by Sir Francis Galton
Publisher: Macmillan and Co. 1892
Number of pages: 216
Landmark discusses the evidence validating fingerprints as a means of personal identification, permanence of the fingerprint characteristics, uniqueness of an assemblage of ridge details, and the variability and classifiable nature of finger patterns -- along with such fundamental investigations as biological and racial variations and the inheritance of fingerprint traits.
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by L.L. Carstensen, C.R. Hartel - National Academies Press
Examines how individual and social behavior play a role in understanding diverse outcomes in old age. It also explores the implications of an aging workforce on the economy. A useful resource for policymakers, researchers and medical professionals.
by Badr E. Mostafa et al.
The determination of the extent of stenosis and any associated pathological lesions is critical in the design of a proper treatment. The aim of this guide is to compile a working protocol for the diagnosis and management of these complex cases.
- National Clinical Guideline Centre
Although hip fracture is predominantly a phenomenon of later life, it may occur at any age in people with osteoporosis or osteopenia, and this guidance is applicable to adults across the age spectrum, including the needs of younger patients.
by Adam Schulman, Thomas W. Merrill
Human dignity -- is it a useful concept in bioethics, one that sheds important light on the whole range of bioethical issues, from embryo research and assisted reproduction, to biomedical enhancement, to care of the disabled and the dying?