Oral Medicine and Pathology at a Glance is the ideal companion for all students of dentistry and recently qualified clinicians. In addition, through its focus on oral health care provision in general practice, the text will provide valuable insight for general dental practitioners wanting to update their knowledge of oral medicine and pathology, dental nurses, hygienists and therapists. --Book Jacket.
Prosthodontics at a Glance is a title in the popular At A Glance series and focuses on prosthodontics from diagnostics through treatment to post-operative maintenance. It is an ideal companion for all students of dentistry, clinicians and members of the dental team with an interest in prosthodontics.
Periodontology at a Glance is designed as a study aid and revision guide for students of dentistry and dental hygiene. It also provides a useful recap for clinicians. The coverage includes aetiology, microbiology, development, and progression of the periodontal diseases. It tackles issues of diagnosis and treatment planning through to practical, hands-on periodontics.
A fully illustrated, concise and accessible introduction to the study of dentistry Central title in the At a Glance series for dentistry students Covers the entire undergraduate clinical dentistry curriculum Topics presented as clear double-page spreads in the recognizable At a Glance style Contributions from leading figures across the field of dentistry Companion website with self-assessment MCQs and further reading
Oral Medicine and Pathology At A Glance is a title in the highly popular at a Glance series. It provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams, clinical photographs, and useful quick-reference tables, encapsulating essential information. Systematically organized and succinctly delivered, Oral Medicine and Pathology At A Glance covers: The most important conditions, by frequency and severity, in oral medicine and pathology Commonly encountered oral lesions and pathologies Oral manifestations of common systemic diseases Differential diagnosis Clinical management of these conditions Oral Medicine and Pathology At A Glance is the ideal companion for all students of dentistry and recently qualified clinicians. In addition, through its focus on oral health care provision in general practice, the text will provide valuable insight for general dental practitioners wanting to update their knowledge of oral medicine and pathology, dental nurses, hygienists and therapists.
This concise and popular introduction to medical microbiology and infection encapsulates the fundamental facts and principles of this rapidly growing and changing subject area. Written by experienced clinicians and teachers, it covers the basic concepts of medical microbiology, and the main human pathogens and infectious syndromes, in an accessible and lucid format. This fully updated fourth edition is now supported by a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/medicalmicrobiology containing extra self-assessment cases, colour slides, further reading, and key point summaries. Medical Microbiology and Infection at a Glance is an invaluable revision aid for medical and allied health students and junior doctors, and is ideal for anyone seeking a comprehensive and concise guide to this subject area.
This brand new title provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the basic clinical skills required of dental students about to embark on their surgical training. It serves as the perfect illustrated introduction to dental clinical skills for pre-clinical students and a handy revision guide for all clinical dental undergraduate and postgraduate students. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with facts accompanied by clear colour diagrams and clinical photographs encapsulating essential knowledge. Presents the perfect combination of text and image; key concepts are explained and superbly illustrated Includes 'core' clinical skills include posture and working in a mirror, communication skills, lifelong learning and reflection. Contains self-assessment questions to help test learning and recognition Links to the author's website, which features many more tips and samples, at www.wiley.com/go/basicdentalskillsataglance Offers detailed teaching notes that accompany each theme within the contents list for clinical teachers.
The new edition of this highly successful book continues to offer readers everything they require to gain a full understanding of microbiology as it relates to modern dental practice. The rich combination of easy-to-read text together with the extensive artwork programme makes Essential Microbiology for Dentistry the first choice of microbiology textbook for many students of dentistry worldwide. Comprehensive coverage of the subject area makes the book suitable for all aspects of the curriculum Almost 300 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Contains ‘Key Facts’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires Self-assessment sections at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their understanding in key areas of knowledge Addresses the subject on a strictly ‘need-to-know for the dentist’ approach [e.g. only salient bacteria are included with thumbnail sketches of viruses and fungi] Contains a detailed - and now expanded - glossary and abbreviations list Contains the latest organism nomenclature and information regarding unculturable bacteria and novel molecular technology Includes a highly expanded section on oral biofilms and their relevance to systemic disease such as heart disease, diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes and nosocomial pneumonia Contains a brand new section on oral immunology – prepared by guest authors – as relevant to dentistry Contains a new section on the microbiology of perimplantitis Presents a fully revised and expanded section on infection control in dentistry encompassing British and American guidelines
"This is the latest title in the highly popular at a Glance series. It provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid, comprehensively covering all the constituent sub-topics that comprise implant dentistry. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with facts accompanied by clear diagrams and clinical photographs encapsulating essential information.Implant Dentistry at a Glance is an ideal companion for all students of dentistry, junior clinicians and members of the dental team with an interest in implant dentistry"--Provided by publisher.
would also like to thank the following individuals and publishers for granting permission to reproduce data or figures: Alan Dolby (Figure 6.2) and Pauline Handley (Figure 4.5, Table 4.6); American Society for Microbiology (Figure 4.5); Cambridge University Press (Figure 7.3, Table 7.7); Harwood Academic Publishers (Table 4.6); Journal of Dental Research (Tables 6.9 and 6.10); and MTP Press Ltd (Figures 2.6 and 4.2, Table 6.1). Particular thanks also go to our families who have put up with so much during the preparation of this book. P. D. Marsh, Salisbury M. V. Martin, Liverpool Preface to the second edition Oral microbiology forms an important part of the curriculum of dental students while the multidisciplinary nature of the research in this area means that studies of the adherence, metabolism and pathogenicity of oral bacteria are equally relevant to microbiologists. The success of the first edition of Oral Microbiology stems in part from the fact that the book satisfies successfully the needs of both of these groups of students as well as those of general dental practitioners, medical students and senior scientists.
Highly Commended at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 Pre-publication review: “This was the first decent book I've seen that adds good clinical advice on assessing and managing a dermatology patient. It functions not only as a clinical reference, but as a genuine replacement for any missed experience on the dermatology ward. […] this will be a valuable text to clinical medical students seeking greater exposure. One particular highlight is the clinical photos, very well done.” Dermatology Year 3 Registrar Following the familiar and easy-to-use at a Glance format, this brand new title provides a highly illustrated and accessible introduction to the structure and function of skin. It is the ideal guide for any medical student required to interview and examine patients, identify skin diseases, and develop a differential diagnosis and a treatment plan. Each chapter covers the epidemiology and pathogenesis of the disease, as well as presentations likely to be encountered in both clinical practice and exams. Dermatology at a Glance: Is comprehensively illustrated throughout with over 300 high quality colour slides and photographs Covers the key aspects of the British Association of Dermatologists core curriculum Includes ‘Key points’ and ‘Warnings’ Features a self-assessment ‘picture quiz’ to help test learning and recognition, in preparation for dermatology tests Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/dermatology featuring self-assessment case studies, key point revision documents, and an image bank from the book. The descriptive diagrams and photographs, coupled with clear explanations, will help all medical students and health professionals get to grips with the identification and treatment of all of the most common skin diseases.
Written specifically for dental students, dental practitioners, and healthcare professionals, the second edition of best-selling textbook Oral Microbiology and Immunology cohesively details the ecology, virulence, molecular biology, and immunogenicity of oral bacteria, viruses, and fungi and examines their interfaces with host cells and secretions.
The latest edition of Juvinall/Marshek's Fundamentals of Machine Component Design focuses on sound problem solving strategies and skills needed to navigate through large amounts of information. Revisions in the text include coverage of Fatigue in addition to a continued concentration on the fundamentals of component design. Several other new features include new learning objectives added at the beginning of all chapters; updated end-of-chapter problems, the elimination of weak problems and addition of new problems; updated applications for currency and relevance and new ones where appropriate; new system analysis problems and examples; improved sections dealing with Fatigue; expanded coverage of failure theory; and updated references.
Paediatrics at a Glance provides an introduction to paediatrics and the problems encountered in child health as they present in primary, community and secondary care, from birth through to adolescence. Each concise chapter diagrammatically summarises the main differential diagnoses for each presenting symptom, with accompanying text which covers important disorders and conditions as well as management information. Updates and new features for this edition include: New chapters on 'Ethical Issues in Paediatrics' and 'Screening and Genetics' Fully updated content on autism and adolescent issues Most likely or serious diagnoses are indicated using a new quick reference icon A brand new companion website featuring self-assessment questions and further reference web links at www.ataglanceseries.com/paediatrics Paediatrics at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a paediatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and GP trainees as well as nursing students and other health professionals.
The ‘all-in-one’ solution to mastering basic sciences in preclinical dentistry Basic Sciences for Dental Students is a cutting edge textbook specifically designed to support the needs of early years undergraduate dental students. Written by leaders in dental education and active oral and dental researchers involved with student assessment, the text explains the basic science that underpins the dental curriculum in undergraduate dental courses worldwide. Specifically related to dentistry and future clinical practice, chapters cover all of the introductory subjects that students need to know – biomolecules, cell biology, tissues of the body, cardiovascular, circulatory and pulmonary systems, the nervous system, immunology, oral microbiology, pathology, head and neck anatomy, tooth development, craniofacial development, saliva, and dental materials. Key features: Provides the basic science that underpins the early years of a dental curriculum Specifically tailored towards dentistry and future clinical practice Written by leaders in dental education and active oral and dental researchers Includes learning objectives and clinical relevance boxes throughout Self-assessment questions and downloadable figures are hosted on a companion website Basic Sciences for Dental Students is an indispensable resource for undergraduate dental students, especially those in the early years of their studies. It is also a useful revision tool for postgraduate MJDF and MFDS examinations and overseas candidates sitting their OREs.
Clinical Oral Microbiology describes the significant models of monomicrobial and polymicrobial mechanisms of pathogenicity to appreciate the multifactorial nature of many infections. This book provides an understanding in the development of the science and practice of clinical oral microbiology. Organized into five parts encompassing 17 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the various types of oral and dental infections. This text then describes the different environmental characteristics of the human mouth, which consists of a complex mixture of microbial species of bacteria, fungi, mycoplasma, and protozoa. Other chapters consider the relative proportions of oral microorganisms in health. This book discusses as well the interplay of the etiological factors in dental caries. The final chapter deals with the transmission of infectious agents among patients and staff within a hospital environment, which is commonly called as cross-infection. This book is a valuable resource for microbiologists, dentists, oral pathologists, clinicians, and practitioners.
This textbook encapsulates the essential principles of modern clinical medical microbiology. It examines the diagnostic path, from the infecting agent through the clinical disease to diagnosis and patient management.
Widely recognised as the best starting point for pharmacology study, the internationally best-selling Medical Pharmacology at a Glance is an ideal companion for all students of the health sciences. Key principles are supported by coloured schematic diagrams - invaluable as both an introduction to medical pharmacology, and revision in the run-up to pharmacology exams. Revised and thoroughly updated throughout, and reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, Medical Pharmacology at a Glance: Introduces the basic principles of drug action, interaction, absorption and excretion Bases chapters on diseases and syndromes, for clinically-focused learning Includes references to the pathophysiology of disease, to aid understanding of drug choice and action Indicates the therapeutics of choice for specific disorders and conditions Features cross references between discussion of drug classes and diseases Includes self-assessment cases studies with full answers, for revision and review Features a new chapter on immunosuppressants and antirheumatoid drugs Now includes a brand new companion website, with cases and fully downloadable flashcards, at www.ataglanceseries.com/pharmacology
During your career, you'll encounter a full spectrum of oral conditions - some that are of dental origin and some that are manifestations of problems in other parts of the body. To fully understand where diseases come from, how they're detected, and how they're treated and prevented, rely on Oral Microbiology and Immunology. It considers all of the latest findings as it guides you from general principles and general bacteriology...virology and parasitology, oral health and disease, and applied microbiology and immunology. You'll be better prepared for clinical boards and clinical practice because the 2nd Edition includes all revisions in the nomenclature for oral micro-organisms; the latest OSHA regulations; new information about AIDS, HIV, and hepatitis control; new in vitro diagnostic tests currently on the market or being evaluated; more on T cell subsets, particularly those associated with AIDS; new data on the prevention of dental caries; classification changes for the streptococci; a greater emphasis on oral ecology and disease; and more!
Orthodontics at a Glance is part of the highly popular at a Glance series. It provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams encapsulating essential knowledge. Structured over four sections, Orthodontics at a Glance covers: Craniofacial growth and development Diagnosis and treatment planning The management of malocclusion Treatment techniques Orthodontics at a Glance is the ideal companion for all students of dentistry, junior clinicians and those working towards orthodontic specialization. In addition the text will provide valuable insight for general dental practitioners wanting to update their orthodontic knowledge, orthodontic nurses, therapists and technicians.