Use of Glue Gun in Forensic Anthropology and Pathologic Bone Reconstruction Cases

    Volume 34, Issue 2 (March 1989)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 4


    Stephens, BG
    Chief medical examiner and forensic anthropologist, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, City and County of San Francisco, CA

    Heglar, R
    Chief medical examiner and forensic anthropologist, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, City and County of San Francisco, CA

    (Received 5 February 1988; accepted 31 May 1988)

    Abstract

    Fragmented “wet” bone material can be rapidly reconstructed with a minimum amount of specimen preparation using hot melt adhesives and commercially available electric glue guns. The reconstruction of fragmented bone aids in the analysis and interpretation of extensive trauma cases.


    Paper ID: JFS12656J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12656J

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    Title Use of Glue Gun in Forensic Anthropology and Pathologic Bone Reconstruction Cases
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