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Building on the success of their previous book, White and Folkens' The Human Bone Manual is intended for use outisde 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.

* Features more than 500 color photographs and illustrations in a portable format; most in 1:1 ratio

* Provides multiple views of every bone in the human body

* Includes tips on identifying any human bone or tooth

* Incorporates up-to-date references for further study

Synopsis:

Building on the success of their previous book, White and Folkens' The Human Bone Manual is intended for use outisde 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.

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction

2. Field Procedures for Skeletal Remains

3. Ethics in Osteology

4. Bone Biology and Variation

5. Postmortem Skeletal Modification

6. Anatomical Terminology

7. Skull

8. Dentition

9. Hyoid and Vertebrae

10. Thorax: Sternum and Ribs

11. Shoulder Girdle: Clavicle and Scapula

12. Arm: Humerus, Radius, and Ulna

13. Hand: Carpals, Metacarpals, and Phalanges

14. Pelvic Girdle: Sacrum, Coccyx, and Os Coxae

15. Leg: Femur, Patella, Tibia, and Fibula

16. Foot: Tarsals, Metatarsals, and Phalanges

17. Osteological and Dental Pathology

18. Laboratory Procedures and Reporting

19. The Skeletal Biology of Individuals and Populations

Product Details

ISBN:
9780120884674
Author:
White, Tim D
Publisher:
Academic Press
Author:
White, T. D.
Author:
Folkens, Pieter Arend
Author:
Folkens, Pieter A.
Author:
White, Tim D.
Author:
Folkens, White, Tim D., Pieter Arend
Subject:
Paleontology
Subject:
Forensic anthropology
Subject:
Human skeleton.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
Life Sciences - Human Anatomy & Physiology
Subject:
Osteopathy
Subject:
Human Physiology
Subject:
Forensic Medicine
Subject:
Forensic osteology.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Anatomy and Physiology
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20050731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
488
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , Building on the success of their previous book, White and Folkens' The Human Bone Manual is intended for use outisde 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.

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