Monday, 14 September 2015

New books & e-books

Textbook of geriatric dentistry /Poul Holm-Pedersen (ed). 3rd ed, Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell, 2015.

This textbook provides a comprehensive review of the aging process and its relevance to oral health and dentistry. Now in full colour, the third edition has been fully revised and updated with new material encompassing recent research and clinical developments within geriatric dentistry.

The dentist's quick guide to medical conditions /Mea A. Weinberg. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell, 2015.

This book presents relevant information dentists need to deal with medical conditions: symptoms, diagnostic tests, medications prescribed, and dental management for each disease and condition. Chapters will focus on each major bodily system, including respiratory, cardiovascular, hematologic, endocrine, gastrointestinal, immune, nervous, reproductive, and urinary, as well as chapters on the liver, kidneys, skin, and psychological conditions. Appendices list guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis, additional conditions requiring antibiotics, and a quick list of diagnostic tests.

Anesthesia complications in the dental office / Robert C. Bosack(ed). Ames, Iowa: Wiley Blackwell, 2015.

Anesthetic complications, which range from simple annoyances to patient mortality, are inevitable given the many and complex interactions of doctor, patient, personnel, and facility. This book helps dentists minimize the frequency and severity of adverse events by providing concise and clinically relevant information that can be put to everyday use. A must-have reference for every dental office.