Age Evaluation from the Skeleton

S. Lucina Hackman, Alanah Buck, Sue Black

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    5 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
    PublisherWiley-Blackwell
    Pages202-235
    Number of pages34
    ISBN (Electronic)9780470669785
    ISBN (Print)9780470519677
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2010

    Keywords

    • 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

    Cite this

    Hackman, S. L., Buck, A., & Black, S. (2010). Age Evaluation from the Skeleton. In S. Black, A. Aggrawal, & J. Payne-James (Eds.), Age Estimation in the Living: The Practitioner's Guide (pp. 202-235). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470669785.ch11