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Introducing the Index of Care: A web-based application supporting archaeological research into health-related care

Tilley, Lorna; Cameron, Tony

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The Index of Care is a web-based application designed to support the recently proposed four-stage 'bioarchaeology of care' methodology for identifying and interpreting health-related care provision in prehistory. The Index offers a framework for guiding researchers in 'thinking through' the steps of a bioarchaeology of care analysis; it continuously prompts consideration of biological and archaeological evidence relevant to care provision; it operationalises key concepts such as 'disability'...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69222
Source: International Journal of Paleopathology
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpp.2014.01.003

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