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Field Guide to Joint Disease in Archaeology

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ISBN-10: 047195506X

ISBN-13: 9780471955061

Edition: 1995

Authors: Juliet Rogers, Tony Waldron

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Description:

Designed to be used as an aid in the field, this practical guide explains how to recognize and classify joint disease in skeletal material. Emphasizes the fact that palaeopathological diagnoses differ in many important respects from clinical or radiological diagnoses. Describes each of the major joint diseases along with methods for their diagnoses. Every chapter is extensively illustrated with photographs and line drawings of type specimens.
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Book details

List price: $78.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/8/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 130
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Professor Tony Waldron teaches palaeopathology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. The author of about 300 peer-reviewed papers in medical, scientific, and archaeology journals, as well as books on occupational medicine and palaeoepidemiology, he is co-founder of the International Journal of Osteoarchaeology and served as co-editor for its first decade. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, the Royal Society of Medicine, the Institute of Biology, and the Royal Anthropological Institute.

Preface
List of Abbreviations
The Definition of Joint Disease
The Palaeopathological Classffication of Disease
Osteophytes
Osteoarthritis
Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Other Seronegative Spondlyoarthropathies
Gout
Infections Causing Joint Disease
Implications for Archaeologists
Appendix
General Bibliography
Further Reading
Index