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Title Age estimation : a multidisciplinary approach / edited by Joe Adserias-Garriga
Published London : Academic Press, 2019
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Contents Front Cover; Age Estimation; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; 1 Complexities and considerations of human age estimation; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Age estimation of the living; 1.3 Age estimation of the dead; 1.3.1 Age estimation of subadults; 1.3.2 Age estimation of adult individuals; 1.4 Bias in age estimation; 1.5 Conclusions; References; 2 Legal background of age estimation for the dead and the living; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Age estimation in living individual; 2.3 Unaccompanied migrant minors; 2.4 Age and criminal responsibility; 2.5 Age estimation of the dead; 2.6 Conclusions
3.8 1990s: The "standards" volume and the two-step approach3.9 The turn of the century; 3.10 Conclusion; References; 4 Skeletal age estimation in juveniles and subadults; 4.1 Introduction; 4.1.1 Application of juvenile age estimation; Terminology; Growth and development of the skeleton; Factors influencing skeletal growth and development; 4.2 Skeletal age; 4.2.1 Ossification center appearance; 4.2.2 Morphological change of ossification centers; 4.2.3 Ossification center fusion; 4.3 Methods of juvenile skeletal age assessment; 4.3.1 Morphological methods
4.3.2 Metric methods4.3.3 Radiographic methods; 4.4 Conclusion; References; Further reading; 5 Skeletal age estimation in adults; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Most reliable skeletal age indicators for aging adult individuals; 5.2.1 Changes in the pubic symphysis; 5.2.2 Changes in the iliac auricular surface; 5.2.3 Changes in the acetabulum; 5.2.4 Changes in sternal rib ends; 5.2.5 Changes in the sternal end of the clavicle; 5.3 Other methods available for aging adults; 5.3.1 Cranial vault suture closure; 5.3.2 Palatine suture closure; 5.3.3 Sacral changes; 5.3.4 Cartilage fusion and fusion scars
5.3.5 Pathology5.3.6 Histology; 5.4 How to choose the best skeletal indicator and aging method; 5.5 Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; II. Odontological approach of age estimation; 6 Evolution of methods and state-of-the-art in dental age estimation; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Evolution of subadult dental age-estimation methods; 6.3 Evolution of adult dental age-estimation methods; 6.4 Conclusions; References; Further reading; 7 Dental age estimation in fetal and children; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Dental development; 7.3 Tooth formation; 7.4 Tooth eruption; 7.4.1 Dental age assessment
Summary Age Estimation: A Multidisciplinary Approach is the only reference in the field covering all techniques and methods involving age estimation from different perspectives in just one volume. The book provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of age estimation: aging the living and the dead, human rights, and skeletal, dental, histological and biochemical techniques and methods available. Each chapter is written by internationally known expert contributors. Age Estimation: A Multidisciplinary Approach is a one of a kind resource for those involved in estimating the age of the living and the dead
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 16, 2019)
Subject Human beings -- Age determination
Form Electronic book
Author Adserias-Garriga, Joe, editor
ISBN 0128144920 (electronic bk.)
9780128144923 (electronic bk.)