Tuesday, 18 September 2012

New books received this week

Therapeutic guidelines: oral and dental. Melbourne: Therapeutic Guidelines, 2012.

All chapters in the 2nd ed have been extensively reviewed and updated by an expert writing group to provide concise evidence-based advice for the busy practitioner. The book has been restructured so chapters pertaining to disease management are listed first. The importance of active dental treatment in the management of dental conditions is underscored throughout the guidelines.

An introduction to systematic reviews / David Gough (ed). London: SAGE, 2012.

The content is divided into sections covering: approaches to reviewing; getting started; gathering and describing research; appraising and synthesizing data; and making use of reviews and models of research use. As systematic reviews become included in many more graduate-level courses this book answers the growing demand for a user-friendly guide.

Emergency guide for dental auxiliaries / Debra Jennings. 4th ed, Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning, 2012.

This new edition contains the information and instruction needed in order to effectively handle a medical emergency in the dental office. In addition to basic technical instruction, it provides up-to-date information on First Aid techniques, legal concerns, and safety procedures.

Oral pharmacology for the dental hygienist / Mea A. Weinberg. 2nd ed, Boston: Pearson, 2013.

This book ffers a comprehensive review of the principles of pharmacology and their application to dental hygiene practice. This practical textbook covers many oral manifestations of drugs of which the dental hygiene student should be aware.

Sturdevant's art and science of operative dentistry / Harald O. Heymann (ed). 6th ed, St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier/Mosby, 2013.

Using a detailed, heavily illustrated, step-by-step approach, this comprehensive guide helps you master the fundamentals and procedures of restorative and preventive dentistry and learn to make informed decisions to solve patient needs.