Wednesday, 29 May 2013

New e-books

Practical biostatistics: a user-friendly approach for evidence-based medicine / Mendel Suchmacher. Amsterdam ; Boston: Elsevier/Academic Press, 2012.

This book provides researchers, medical professionals, and students with a friendly, practical guide to biostatistics. With a detailed outline of implementation steps complemented by a review of important topics, it can be used as a quick reference or a hands-on guide to effectively incorporate biostatistics in clinical trials. Customized presentation for biological investigators with examples taken from current clinical trials in multiple disciplines. Clear and concise definitions and examples provide a pragmatic guide to bring clarity to the applications of statistics in improving human health.

Oral wound healing: cell biology and clinical management / Hannu Larjava (ed). Chichester, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

Oral Wound Healing: Cell Biology and Clinical Management brings experts from around the world together to provide an authoritative reference on the processes, principles and clinical management of wound healing in the oral mucosa. Promoting a thorough understanding of current research on the topic, this new resource draws together thinking on the basic biological processes of wound healing in the oral environment, as well as providing more detailed information and discussion on processes such as inflammation, reepithelialization and angiogenesis.

Smith's anesthesia for infants and children / Peter J. Davis, (ed). 8th ed., St. Louis, Mo.: Mosby, 2011.

The 8th edition delivers all the state-of-the-art guidance you need to provide optimal perioperative care for any type of pediatric surgery. Stay current with new chapters on ICU management, conjoined twins, and basic neonatal physiology, plus new coverage of pharmacology and monitoring techniques. Get outstanding visual guidance with full-color illustrations throughout the book.