Age Evaluation from the Skeleton

S. Lucina Hackman, Alanah Buck, Sue Black

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    9 Citations (Scopus)
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAge Estimation in the Living
    Subtitle of host publicationThe Practitioner's Guide
    EditorsSue Black, Anil Aggrawal, Jason Payne-James
    Place of PublicationChichester
    Number of pages34
    ISBN (Electronic)9780470669785
    ISBN (Print)9780470519677
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2010


    • Age assessment methods, utilizing skeleton - 'measuring' or 'recognizing' changes in skeletal maturation
    • Age estimation link into legal systems - using concrete dates, moving individuals from one group to another
    • Age evaluation - from the skeleton
    • Chronological age of individual, as a measure of period of time passed since birth
    • Long bone length and chronological age link in juveniles - imaging techniques, Maresh and Deming's work
    • Radiological imaging, strength of relationship between skeletal maturation and chronological age
    • Risser's sign, assessing skeletal maturity - optimum time for clinical intervention in vertebral column scoliosis
    • Skeletal age assessment in juveniles and adolescents - for clinicians for number of reasons
    • Vertebral column, identified as a place - where age-associated changes occur

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Social Sciences

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