye and Tissue Bank, St. Louis, MO.