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Age estimation in the living

Age estimation in the living : the practitioner's guide

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Original languageEnglish
Place of publicationOxford
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Publication date2010
Number of pages299
ISBN (Electronic)9780470669778
ISBN (Print)9780470519677
StatePublished

Abstract

This book summarizes and explains the main approaches to age estimation in the living, defining when a parameter may be of use and raising awareness of its limitations. This text ensures that practitioners recognize when an assessment is beyond their area of expertise or beyond verification depending upon the clinical data available. Each key approach to age evaluation has been allotted a single chapter, written by an international leader in the particular field. The book also includes summary chapters that relay readily accessible data for use by the practitioner, and includes important "ageing milestones."

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