Forensic Medicine of the Lower Extremity / Edition 1

Forensic Medicine of the Lower Extremity / Edition 1

by Jeremy Rich
     
 

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ISBN-10: 158829269X

ISBN-13: 9781588292698

Pub. Date: 07/30/2004

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

This book covers human identification, trauma analysis, and forensic biomechanics of the foot, ankle, tibia, and femur as frequently encountered in mass casualty incidents, human decomposition, and human rights abuse investigations.

Overview

This book covers human identification, trauma analysis, and forensic biomechanics of the foot, ankle, tibia, and femur as frequently encountered in mass casualty incidents, human decomposition, and human rights abuse investigations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588292698
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
07/30/2004
Series:
Forensic Science and Medicine Series
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Analysis, Development, and Identification Markers

The Decomposition of Human Remains: A Biochemical Perspective

Robert H. Powers

Forensically Significant Skeletal Anatomy

Nancy E. Tatarek and Dorothy E. Dean

Normal Osteology of the Knee Joint and Markers of Stress and Injury

Emily A. Craig

Anthropological Analysis of the Lower Extremity: Determining Sex, Race, and Stature From Skeletal Elements

Nancy E. Tatarek and Paul W. Sciulli

Estimating Age at Death

Douglas H. Ubelaker

Radiology of the Lower Extremity

B. G. Brogdon

Part II. Trauma Analysis and Reconstruction

Injuries to Children: A Surgeon's Perspective

Jonathan I. Groner

Skeletal Trauma Analysis of the Lower Extremity

Alison Galloway and Lauren Zephro

Biomechanics of Impact Injury

David J. Porta

Injuries of the Thigh, Knee, and Ankle as Reconstructive Factors in Road Traffic Accidents

Grzegorz Teresinski

Biomechanical Analysis of Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents

Scott D. Batterman and Steven C. Batterman

Part III. Foot Identification Case Studies, Pedal Evidence, and Ongoing Research

"The Game is Afoot": Feet Help Solve Forensic Puzzles in the United States and Overseas

Julie Mather Saul and Frank P. Saul

The Role of Feet and Footwear in Medicolegal Investigations

John A. DiMaggio

Ongoing Research Into Barefoot Impression Evidence

Robert B. Kennedy

Index

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