Human Bone Manual

ISBN-10: 0120884674

ISBN-13: 9780120884674

Edition: 2005

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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
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List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 9/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Human Osteology
A Guide to the Manual
Resources for the Osteologist
Identifying Bones
Field Procedures for Skeletal Remains
Search
Discovery
Excavation and Retrieval
Transport
Ethics in Osteology
Ethics in Forensic Osteology
Boundaries of Evidence
The Expert Witness
Ethics in Archeological Osteology
Ethics in Collision
NAGPRA and Its Effects
The Future
Bone Biology & Variation
Variation
A Few Facts about Bone
Bones as Elements of the Musculoskeletal System
Gross Anatomy of Bones
Molecular Structure of Bone
Histology and Metabolism of Bone
Bone Growth
Bone Repair
Postmortem Skeletal Modification
Bone Fracture
Bone Modification by Physical Agents
Chemistry
Rock, Earth, and Ice
Abrasion
Fire
Bone Modification by Nonhuman Biological Agents
Nonhuman Animal
Plant
Bone Modification by Humans
Cut marks, Chop marks, and Scrape marks
Percussion Marks
Projectiles
Anatomical Terminology
Planes of Reference
Directional Terms
General
Teeth
Hands and Feet
Motions of the Body
General
Hands and Feet
General Bone Features
Projections and Parts
Depressions
Skull
Handling the Skull
Elements of the Skull
Growth and Architecture, Sutures and Sinuses
Skull Orientation
Learning Cranial Skeletal Anatomy
Frontal
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Parietals
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Temporals
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Auditory Ossicles
Occipital
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Maxillae
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Palatines
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Vomer
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Inferior Nasal Conchae
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Ethmoid
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Lacrimals
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Nasals
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Zygomatics
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Sphenoid
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Mandible
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Dentition
Dental Form and Function
Dental Terminology
Anatomy of a Tooth
Tooth Identification
To Which Category (Class) Does the Tooth Belong?
Incisors
Canines
Premolars
Molars
Is the Tooth Permanent or Deciduous?
Diagnostic Criteria
Special Cases
Is the Tooth an Upper or a Lower?
Upper versus Lower Incisors
Upper versus Lower Canines
Upper versus Lower Premolars
Upper versus Lower Molars
Where in the Arch Is the Tooth Located?
Upper Incisors: I[superscript 1] versus I[superscript 2]
Lower Incisors: I[subscript 1] versus I[subscript 2]
Upper Premolars: P[superscript 3] versus P[superscript 4]
Lower Premolars: P[subscript 3] versus P[subscript 4]
Upper Molars: M[superscript 1] versus M[superscript 2] versus M[superscript 3]
Lower Molars: M[subscript 1] versus M[subscript 2] versus M[subscript 3]
Is the Tooth from the Right or the Left Side?
Upper Incisors
Lower Incisors
Upper Canines
Lower Canines
Upper Premolars
Lower Premolars
Upper Molars
Lower Molars
Hyoid & Vertebrae
Hyoid
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
General Characteristics of Vertebrae
Anatomy
Growth
Cervical Vertebrae
Identification
Special Cervical Vertebrae
Siding
Thoracic Vertebrae
Identification
Special Thoracic Vertebrae
Siding
Lumbar Vertebrae
Identification
Identifying Lumbar Position
Siding
Thorax: Sternum & Ribs
Sternum
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Ribs
Anatomy
Special Ribs
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Shoulder Girdle: Clavicle & Scapula
Clavicle
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Scapula
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Arm: Humerus, Radius, & Ulna
Humerus
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Radius
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Ulna
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Hand: Carpals, Metacarpals, & Phalanges
Carpals
Scaphoid
Lunate
Triquetral
Pisiform
Trapezium (Greater Multangular)
Trapezoid (Lesser Multangular)
Capitate
Hamate
Growth
Possible Confusion
Metacarpals
First Metacarpal (Thumb)
Second Metacarpal
Third Metacarpal
Fourth Metacarpal
Fifth Metacarpal
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Hand Phalanges
Proximal Hand Phalanges
Intermediate Hand Phalanges
Distal Hand Phalanges
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Pelvic Girdle: Sacrum, Coccyx, & Os Coxae
Sacrum
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Coccyx
Os Coxae
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Leg: Femur, Patella, Tibia, & Fibula
Femur
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Patella
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Tibia
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Fibula
Anatomy
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Foot: Tarsals, Metatarsals, & Phalanges
Tarsals
Talus
Calcaneus
Cuboid
Navicular
Medial (First) Cuneiform
Intermediate (Second) Cuneiform
Lateral (Third) Cuneiform
Growth
Possible Confusion
Metatarsals
First Metatarsal
Second Metatarsal
Third Metatarsal
Fourth Metatarsal
Fifth Metatarsal
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Foot Phalanges
Proximal Foot Phalanges
Intermediate Foot Phalanges
Distal Foot Phalanges
Growth
Possible Confusion
Siding
Osteological & Dental Pathology
Trauma
Fracture
Dislocation
Artificial Deformation
Trephination and Amputation
Infectious Diseases and Associated Manifestations
Osteomyelitis
Periostitis
Tuberculosis
Treponemal Infections
Circulatory Disturbances and Hematopoietic Disorders
Metabolic and Hormonal Imbalance
Scurvy
Rickets
Osteoporosis
Endocrine Disturbances and Dysplasias
Tumors
Arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Dental Pathology
Caries
Dental Hypoplasia
Periodontal Disease
Dental Calculus
Artificial Dental Modification
Occupation
Laboratory Procedures & Reporting
Setting
Preservation
Preparation
Restoration
Sorting
Metric Acquisition and Analysis
Molecular Osteology
Sampling
DNA and PCR
Contamination
Taphonomy of DNA
Molding and Casting
Photography
Equipment
Exposure and Film (or other recording media)
Lighting and Setup
Legal Considerations
Radiography
Microscopy
Computing
Reporting
Curation
The Skeletal Biology of Individuals & Populations
Accuracy and Precision of Estimation
From Known to Unknown
Estimation of Age
Estimating Subadult Age from Dentition
Estimating Adult Age from Dentition
Estimating Adult Age from Cranial Suture Closure
Estimating Subadult Age from Long-Bone Length
Estimating Subadult Age from Epiphyseal Closure
Estimating Adult Age from the Pubic Symphysis Surface
Parturition Changes at the Pubic Symphysis
Estimating Adult Age from the Auricular Surface of the Ilium
Estimating Adult Age from the Sternal Rib End
Estimating Adult Age by Radiographic Analysis
Estimating Adult Age from Bone Microstructure
Multifactorial Age Estimation
Determination of Sex
Sexing the Skull and Dentition
Sexing the Postcranial Skeleton
Estimation of Stature
Estimation of Ancestry
Identifying the Individual
Discrete Traits
Dental Nonmetric Variation
Cranial Nonmetric Variation
Postcranial Nonmetric Variation
Estimating Biological Distance
Diet
Disease and Demography
Glossary
Web Review
Bibliography
Index
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