Wednesday, 10 April 2013

e-books we received recently

Techniques in complete denture technology / Tony Johnson. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

This practical manual discusses all the various elements that are essential for optimum denture provision, including fit, retention, stability, occlusion, muscular control, aesthetics and materials. It is essential reading for dental technicians, clinical dental technicians and maxillo-facial prosthetists, as well as providing a valuable resource for dentists and students.

Epidemiology for the uninitiated/ D. Coggon (et al). 5th ed., London: BMJ Books, 2003.

This is an introduction to epidemiology in health care. This fifth edition provides the reader with the core elements of epidemiology needed in health care practice and research. The text has been revised throughout, with new examples.

Medical statistics from scratch: an introduction for health professionals. / David Bowers. 2nd ed., Chichester, England: John Wiley & Sons, 2008.

This second edition presents a detailed account of the most important procedures for the analysis of data, from the calculation of simple proportions, to a variety of statistical tests, and the use of regression models for modeling of clinical outcomes. The new edition includes new chapters on basic quantitative methods, measuring survival, measurement scales, diagnostic testing, bayesian methods, meta-analysis and systematic reviews.