The Assignment Evan has just received a call from a family who’s mother passed away 5 days prior. The deceased was in her home for two day before she was found by a neighbor, and then spent 3 days in refrigeration while the family decided what funeral home they wanted to use.
Evan knows that there are many things that can happen after death that will affect his embalming process. Answer the following about Evan’s case:
1) Given the amount of time between death and embalming, list and explain the chemical changes you would expect to see postmortem.