Thursday, 30 October 2008

New books

Four new books were received last week at the Dentistry Library:

Textbook and color atlas of salivary gland pathology: diagnosis and management / edited by Eric R. Carlson. Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.

Description: A new, landmark text and atlas of this important discipline within oral and maxillofacial surgery, otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, and general surgery. This book brings together information on the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of all types of salivary gland pathology.

Levison's textbook for dental nurses / Carole Hollins. 10th ed. Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa, USA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.

Description: Whilst retaining the core information on dental nursing which has made this book a deserved classic, this 10th Edition has been substantially revised to reflect recent changes. Chapters have been added on communication skills and dental nurse registration, regulation and responsibilities.

Metabolism and nutrition / Ming Yeong Lim. 3rd ed. Edinburgh ; New York : Mosby/Elsevier, 2007.

Description: This book condenses most, if not all of the information available on this topic into very easy to understand information, presented in a concise and logical manner. A number of metabolic disorders manifest in clinical signs on the face, head, neck and in the mouth.

A perspective of periodontal systemic relationships for the Asian Pacific region / edited by P. Mark Bartold (et al) Adelaide, S. Aust. : Asian Pacific Society of Periodontology, c2008.

Description: Proceedings of the 7th Asian Pacific Society of Periodontology Meeting in Beijing, China on 21-22 September 2007.