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Academic Year/course: 2017/18

304 - Degree in Medicine

26735 - Medical and Forensic Bio-anthropology


Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
2017/18
Subject:
26735 - Medical and Forensic Bio-anthropology
Faculty / School:
104 - Facultad de Medicina
Degree:
304 - Degree in Medicine
ECTS:
4.0
Year:
5
Semester:
First semester
Subject Type:
Optional
Module:
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5.1. Methodological overview

The learning process that has been designed is based on the following:

Lectures, ICTs - information and communication technologies (networks, software, computer, projector, etc.). Practices in laboratory and dissection room, (real cases and virtual models).

5.2. Learning tasks

ACTIVITY 1: Lectures (15 hours taught by the Department of Human Anatomy and Histology and 5 hours by the Department of Pathology, Forensic and Forensic Medicine and Toxicology). CREDITS: 20 HOURS.
ACTIVITY 2: Laboratory practices. CREDITS: 10 HOURS Dept. Human Anatomy and Histology, 2HORAS: FORENSIC GENETIC LABORATORY. Department of Pathological Anatomy, Forensic and Forensic Medicine and Toxicology.
ACTIVITY 3: Problem solving and cases. CREDITS: 8 HOURS Dept. Human Anatomy and Histology
ACTIVITY 4: Carrying out practical work. CREDITS: 17 HOURS Dept. Human Anatomy and Histology.
ACTIVITY 5: Tutorials. CREDITS: Interview individualized and / or in very small groups for the academic and personal orientation of the student.
ACTIVITY 6: Exam. CREDITS: 2 HOURS.
ACTIVITY 7: Study. CREDITS: 41 HOURS.

5.3. Syllabus

CONTENTS
 
Introduction
1.Introduction to Human Anthropology. Basic concepts. Human Anthropology. From Physical Anthropology to Molecular Anthropology. Applications in the context of Forensic Sciences.
 
Forensic Genetics and Molecular Anthropology
2. FORENSIC SCIENCE AT THE SERVICE OF THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE LIVING AND THE CADÁVER. THE DNA PROOF IN FORENSIC MEDICINE.
3. MOLECULAR ANTHROPOLOGY AND ANTIGUA DNA
4. PERIODICAL REPORT
 
Physical Anthropology
5.Forensic anthropology. Introduction and basic concepts.

6.Evolutionary aspects of bioanthropology adaptation to bipedalism, evolution of the brain, evolution of language and evolution of the hand.
7.Comparative anatomy. Differential diagnosis of animal bone remains and human bone remains.
8.Introduction to Osteology. Structure and function of the skeletal system. Classification and description of bones.
9.Cranial skeleton. Cranioscopy. Anatomy of the skull. Epigenetic characters.
 Craniometry. Points, measures and indexes.
10.Physical anthropology of the postcranial skeleton.
11.Anthropological study of the tooth. Forensic odontoestomatology.
12.Determination of sex. Morphognostic and morphometric methods.
13.Estimation of osteological age in adults and subadults.
14.Individual characteristics. Determination of laterality. Reconstruction of height and weight estimation.
15.Paleopathology. Disease in the bone. Elements for identification.
16.Collection, transfer and preservation of skeletal remains. Collection of evidence at the place of discovery
17.Human burials Determination of the number of individuals in multiple burials. The skeletal process cadaveric. Anthropological study on corpses in poor condition. Establishment of the date of death.
18.Mass Disasters Forensic anthropology in events with multiple victims. Intervention in events against Human Rights.
19.Techniques of dating in skeletal remains and chemical reconstruction of the diet
20.Anthropology of the living subject. Somatometry and body composition.
21.Determination of age in the living subject.
22. The report in Physical Anthropology.

5.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

1. DELGADO S Y COLS. Tratado de Medicina Legal y Ciencias Forenses (Vols I, II y III). Barcelona-Bosch Editorial, 2011.

2. HINOJAL FONSECA, R. Manual de Medicina Legal y Toxicología. Oviedo:Arcano, 1997.

3. GISBERT CALABUIG, J.A.: Medicina Legal y Toxicología.Editorial .Barcelona Masson,1997.

4. MARTÍNEZ JARRETA B. (Ed)La prueba del ADN en Medicina Forense. Barcelona: Masson. 1999.

5. MARTÍNEZ JARRETA B. La prueba pericial médica en el Derecho.Zaragoza: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Zaragoza.1996: 143162.

6.    MARTÍNEZ JARRETA B. Ciencia Forense. Revista Aragonesa de Medicina Legal.Zaragoza: IFC (CSIC).

7. VARGASALVARADO,E.: Medicina Forense y Deontología Médica. Ciencias Forenses para Médicos y Abogados. Ed. Trillas, Méjico,1991.

8. VÁSQUEZ MARÍAS P.; MARTÍNEZ JARRETA B. Documentos MédicoLegales. Colección"Orfila & Rotger" de Ciencia Forense .Zaragoza: IFC (CSIC).

9. VILLANUEVA CAÑADAS E. GISBERT CALABUIG.Medicina Legal y Toxicología.Barcelona Masson,2004.