Thursday, 16 September 2010

New books received this week

Color atlas of dental implant surgery / Michael S. Block. 3rd ed., Maryland Heights, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2011.

This atlas-style guide to master implant procedures and techniques provides clear, full-color clinical photos and practical instructions covering a wide range of implant challenges. It takes you through treatment planning, presurgical guidelines, detailed surgical techniques, and postoperative follow-up.

Minimally invasive treatment, arrest, and control of periodontal diseases. / Per Axelsson. Chicago, Ill. : Quintessence Pub., c2009.

This well-illustrated book, the fifth volume in the Axelsson Series on Preventive Dentistry, applies the concepts presented in the previous volumes to clinical practice in a step-by-step fashion. With a focus on minimally invasive treatment, the principles covered in this book ensure long-term treatment success and prevention of periodontal diseases.

Statistics at square one / M.J. Campbell, T.D.V. Swinscow. 11th ed., Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell/BMJ Books, 2009.

The new edition of this international bestseller continues to throw light on the world of statistics for health care professionals and medical students. Revised throughout, the 11th edition features new material in the areas of relative risk, absolute risk and numbers needed to treat, diagnostic tests, sensitivity, specificity, ROC curves and free statistical software.

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

The 6th Edition provides an understanding of the basic principles of pharmacology. It covers the most common drugs that you will encounter in clinical practice -the drugs a patient may already be taking and the drugs prescribed by the dentist. A logical and consistent organization makes it easy to look up drug group indications, pharmacokinetics, pharmacologic effects, adverse reactions, drug interactions, and dosages.