Thursday, 15 September 2011

More new e-books

Handbook of oral physiology and oral biology/ Anastasios K. Markopoulos. Oak Park, IL: Bentham eBooks, 2010.

This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the part of dentistry that links basic physiologic and pathophysiologic mechanisms to frequently encountered problems in dental practice. Themes that are covered include the structure and function of the cells of oral mucosa, the biology of bone, the functions of oral mucosa, some important aspects on oral microbial flora and biofilms and finally the current principles on mastication, swallowing and speech.

Pitt Ford's problem-based learning in endodontology/ Shanon Patel (ed). Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

This book combines the theory and practice of endodontics, providing the reader with information that is both clinically relevant to everyday practice and also evidence based. It includes a wealth of cases that span topics such as the maintenance of a vital pulp, root canal treatment, surgical endodontics and trauma. Each case is accompanied by full colour photographs and/or radiographs that illustrate the key stages in diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment and prognosis.

Basic guide to dental sedation nursing/ Nicola Rogers. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

The ‘Basic Guide to Dental Sedation Nursing' is a must have book for all dental nurses seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this core area of clinical practice. Written in a clear and accessible style, chapters reflect the Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing syllabus with chapters on such key topics as legal aspects, anatomy, equipment, patient assessment, types of sedation, medical emergencies and resuscitation.