The efficiency of an X-ray screening system at a mass disaster.

@article{Goodman2002TheEO,
  title={The efficiency of an X-ray screening system at a mass disaster.},
  author={Norman R. Goodman and Linda B Edelson},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          127-30
        }
}
This is a study to determine the efficiency and efficacy of using an X-ray security screening system to locate both dental fragments and other foreign objects that might be commingled with fragmented remains in a mass disaster. A controlled study by the Pennsylvania Dental Identification Team (PADIT) revealed that a manual examination of simulated body bags containing commingled dental parts and foreign objects by a team of trained forensic odontologists was very effective in locating dental… CONTINUE READING