Monday, 12 July 2010

New e-books

Improving oral health for the elderly: an interdisciplinary approach. / Ira B. Lamster(ed). New York, NY : Springer, c2008.

Examines in depth a crucial yet frequently overlooked indicator of seniors' quality of life. By combining a lifespan approach to health with a biopsychosocial perspective on health disparities, this book places oral health in the larger context of physical and mental well-being.

Restorative techniques in paediatric dentistry: an illustrated guide to the restoration of carious primary teeth. / M.S. Duggal. 2nd ed., London : Martin Dunitz, 2002.

Revised and updated edition of a successful text offering new material on plastic restorations with increasing emphasis on restoration, as opposed to extraction, and growing public awareness of the importance of primary teeth.

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.