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Skeletal Trauma Analysis

Passalacqua, Nicholas V.

9781118384220 - Skeletal Trauma Analysis

Artikelomschrijving

In the post-Daubert era, forensic science disciplines areincreasingly informed by robust, statistically-sound experimentalresearch. The educational value of the well-documented case study,however, remains as important as ever. Emphasizing known contextualinformation, this volume serves as a case-driven guide to skeletaltrauma analysis through the unique perspective of eachchapters authors. Both forensic anthropologists andpathologists contribute skeletal trauma cases covering a range oftopics including child abuse, blunt force trauma, descents fromheight, plane crashes, sharp force trauma and dismemberment,gunshot wounds, blast trauma, and burned body interpretation.Several chapters also include a discussion of potentiallyconfounding taphonomic influences such as animal scavenging, waterimmersion, burning, and extended postmortem intervals. Detaileddescriptions with multiple supporting images allow thepractitioners skeletal trauma interpretation to be comparedto the answer as it pertains to the knowncircumstances surrounding the traumatic events of each case.

Specificaties

Auteur Passalacqua, Nicholas V.
ISBN/EAN 9781118384220
Druk 1
€ 101,09 € 112,32
Verwachte bezorgdatum: 06-02

Artikelomschrijving

In the post-Daubert era, forensic science disciplines areincreasingly informed by robust, statistically-sound experimentalresearch. The educational value of the well-documented case study,however, remains as important as ever. Emphasizing known contextualinformation, this volume serves as a case-driven guide to skeletaltrauma analysis through the unique perspective of eachchapters authors. Both forensic anthropologists andpathologists contribute skeletal trauma cases covering a range oftopics including child abuse, blunt force trauma, descents fromheight, plane crashes, sharp force trauma and dismemberment,gunshot wounds, blast trauma, and burned body interpretation.Several chapters also include a discussion of potentiallyconfounding taphonomic influences such as animal scavenging, waterimmersion, burning, and extended postmortem intervals. Detaileddescriptions with multiple supporting images allow thepractitioners skeletal trauma interpretation to be comparedto the answer as it pertains to the knowncircumstances surrounding the traumatic events of each case.

Specificaties

Auteur Passalacqua, Nicholas V.
ISBN/EAN 9781118384220
Druk 1