Tuesday, 9 February 2010

New editions of core textbooks

The following new editions have been received this week:

McMinn's color atlas of head and neck anatomy. / Bari M. Logan, Patricia A. Reynolds. 4th ed, Philadelphia, PA : Mosby/Elsevier, c2010.

The only large format atlas of the human head and neck, incorporating outstanding dissections, osteology, and radiographic and surface anatomy images. The authors present a "road map" reference to the structures of the head and neck, ideal for study or exam review.

The renal system at a glance. /Chris O'Callaghan. 3rd ed, Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, The Renal System at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Fully revised and updated, this book provides a user-friendly overview of the renal system.

Materials science for dentistry. / B.W. Darvell. 9th ed, Oxford : Woodhead Pub. ; Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2009.

Now in its 9th edition, this text provides a fundamental understanding of the materials on which dentistry depends, covering those aspects of structure and chemistry which govern the behavior and performance of the materials in use. It discusses gypsum, polymers, acrylic, cements, waxes, porcelain and metals.