Thursday, 12 March 2009

New books received this week

Clinical practice of the dental hygienist / Esther M. Wilkins. 10th ed, Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009.

Description: This text equips students with the clinical skills needed for successful practice. Features includes full-color artwork and photographs, case-based exercises, procedure boxes, and more. It presents the latest technical advances and research findings and includes a new chapter on teeth whitening.

Comprehensive cleft care /editors, Joseph E. Losee, Richard E. New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, c2009.

Description: A complete clinical reference that addresses every aspect of the life-long care required by patients with orofacial clefting. Supported by a handsome full-color presentation, it features heavily-illustrated chapters that provide unmatched coverage of everything from prenatal diagnosis to final orthognathic surgery.

Basic guide to oral health education and promotion /Ann Felton, Alison Chapman. Chichester, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

Description: Topics covered include dental structures, anatomy and physiology, oral diseases and prevention, the principles of education, oral health and society, promoting oral health in the 21st century, patient communication, project planning and workplace assignments.

Osteomyelitis of the jaws /edited by Marc M. Baltensperger, Gerold K. Eyrich. Berlin ; London : Springer, c2009.

Description: The first textbook of its kind covering exclusively all aspects of this challenging disease. A clear classification of osteomyelitis of the jaws is provided. Clinical presentation and diagnosis are meticulously described and illustrated. Radiological imaging are outlined for all types of osteomyelitis of the jaws.

Computer ethics : a case-based approach. /Robert N. Barger. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2008.

Description: Teaches students how to solve ethical dilemmas in the field of computing, taking a philosophical, rather than a legal, approach to the topic. Explains the steps of the ethical decision making process in handy worksheet form.

Woelfel's dental anatomy: its relevance to dentistry. /Rickne C. Scheid. 7th ed, Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007.

Description: A core anatomy textbook for dentistry and oral health. It provides in-depth coverage of tooth structure, tooth function, morphology, anatomy, and terminology. The 7th ed includes more material on the clinical application of tooth morphology and features twice as many illustrations as the previous edition.