Broken bones : anthropological analysis of blunt force trauma / edited by Alison Galloway ; with 16 other contributors

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Subjects: Forensic anthropology
Blunt trauma
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Springfield, Ill : Charles C. Thomas, c1999
LC Classification: G, GN
Physical Description: xviii, 371 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
I. Trauma Analysis
1. The Role of the Forensic Anthropologist in Trauma Analysis / Alison Galloway, Steven A. Symes, William D. Haglund 5
II. Principles for Interpretation of Blunt Force Trauma
2. The Biomechanics of Fracture Production / Alison Galloway 35
3. Fracture Patterns and Skeletal Morphology: Introduction and the Skull / Alison Galloway 63
4. Fracture Patterns and Skeletal Morphology: The Axial Skeleton / Alison Galloway 81
5. Fracture Patterns and Skeletal Morphology: The Upper Extremity / Alison Galloway 113
6. Fracture Patterns and Skeletal Morphology: The Lower Extremity / Alison Galloway 160
7. The Circumstances of Blunt Force Trauma / Alison Galloway 224
III. Case and Experimental Studies
Introduction to Case Studies 256
Craniofacial Fractures: Collaboration Spells Success / Murray Marks, John W. Hudson, Sandra K. Elkins 258
A Case Study of a Vehicular Hit-and-Run Fatality: Direction of Force / Lauren A. Rockhold, Nicholas P. Herrmann 287
A Traumatic Confession / Alison Galloway 291
Violent Encounters: Multiple Trauma of Differing Ages / William Haglund 297
Home Alone: Distinguishing Blunt Force Trauma from Possible Taphonomic Processes / Tal Simmons 301
Some Examples of Survived Blunt Force Head Trauma from a Nineteenth Century Medical School Comparitive Collection / Russell Nelson, Barbara Thornburg 304
An Atypical Skull: Trauma and Asymmetry Mimic Pathology / Curtis W. Wienker, Joan E. Wood 315
Scatter Versus Impact During Aircraft Crashes: Implications for Forsensic Anthropolgists / Laura Fulginiti, M. H. Czuzak, K. M. Taylor 322
Bibliography 331
Index 365
Additional Authors: Galloway, Alison, 1953-
Notes: LCCN: 99034122
ISBN: 0398069921
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-364) and index
OCLC Number: 41452706
ISBN/ISSN: 0398069921