Thursday, 20 August 2009

New books received this week

Periodontal medicine and systems biology / edited by Brian Henderson. Chichester, United Kingdom ; Ames, Iowa : Blackwell, 2009.

This book provides a systems-based approach to periodontology and offers a scientific roadmap of the interactions which can lead to periodontal disease.

The cardiovascular system at a glance / Philip I. Aaronson. 3rd ed. Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Blackwell, 2007.

A general introduction to the cardiovascular system is followed by anatomy and histology, blood and body fluids, biochemistry and excitation-contraction coupling, form and function, integration and regulation, and pathology and therapeutics.

Textbook of human disease in dentistry / Mark Greenwood. Chichester, U.K. ; Ames, IA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

A comprehensive resource for all students of dentistry that provides uniquely integrated coverage of medicine, surgery, pharmacology, therapeutics, pathology and microbiology.

Cellular and molecular immunology / Abul K. Abbas. 6th ed. Philadelphia, Pa. : Saunders,, c2010.

A lucid guide to the newest immunology concepts, incorporating the latest discoveries about innate immunity, the organization of lymphoid organs, and many other cutting-edge topics.

Relative needs index study, South Australia and New South Wales / L Luzzi. Canberra : Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, c2009.

This publication investigates rationing dental care on the basis of patients' overall experience including reported symptoms and psychosocial impact of the oral problems. Such approaches help ration both emergency and general dental care as one step in reforming public dental care.