What would you do with a deceased persons x-rays, etc?
June 9, 2010 4:45am CST
Ok as some of you may be aware, I lost my mom to cancer 3 years ago. In amongst her stuff that I have kept are her x-rays for various things plus mri's & ultra sounds from when her cancer was detected, etc. Would you keep this for your gp to refer to as cancer & such can be genetic? Would you throw them out? I just don't know what I should do with them.
9 Jun 10
Personally, I would keep them as any family medical history information could prove useful at a later date BUT, I am something of a hoarder so there would be an element of sentimentality in my holding on to them. I'd put them all together in a file & put them in the cabinet with other documents. Here, such things stay in the hospital to be archived and eventually destroyed.