Thursday, 4 March 2010

New books received this week

Practical periodontal diagnosis and treatment planning / Serge Dibart (ed). Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

A step-by-step guide to diagnosing and planning treatment for periodontal patients through the latest evidence-based protocols. It summarizes the available scientific evidence for efficacy and effectiveness and links it to everyday clinical practice in a concise, user-friendly manner.

Dental management of sleep disorders / Ronald Attanasio. Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2010.

Highlights the background to these problems, discusses the dentist's role in their diagnosis and treatment, and outlines clinical strategies & guidance, and the use of appliances. Features an overview of current treatment modalities, and investigates the relationship of sleep disorders to dental and orofacial causes.

Common medical conditions: a guide for the dental team. / Stephen C. Bain (et al). Chichester, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2010.

Outlines the clinical features, clinical signs, diagnosis, management and dental relevance of the most commonly encountered chronic medical problems. A quick and ready illustrated reference giving essential information on common medical conditions in an oral health care context.

Examination medicine: a guide to physician training. / Nicholas J. Talley. 6th ed, Chatswood, N.S.W. : Elsevier Australia, 2010.

Examination Medicine remains a best-selling text amongst FRACP candidates preparing for the Physicians Part 1 Examination. The book is also widely used by medical students, and candidates for other specialty examinations which involve medical clinical exams.