Tuesday, 21 August 2012

New e-books received in the library

Oral healthcare and the frail elder: a clinical perspective. /Michael I MacEntee (ed). Ames, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

This book provides dentists, dental hygienists, and other healthcare professionals with comprehensive, practical instruction on managing the multifaceted oral healthcare needs of frail elders. By discussing background information and relevant literature, the book provides a holistic approach to clinical issues such as oral pain, dry mouth, and periodontal disease.

Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers in education, health and social science. /Judith Bell. 5th ed., Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill Open University Press, 2010.

Step-by-step advice on completing an outstanding research project. Research can be daunting, particularly for first-timers, but this indispensable book provides everything you need to know to prepare for research, draft and finalise a methodologically sound and well-written report or thesis, plus it warns you of potential pitfalls to prevent you wasting time on false trails.

The fearful dental patient: a guide to understanding and managing. / Arthur A. Weiner (ed). Ames, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

This book helps dental professionals understand the basics of fear, anxiety and phobias and the role these emotions play in creating negative behavior within the dental environment. The text contains a variety of modalities that help identify dental fear and phobia, as well as chair-side techniques and practical advice aimed at improving patient cooperation and ensuring treatment compliance. dental patients.