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Scanning Skeletal Remains for Bone Mineral Density in Forensic Contexts
 

Scanning Skeletal Remains for Bone Mineral Density in Forensic Contexts

Article DOI: 10.3791/56713
January 29th, 2018

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Summary January 29th, 2018

Bone mineral density (BMD) is an important factor in understanding nutritional intake. For human skeletal remains, it is a useful metric to assess quality of life in both juveniles and adults, particularly in fatal starvation and neglect cases. This paper provides guidelines for scanning human skeletal remains for forensic purposes.

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