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NCJ Number: 118676 Find in a Library
Title: Identification Based on Medical Data
Journal: Canadian Society of Forensic Science  Volume:22  Issue:1  Dated:(March 1989)  Pages:35-42
Author(s): C Brandt-Casadevall; T Krompecher; H-R Gujer
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 8
Type: Report (Technical)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: When the personal identification of human remains cannot be determined from fingerprints or odonto-stomatological methods, it may be based on medical data including radiological/skeletal, blood groups, surgical procedures and prostheses, disease/accident, iatrogenic features, medicines, and drugs.
Abstract: We illustrate these with a few cases from our own practice. Photographs and 12 references. (Publisher abstract)
Main Term(s): Victim identification
Index Term(s): Blood/body fluid analysis; Drug testing; Radioactive analysis
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