Introducing the Index of Care: A web-based application supporting archaeological research into health-related care.

@article{Tilley2014IntroducingTI,
  title={Introducing the Index of Care: A web-based application supporting archaeological research into health-related care.},
  author={Lorna Ann Tilley and Tony Ray Cameron},
  journal={International journal of paleopathology},
  year={2014},
  volume={6},
  pages={
          5-9
        }
}
The Index of Care is a web-based application designed to support the recently proposed four-stage 'bioarchaeology of care' methodology for identifying and interpreting health-related care provision in prehistory. The Index offers a framework for guiding researchers in 'thinking through' the steps of a bioarchaeology of care analysis; it continuously prompts consideration of biological and archaeological evidence relevant to care provision; it operationalises key concepts such as 'disability… CONTINUE READING
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