Fantastic plastic? Experimental evaluation of polyurethane bone substitutes as proxies for human bone in trauma simulations.

@article{Smith2015FantasticPE,
  title={Fantastic plastic? Experimental evaluation of polyurethane bone substitutes as proxies for human bone in trauma simulations.},
  author={Martin J. Smith and Stephen James and Tim Pover and Nina Ball and Victoria Barnetson and Bethany M Foster and Carl Guy and John M Rickman and Virginia Walton},
  journal={Legal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={427-35}
}
Recent years have seen steady improvements in the recognition and interpretation of violence related injuries in human skeletal remains. Such work has at times benefited from the involvement of biological anthropologists in forensic casework and has often relied upon comparison of documented examples with trauma observed in skeletal remains. In cases where no such example exists investigators must turn to experimentation. The selection of experimental samples is problematic as animal proxies… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-7 of 7 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 44 references

Weapon - related cranial lesions from Medieval and Renaissance Turin , Italy

  • A. L. Pejrani Baricco V. Giuffra, B. M. Subbrizioc, G. Fornaciaria
  • International Journal of Osteoarchaeology
  • 2014

Weapon-related cranial lesions from Medieval and Renaissance Turin

  • V. Giuffra, A. L. Pejrani Baricco, B. M. Subbrizioc, G. Fornaciaria
  • Italy. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology
  • 2014
2 Excerpts

Bone Micro-Fracture Observations From Direct Impact of Slow Velocity Projectiles

  • D. C. Kieser, R. Riddell, J. A. Kieser, J. C. Theis, M. V. Swain
  • Journal of Archives in Military Medicine 2
  • 2013
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…