Thursday, 8 March 2012

New books received this week

The child dental health surveys Australia, 2005 and 2006. / Diep Haa (et al). Adelaide: AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Unit, 2011.

This report describes the state of oral health of Australian children attending a school dental service (SDS) in 2005 and 2006. The findings are based on analyses of data extracted from the 2005 and 2006 Child Dental Health Surveys (CDHS) for 193,457 children from ages 4 to 15 from most states and territories.

Tissue-integrated prostheses: osseointegration in clinical dentistry. / Per-Ingvar Brånemark (ed). Chicago: Quintessence, 1985

This book demonstrates clinical success in dental implantology with: (1) proper surgical preparation and subsequent protection of host bone sites for four to six months, (2) close apposition of bone to a commercially pure implant designed to achieve immediate stabilization, and (3) a well-designed prosthesis tightly fitted to the osseointegrated abutment.

Robbins and Cotran pathologic basis of disease. / Vinay Kumar (et al). 8th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders/Elsevier, c2010.

One of the best-selling medical textbooks of all time, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease is the one book that nearly all medical students purchase, and is also widely used by physicians worldwide. A "who's who" of pathology experts delivers the most dependable, current, and complete coverage of today's essential pathology knowledge.