The human bone manual

by White, T. D.

Format: Print Book 2005
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction GN70.W44 2005
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  GN70.W44 2005
 
 
Summary
Building on the success of their previous book, White and Folkens' The Human Bone Manual is intended for use outside the laboratory and classroom, by professional forensic scientists, anthropologists and researchers. The compact volume includes all the key information needed for identification purposes, including hundreds of photographs designed to show a maximum amount of anatomical information.
Contents
Introduction
Field procedures for skeletal remains
Ethics in osteology
Bone biology & variation
Postmortem skeletal modification
Anatomical terminology
Skull
Dentition
Hyoid & vertebrae
Thorax : sternum & ribs
Shoulder girdle : clavicle & scapula
Arm : humerus, radius, & ulna
Hand : carpals, metacarpals, & phalanges
Pelvic girdle : sacrum, coccyx, & os coxae
Leg : femur, patella, tibia, & fibula
Foot : tarsals, metatarsals, & phalanges
Osteological & dental pathology
Laboratory procedures & reporting
The skeletal biology of individuals & populations.

Additional Information
Subjects Human skeleton -- Identification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Human skeleton -- Analysis -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Human skeleton -- Classification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Forensic osteology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Forensic anthropology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Publisher Amsterdam ; Boston :Elsevier Academic,2005
Contributors Folkens, Pieter A.
Language English
Description xx, 464 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-452) and index.
ISBN 0120884674 (alk. paper)
9780120884674 (alk. paper)
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