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Presented by two qualified and practising embalmers, Rachel Carline and Andy Floyd, The Eternal Debate Podcast covers embalming & mortuary sciences as well as other aspects of the funeral profession.

Presented by two qualified and practising embalmers, Rachel Carline and Andy Floyd, The Eternal Debate Podcast covers embalming & mortuary sciences as well as other aspects of the funeral profession.

Location:

United Kingdom

Genres:

Podcasts

Description:

Presented by two qualified and practising embalmers, Rachel Carline and Andy Floyd, The Eternal Debate Podcast covers embalming & mortuary sciences as well as other aspects of the funeral profession.

Language:

English

Contact:

07976012153


Episodes

Tampongate | Videocast #2

2/27/2021
After an image of a text conversation around removal (or lack of) of tampons from deceased has been doing it’s rounds on social media, Rach & Andy discuss their thoughts, practises and other techniques surrounding the orifices of the human body.

Duration:00:38:20

Dr Jekyll & Formaldehyde | Episode #9

2/10/2021
Join Rachel and Andy as they start the debate on the divisive chemical preservative formaldehyde. Love it or hate it, how much do you really know about it? It has held its own as a reliable preservative and disinfectant for well over a century, but just how dark is its darker side? Why do its alternatives never seem to make the grade? Let the debate begin!

Duration:01:08:05

Andy & Rach's New Year Ramble | Videocast #1

1/3/2021
And now for something a little different! Join Andy and Rach as they get to grips with videocasting and have a casual catch-up after the festive break. Watch the video on our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/TheEternalDebate/videos/3311985272258170/ The non-invasive mouth closure method mentioned in the episode was shared with us by John Van Dermark. Follow us! FacebookTwitterInstagram

Duration:00:34:13

Rigor Mortis (It's a Bit of a Bind) | Episode #8

10/31/2020
Join your hosts Rach and Andy for a Hallowe’en special as they discuss the post-mortem phenomenon that is Rigor Mortis. A condition you may think you know, but do you know it well? Acidic tissue, deteriorating cells and one final Myosin fling. It’s a story of harsh conditions, decomposing tissue and a loving embrace destined to be broken apart...forever!

Duration:00:52:31

Death and Discolouration | Episode #7

9/18/2020
In this time of ‘body positive’ can an embalmer really be sure when they open that fridge door? Join Rachel and Andy as they dip their brushes into an assorted palette of post-mortem discolourations.

Duration:00:53:24

Embalming, Refrigeration and The Environment | Episode #6

8/13/2020
Back after a 5 month hiatus due to the Covid-19 disruption, Rach and Andy consider the real context of 'Drinking Grandma', discuss a broken seal on Producer Si's fridge as well as the effects Embalming may, or may not have on the environment.

Duration:00:48:46

The One That Went 'Viral' | Episode #5

3/22/2020
In this topical edition of The Eternal Debate, Rach and Andy discuss the awful effects of the Covid-19 coronavirus and the impact that it is having on the world and the embalming profession.

Duration:01:10:57

Let's Talk About Embalming | Episode #4

2/5/2020
We're back! After a busy festive break, Rachel and Andy have been back in the studio to discuss what it's like to be an active Embalmer, why we Embalm the deceased and the history of the occupation.

Duration:01:32:54

Vein Drainage | Episode #3

11/14/2019
This time around, Rachel and Andy tackle the first listener requested topic in the shape of Vein Drainage. If you have any other subjects that you want to hear covered, give us a shout on our social media pages!

Duration:01:11:36

Pressure and Rate of Flow | Episode #2

10/10/2019
Now for the real stuff! Following on from the Introduction to Pressure and Rate of Flow, Rachel and Andy dive into how it applies in a practical sense.

Duration:01:00:19

An Introduction to Pressure and Rate of Flow

10/10/2019
In the first part of a bumper episode on Pressure and Rate of Flow during the Embalming process, Rachel and Andy go over a few of the basic principles.

Duration:00:23:39

The Embalming Equation | Episode #1

9/10/2019
Pilot Episode | Rachel and Andy discuss the dreaded Embalming Equation and its benefits in modern embalming.

Duration:00:39:14