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Recent advances in understanding hard tissue alterations related to trauma
- Ubelaker, Douglas H.
- Forensic science international 2019 v.299 pp. 235-237
- forensic sciences, hemorrhage, image analysis, skeleton
- This special issue of Forensic Science International presents diverse perspectives and detailed information on the many factors involved in trauma analysis of the skeleton. Topics covered include nomenclature, antemortem timing, post-mortem loss of plasticity, terminal ballistic/gunshot trauma, sharp force trauma, heat-induced fracture, non-metric traits and pseudo-trauma, taphonomic alterations, microscopic evidence for hemorrhage, imaging of perimortem trauma, dental trauma and linkages between soft and hard tissue.