Thursday, 24 February 2011

New books received this week

Illustrated handbook of clinical dentistry / Richard A. Lehman. 2nd ed. Hudson, Ohio : Lexi-Comp Inc., c2008.

This handbook offers a concise review of basic clinical principles and procedures that are encountered on a daily basis. It presents the dental practitioner with an easy-to-use compilation of the most important reference materials, for use in clinical settings.

Cranial, craniofacial and skull base surgery / Paolo Cappabianca (ed). Milan : Springer, c2010.

This atlas, organized in two sections -neurosurgical section and maxillo-facial section- provides a comprehensive overview of the most modern surgical techniques in cranio-facial and skull base surgery. Each chapter describes in detail the anatomic structures and offers a step-by-step description of the technical aspects of the surgical approaches to the cranial base.

Epidemiology, pathogenesis, and prevention of head and neck cancer / Andrew F. Olshan (ed). New York ; London : Springer, 2010.

The purpose of this book is to provide a current perspective on the epidemiology head and neck cancer. Cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx comprise an important group of tumors with diverse international patterns of incidence and mortality, established risk factors, suggested association with a virus, and potential genetic susceptibility determinants.