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In what ways can human skeletal remains be used to understand health and disease from the past?

By Neil H Metcalfe

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Disease and illness in previous generations can be investigated using palaeopathology. This article describes the commonly used techniques in palaeopathology, includes examples of how such techniques are able to formulate data on a variety of health issues that occurred in the past and suggests how these data can be relevant today

Topics: History of Medicine
Publisher: BMJ Group
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2600025
Provided by: PubMed Central
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