Thursday, 20 October 2011

New books received this week

Oral and maxillofacial radiology: a diagnostic approach. / David MacDonald. Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

This text provides clinicians of varied disciplines and skill levels a practical and systematic approach to diagnosing lesions affecting the face and jaws. Firmly grounded in evidence-based research, the book presents a clear understanding of the clinical impact of each lesion within a prospective diagnosis.

Traumatic dental injuries: a manual. / J.O. Andreasen. 3rd ed. Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

The ultimate guide to dental trauma, the manual preserves its uniquely usable and reader-friendly format, demonstrating step-by-step treatment protocols for commonly occurring traumatic injuries. Several new sections have been added to expand the number of clinical scenarios.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' certification preparation for dental assisting. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

A 320-question simulated exam is included in the text. Accompanying the book is a CD-ROM featuring all 480 questions from the text along with an additional 480 questions for a total of 960 dental assisting review questions. Study and test-taking tips as well as rationales for each of the questions are included to help students prepare for exams.

Physiology at a glance / Jeremy P.T. Ward. 2nd ed. Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2008.

The 2nd edition is in full colour with an MCQ self-assessment section, a new table of normal physiological values and updates in a number of key areas. The text and diagrams work brilliantly throughout the whole book, which is helpfully set out around the body systems.

Breath odors: origin, diagnosis, and management. / Nir Sterer. Heidelberg: Springer, 2011.

This illustrated text presents a comprehensive and cohesive science-based approach to bad breath, combining basic research with clinical approaches to diagnosis and treatment. All aspects of the subject are examined thoroughly and critically, including the psychological impact of breath odor and future prospects.

Professional responsibility in dentistry: a practical guide to law and ethics. / Joseph Graskemper. Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Professional Responsibility in Dentistry: A Practical Guide to Law and Ethics integrates dental law, risk management, professionalism, and ethics, as all are interrelated in everyday practice. Beyond theory, the fact-based approach of this book shows examples of various situations the dentist may face.