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Título A companion to paleopathologyLibros / Impreso - Libros
Autor(es) Grauer, Anne L., 1958- (Editor)
Publicación Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, Massachusetts : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2012
Descripción Física xxvii, 597 páginas : ilustraciones ; 26 cm.
Idioma Inglés;
Series Blackwell companions to anthropology
ISBN 1444334255
Clasificación(es) 614.17
W750
MEDICINA
Materia(s) Paleopatología;
Nota(s) Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice
Contenido: Introduction: the scope of paleopathology -- Approaches, perspectives and issues -- Ethics and issues in the use of human skeletal remains in paleopathology -- Evolutionary thought in paleopathology and the rise of the biocultural approach -- The bioarchaeological approach to paleopathology -- The molecular biological approach in paleopathology -- The ecological approach: understanding past diet and the relationship between diet and disease -- An epidemiological approach to paleopathology -- The promise, the problems, and the future of DNA analysis in paleopathology studies -- The analysis and interpretation of mummified remains -- The study of parasites throught time: archaeoparasitology and paleoparasitology -- More than just mad cows: exploring human-animal relationships throught animal paleopathology -- How does the history of paleopathology predict its future? -- Methods and techniques of inquiry -- A knowledge of bone at the cellular (histolological) level is essential to paleopathology -- Differential diagnosis and issues in disease classification -- Estimating age and sex from the skeleton, a paleopathological perspective -- The relationship between paleopathology -- Fundamentals of paleoimaging techniques: bridging the gap between physicists and paleopathologists -- Data and data analysis issues in paleopathology -- Diseases of the past: current understandings and controversies -- Trauma -- Developmental disorders in the skeleton -- Metabolic and endocrine diseases -- Tumors: problems of differential diagnosis in paleopathology -- Re-emerging infections: developments in bioarchaeological contributions to understanding tuberculosis today --Leprosy (hansen's disease) -- Treponematosis: past, present, and future -- Nonspecific infection in paleopathology: interpreting periosteal reactions -- Joint disease -- Bioarchaeology's holy grail: the reconstruction of activity -- Oral health in past populations: context, concepts and controversies.
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