Problems in mass-disaster dental identification: a retrospective review.

@article{Brannon1999ProblemsIM,
  title={Problems in mass-disaster dental identification: a retrospective review.},
  author={Robert B. Brannon and Harvy P Kessler},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={1999},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={123-7}
}
A wide variety of problems may prevent or hinder a dental-identification (ID) team in its efforts to identify mass casualties. Since these problems have been infrequently reported in a comprehensive manner, the authors identified and summarized these problems to increase the awareness of dental-ID team members and to prepare them for future mass-disaster missions. The authors analyzed 50 mass disasters--ten in which the authors as members of military dental ID teams played a major role and 40… CONTINUE READING

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