Thursday, 25 February 2010

New books received this week

Basic guide to medical emergencies in the dental practice / Phil Jevon. Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2010.

A must have book for all dental care professionals. Written in a clear and accessible style, chapters cover such key topics as patient assessment, adult resuscitation, respiratory and cardiac disorders, paediatric emergencies, emergency equipment and law and ethics.

Fundamentals of anaesthesia / edited by Tim Smith (et al). 3rd ed. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Fully updated with a number of completely new chapters. Presentation of information is clear and concise, with extensive use of tables, colour illustrations, summary boxes of key information and bullet lists. This textbook is a unique aid and an essential companion for all exam candidates.

Periodontics / B.M. Eley, M. Soory, J.D. Manson. 6th ed., Edinburgh ; New York : Saunders/Elsevier, 2010.

Provides readers with the essential information required to ensure a firm understanding of the subject of periodontology from both a basic science and clinical perspective. Authored by experts of international renown, this book is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate dental students as well as practitioners with an interest in oral medicine.

Trends in access to dental care among Australian children / A. C. Ellershaw. Canberra, A.C.T. : Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2009.

From 1994 to 2005 approximately 80 per cent of children aged 5-11 years and 75% of children aged 12-17 years visited a dentist within the previous 12 months. This publication provides an analysis of the dental visiting patterns of children aged 5 to 17 years during the period 1994 to 2005.