The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Release Date : 26 July 2010
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Categories : Social Science
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0080557910
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080557915
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Synopsis : The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease written by Megan Brickley, published by Elsevier which was released on 26 July 2010. Download The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease provides a comprehensive and invaluable source of information on this important group of diseases. It is an essential guide for those engaged in either basic recording or in-depth research on human remains from archaeological sites. The range of potential tools for investigating metabolic diseases of bone are far greater than for many other conditions, and building on clinical investigations, this book will consider gross, surface features visible using microscopic examination, histological and radiological features of bone, that can be used to help investigate metabolic bone diseases. Clear photographs and line drawings illustrate gross, histological and radiological features associated with each of the conditions Covers a range of issues pertinent to the study of metabolic bone disease in archaeological skeletal material, including the problems that frequent co-existence of these conditions in individuals living in the past raises, the preservation of human bone and the impact this has on the ability to suggest a diagnosis of a condition Includes a range of conditions that can lead to osteopenia and osteoporosis, including previous investigations of these conditions in archaeological bone