Thursday, 6 November 2008

New books received this week

Five new books were added to the Dentistry Library collection this week:

Oral radiology: principles and interpretation. / edited by Stuart C. White, Michael J. Pharoah. 6th ed. St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby, c2009.

Description: With more than 1,000 high-quality radiographs and illustrations, the 6th edition of this core textbook visually demonstrates the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology as well as effective clinical application. It also covers radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection — helping you provide state of the art care.

Oral-based diagnostics / edited by Daniel Malamud and R. Sam Niedbala. Boston, Mass. : Published by Blackwell Pub. on behalf of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2007.

Description: Oral-based diagnostics have the potential to detect systemic disease and evidence of exposure to various harmful substances, as well as provide biomarkers of health and disease status. This volume brings together contributions from leaders in the areas of toxicology, pathology, oral biology, dental research, and clinical medicine.

Head and neck cancer: a multidisciplinary approach. / edited by Louis B Harrison, Roy B. Sessions, Waun Ki Hong. 3rd ed. Philadelphia : Lipppincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009.

Description: This comprehensive, multidisciplinary text addresses all aspects of head and neck cancer and represents a wide spectrum of specialists, including dentists. The 3rd edition of this book focuses on a two-part approach to treatment that maximizes the chance for a cure while maintaining a strong emphasis on quality of life.

Mosby's dental dictionary. 2nd ed. St. Louis, Mo. ; London : Mosby, c2008.

Description: Thoroughly revised and updated, this edition includes more terms, more pronunciations, more than 10,000 terms and 300 full-color illustrations, and extensive appendices for quick, easy-to-use access to information.

Marks' basic medical biochemistry: a clinical approach. / Michael Lieberman, Allan Marks 3rd ed. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009.

Description: The 3rd edition of this core textbook helps dentistry students understand the importance of the patient and bridges the gap between biochemistry, physiology, and clinical care.