Thursday, 18 March 2010

New books received this week

Oral microbiology at a glance / Richard J. Lamont (et al). Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

Covers oral microbial origins of health or disease, various infections ranging from dental caries, periodontal and endodontic infections to oral mucosal, bone, and systemic infections, local and systemic extensions of oral infections, as well as sterilization & disinfection.

Applied pharmacology for the dental hygienist / Elena Bablenis Haveles. 6th ed, Maryland Heights, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, c2011.

Provides an understanding of the basic principles of pharmacology. It covers the most common drugs that you will encounter in clinical practice. Easy to look up drug group indications, pharmacokinetics, pharmacologic effects, adverse reactions, drug interactions, and dosages.

Human physiology: an integrated approach. / Dee Unglaub Silverthorn. 5th ed, San Francisco : Pearson/Benjamin Cummings, c2010.

This textbook broke ground with its thorough coverage of molecular physiology seamlessly integrated into a traditional homeostasis-based systems approach. The 5th edition has been significantly updated throughout and features substantially revised art and Running Problems.