Friday, 28 March 2014

Recently received books

Orthopantomography /Ignazio Pandolfo. Milan: Springer, 2013.

This book sets out to describe in detaildiverse technical and methodological aspects of the examination, from image acquisition through to artifact generation due to lack of experience or malfunctioning. It will be of great value to the radiologist in routine interpretation and reporting of orthopantomography as it offers possible solutions for all of the most common diagnostic and methodological problems.

The ECG made easy /John R. Hampton. 8th ed., Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2013.

The ECG Made Easy directs users of the electrocardiogram to straightforward and accurate identification of normal and abnormal ECG patterns. With the emphasis throughout on simplicity and practical application, this Eighth Edition will prove invaluable to all medical and health care staff who require clear, basic knowledge about the ECG.

Davidson's principles and practice of medicine /Brian R. Walker (ed). 22nd ed., Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.

Davidson's provides the factual knowledge required to practise medicine, explaining it in the context of underlying principles, basic science and research evidence, and shows how to apply this knowledge to the management of patients who present with problems rather than specific diseases. Building on the foundations laid down by its original editor, Davidson's remains one of the world's leading and most respected textbooks of medicine.