The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease

Author: Megan Brickley,Rachel Ives

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080557915

Category: Social Science

Page: 350

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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
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New Developments in the Bioarchaeology of Care

Further Case Studies and Expanded Theory

Author: Lorna Tilley,Alecia A. Schrenk

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319399012

Category: Social Science

Page: 385

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New Developments in the Bioarchaeology of Care evaluates, refines and expands existing concepts and practices in the developing field of bioarchaeological research into health-related care provision in the past. Evidence in human remains that indicates an individual survived with, or following, a serious pathology suggests this person most likely received some form of care from others. This observation was first made half a century ago, but it is only in the last five years that health-related caregiving has been accepted as a topic for bioarchaeology research. In this time, interest has grown exponentially. A focus on care provides a dynamic framework for examining the experiences of disease and disability in the past - at the level of the individual receiving care, and that of the community providing it. When caregiving can be identified in the archaeological record, bioarchaeologists may be able to offer unique insights into aspects of past lifeways. This volume represents the work of an international, diverse, cross-disciplinary group of contributors, each bringing their own particular focus, style and expertise to analyzing past health-related care. Nineteen chapters offer content that ranges from an introduction to the basic 'bioarchaeology of care' approach, through original case studies of care provision, to new theoretical perspectives in this emerging area of scholarship. This book creates a synergy that challenges our thinking about past health-related care behaviors and about the implications of these behaviors for understanding the social environment in which they took place.
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Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton

Author: M. Anne Katzenberg,Anne L. Grauer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119151635

Category: Social Science

Page: 680

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An Indispensable Resource on Advanced Methods of Analysis of Human Skeletal and Dental Remains in Archaeological and Forensic Contexts Now in its third edition, Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton has become a key reference for bioarchaeologists, human osteologists, and paleopathologists throughout the world. It builds upon basic skills to provide the foundation for advanced scientific analyses of human skeletal remains in cultural, archaeological, and theoretical contexts. This new edition features updated coverage of topics including histomorphometry, dental morphology, stable isotope methods, and ancient DNA, as well as a number of new chapters on paleopathology. It also covers bioarchaeological ethics, taphonomy and the nature of archaeological assemblages, biomechanical analyses of archaeological human skeletons, and more. Fully updated and revised with new material written by leading researchers in the field Includes many case studies to demonstrate application of methods of analysis Offers valuable information on contexts, methods, applications, promises, and pitfalls Covering the latest advanced methods and techniques for analyzing skeletal and dental remains from archaeological discoveries, Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton is a trusted text for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals in human osteology, bioarchaeology, and paleopathology.
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The Bioarchaeology of Children

Perspectives from Biological and Forensic Anthropology

Author: Mary E. Lewis

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521836029

Category: Medical

Page: 255

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This book is entirely devoted to the study of children's skeletons from archaeological and forensic contexts. It provides an extensive review of the osteological methods and theoretical concepts of their analysis. Non-adult skeletons provide a wealth of information on the physical and social life of the child from their growth, diet and age at death, to factors that expose them to trauma and disease at different stages of their lives. This book covers the factors that affect non-adult skeletal preservation; the assessment of their age, sex and ancestry; growth and development; infant and child mortality including infanticide; weaning ages and disease of dietary deficiency; skeletal pathology; personal identification and exposure to trauma from birth injuries, accidents and child abuse; providing insights for graduates and postgraduates in osteology, palaeopathology and forensic anthropology.
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The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Death and Burial

Author: Sarah Tarlow,Liv Nilsson Stutz

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191650390

Category: Social Science

Page: 872

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The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Death and Burial reviews the current state of mortuary archaeology and its practice, highlighting its often contentious place in the modern socio-politics of archaeology. It contains forty-four chapters which focus on the history of the discipline and its current scientific techniques and methods. Written by leading, international scholars in the field, it derives its examples and case studies from a wide range of time periods, such as the middle palaeolithic to the twentieth century, and geographical areas which include Europe, North and South America, Africa, and Asia. Combining up-to-date knowledge of relevant archaeological research with critical assessments of the theme and an evaluation of future research trajectories, it draws attention to the social, symbolic, and theoretical aspects of interpreting mortuary archaeology. The volume is well-illustrated with maps, plans, photographs, and illustrations and is ideally suited for students and researchers.
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Social Bioarchaeology

Author: Sabrina C. Agarwal,Bonnie A. Glencross

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444390520

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

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Illustrates new methodological directions in analyzing human social and biological variation Offers a wide array of research on past populations around the globe Explains the central features of bioarchaeological research by key researchers and established experts around the world
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Knochenkrankheiten

Diagnostik makroskopischer, histologischer und radiologischer Strukturveränderungen des Skeletts

Author: Claus-Peter Adler

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662121603

Category: Medical

Page: 592

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Dieses interdisziplinäre Nachschlagewerk bietet Ihnen das Fundament für Ihre exakte Diagnose und gezielte Therapie-Planung. o Sie erhalten einen praxisorientierten Überblick über alle modernen und etablierten Diagnostik-Verfahren. o Didaktisch übersichtlich stehen die jeweiligen radiologischen und pathologisch-anatomischen Strukturen dem Text gegenüber. o Kurzgefaßte Therapievorschläge ergänzen die diagnostischen Richtlinien. => Das aktuelle Nachschlagewerk für die multidisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit von Orthopäden, Radiologen, Rheumatologen und Pathologen. Schnell * präzise * praxisgerecht
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Sex and Gender in Paleopathological Perspective

Author: Anne L. Grauer,Patricia Stuart-Macadam

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521620901

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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This book explores ramifications of sex and gender on ancient and modern human diseases.
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Übergangsriten

Author: Arnold Van Gennep

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 9783593378367

Category: Rites and ceremonies

Page: 258

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Advances in Human Palaeopathology

Author: Ron Pinhasi,Simon Mays

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047072417X

Category: Social Science

Page: 408

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This volume presents a truly integrated methodological and biocultural approach to the expanding discipline of human palaeopathology. The book provides researchers and practitioners with a comprehensive guide to the main methods and techniques that are currently available for studying diseases and related conditions from human skeletal remains. It also describes the ways in which these methods can be applied to the reconstruction of health and disease in the past. The first part of the book deals with the survival of palaeopathological evidence and provides an up-to-date account of some of the latest techniques for studying disease in ancient remains. These include imaging techniques, such as radiography and CT scanning, and biochemical and histological analyses. Part two discusses the diagnosis and interpretation of particular classes of disease. The emphasis here is on what can be learnt by taking a biocultural or holistic approach to the study of disease frequencies at a population level. Combines theoretical, methodological and diagnostic aspects with key biocultural approaches. Includes overviews of the latest applicable techniques from molecular biology, biochemistry, histopathology and medical imaging. Written by an international team of experts. This book is an invaluable resource for biological anthropologists and archaeologists who study health and disease in past populations. It is also of interest to medical researchers dealing with epidemiological, diagnostic and pathophysiological aspects of diseases, who need a perspective upon the ways in which particular diseases affected earlier generations. Praise from the reviews: “... This book offers an impressive amount of information for both students and more advanced researchers. Its value lies in the vast expertise the contributors have to offer, with all of them being experts with long-standing careers in their respective fields, as well as the geographical distribution of examples that are given to illustrate specific diseases... outstanding and it truly is an important resource for anyone interested in palaeopathology.” PALEOPATHOLOGY NEWSLETTER “The strengths of the book are numerous, but I am especially impressed with the clarity of presentation... I strongly recommend the book, and plan on using it in my classes as assigned reading to emphasize the very complex nature of diagnosis and its essential role of providing baseline information for interpreting health profiles of ancient populations.” THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY “It may be asked if we really need yet another book on paleopathology, especially because there are many acclaimed sources available. In this case, the answer must be a resounding ‘‘Yes!’’...Visually and textually, this volume is of exceptional value for guiding future generations of paleopathologists.” AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY "Pinhasi and Mays have produced an excellent, balanced compilation that reflects what is currently happening in paleopathology research and that nicely addresses paleopathology as both discipline and tool, highlighting technical advanced and schooling us on how disease manifests in the human skeleton. This is valuable resource that students and professionals interested in human paloepathology should consider adding to their libraries." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN BIOLOGY
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A Companion to Paleopathology

Author: Anne L. Grauer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119111633

Category: Science

Page: 628

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This title offers a broad overview of the field that has evolved over the last few decades into an exploration of disease processes in the human skeleton.
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Kindheit im Mittelalter

Author: Šûlammît Šaḥar

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783491691070

Category: Children

Page: 390

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Akupunktur bei Depressionen

das Krankheitsbild aus Sicht der Psychiatrie und TCM

Author: Rosa N. Schnyer,John J. B. Allen

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437577208

Category:

Page: 271

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Der Mann im Eis

Neue Funde und Ergebnisse

Author: Konrad Spindler,Elisabeth Rastbichler-Zissernig,Harald Wilfing,Dieter zur Nedden,Hans Nothdurfter

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3709165997

Category: Science

Page: 325

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Triggerpunkte und Muskelfunktionsketten

in der Osteopathie und Manuellen Therapie

Author: Philipp Richter,Eric Hebgen

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 383047928X

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Schmerzpatienten effektiv helfen! Diagnose und Therapie myofaszialer Triggerpunkte sowie verschiedene Erklärungsmodelle der Muskelfunktionsketten für die tägliche Praxis. In diesem Buch finden Sie relevante Informationen über Muskulatur, Muskelketten und Triggerpunkte, die Sie für den Praxisalltag benötigen. Erklärungen zur Entstehung von Schmerzen am Bewegungsapparat erleichtern Ihnen die Diagnose. Die Behandlungsmethoden der myofaszialen Strukturen werden durch Dehnungsübungen ergänzt. Anatomische Zeichnungen und zahlreiche Fotos helfen Ihnen bei der Lokalisation der Triggerpunkte und ihrer zugehörigen Schmerzareale. Neu in der 3. Auflage: Beschreibung der Entstehung myofaszialer Schmerzen durch falsche Körperhaltung sowie Dehnungsübungen zu ihrer Linderung. Ein äußerst gelungenes Werk, eine gute Mischung aus Hintergrundinformationen und praxisrelevanten Themen, welche nicht nur osteopathisch interessierte Leser begeistern wird. (physiopraxis)
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Klinische Tests an Knochen, Gelenken und Muskeln

Untersuchungen - Zeichen - Phänomene

Author: Klaus Buckup,Johannes Buckup

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3131706554

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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Der praktische Leitfaden für die schnelle, einfache und kostengünstige Diagnostik von Funktionsstörungen des Bewegungsapparates. - Alle relevanten klinischen Tests Schritt für Schritt in Text und Bild: Orientierungstests, Funktionstests, Belastungstests, Stabilitätstests, Tests zur Beurteilung von Haltungsstörungen, Venenthrombosen, arteriellen Durchblutungs- und zentralvenösen Störungen. - Orientierungshilfen in Form von Flussdiagrammen am Anfang der Kapitel zum Auffinden der geeigneten Tests für die Verdachtsdiagnosen. - Gewichtung und Bewertung aller Tests mit Ableitung der möglichen Diagnose(n). Neu in der 5. Auflage: 18 neue Tests, vollständig überarbeitet und aktualisiert
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