Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death


Anatomical Donation Program
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Savitt Medical Bldg./MS 444
Reno, Nevada 89557-0444


Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation costs above $95 within a 50-mile radius
Prior enrollment: preferred
Over-enrollment: few shared
Disposition: cremation, return of cremains by request
Body rejection: autopsy, decomposition, mutilation, missing body parts, suicide, AIDS, hepatitis, TB and other infectious diseases, dementia, Alzheimers, open sores or wounds, obesity

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