The Biomechanics of Gunshot Trauma to Bone: Research Considerations within the Present Judicial Climate

Hugh E. Berryman, Alicja K. Lanfear, Natalie R. Shirley

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7 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Forensic Anthropology
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781405191234
StatePublished - Mar 23 2012


  • Bone, ductile or brittle depending on velocity
  • FEA, SEM, EDXA, trauma analysis andgunshot trauma
  • Gunshot trauma to bone biomechanics, and judicial climate
  • Rethinking of interpretations, and skeletal trauma
  • Skeletal trauma interpretation
  • Trabecular bone, trabeculae or lamellar bone
  • Trauma interpretation, changes in theory
  • Weapon classes, wound in soft tissue, bone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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