Place one clean sheet diagonally under the body.
Roll body back to the center of the sheet.
(d) Fold the upper corner of the sheet loosely over the head and face.
Fold the lower corner over the feet.
Fold the right and left corners over the body.
Fasten the sheet corners with a safety pin.
(13) Attach signed exterior body tag (third tag) to outside of sheet near anterior
portion of head or upper torso of body.
(14) Transfer the body to wheeled litter (stretcher).
With assistance, lift the wrapped body onto the stretcher.
Secure the body to the stretcher with straps at the chest and just
above the knees.
Cover the wrapped body with a clean sheet.
Avoid using any pressure that will cause discoloration of the skin.
(15) Prepare for transfer of body to morgue.
Obtain from supervisor all records and forms for accompanying body
(b) Notify morgue or appropriate supervisory personnel IAW local SOP
that body is ready for transfer to morgue and transport IAW local SOP.
(16) Perform a patient care handwash.
d. Clean the Deceased Patient's Area. Give the patient's area a terminal
cleaning. Follow the principles of medical asepsis and local SOP.
e. Report the Procedure. Report completion of postmortem care to your
PROVIDE POSTMORTEM CARE FOR BATTLEFIELD CASUALTIES
a. Field postmortem activities are conducted by Graves Registration (GRREG)
IAW FM 10-63. The medical specialist may be called upon to assist with the following