Thursday, 2 September 2021

New Books - September 2021

New eBooks

Temporomandibular Disorders: A Problem‐Based Approach 2nd Edition / edited by Susana Palma Moya and Javier Lozano Zafra
2021 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

An essential guide to the theoretical and practical clinical information on different aligner techniques in orthodontics

Aligner Techniques in Orthodontics is filled with the theoretical and practical clinical information on the popular aligner techniques with a focus on Invisalign. Written by practicing orthodontists and noted experts on the topic, the book is designed to help practitioners develop their skills in using aligners in orthodontics. The authors describe in detail the clear and simple methods for treating patients using different aligner techniques, as well as material on treating any given malocclusion.

The book is filled with descriptive illustrations and includes helpful suggestions and ideas for implementing the various aligner techniques. This important guide:

  • Provides theoretical and practical clinical information on different aligner techniques including Invisalign
  • Offers clear and simple methods to treat patients using different aligner techniques
  • Explains how to use clear aligners to treat a given malocclusion
  • Written by two renowned experts in Align and Invisalign technology

Written for practicing orthodontists and general dentists, Aligner Techniques in Orthodontics provides an invaluable resource for practicing orthodontists. From publisher’s website

The Esophagus, Sixth Edition / edited by Joel E. Richter, Donald O. Castell, David A. Katzka, Philip O. Katz, André Smout, Stuart Spechler and Michael F. Vaezi
2021 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

“The Esophagus investigates the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the esophagus. This sixth edition, revised and updated throughout, also explores the diagnosis and treatment of various esophageal conditions. It includes treatment guidelines approved by the two largest gastroenterology societies, the ACG and AGA, as befits a work co-edited by two former presidents of those organizations. Advancements in diagnostics are presented, as are developments in the surgical and drug therapies.

Presented in full colour, and boasting an unrivalled team of editors and contributing authors, The Esophagus Sixth Edition will find a home wherever the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the esophagus are studied and taught.

This book is accompanied by a website containing all the figures from the book in PowerPoint format.. From publisher’s website

Emergency Management of the Hi‐Tech Patient in Acute and Critical Care / edited by
 Ioannis Koutroulis, Nicholas Tsarouhas, Richard J. Lin, Jill C. Posner,,Michael Seneff and Robert Shesser
2021 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Emergency Management of the Hi-Tech Patient in Acute and Critical Care helps practitioners stabilize and care for pediatric and adult patients who have specialized medical devices such as prosthetic valves, cochlear transplants, insulin pumps, orthopedic hardware, and ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts. Using a step-by-step approach to acute presentations of patients with clinical hardware, this concise yet comprehensive guide provides specific instructions for the initial evaluation and management of numerous clinical scenarios including device malfunctions, infections, trauma, surgical complications, and more.

Encompassing management of both the patient and the device, the guide enables emergency and critical care clinicians to rapidly make appropriate treatment decisions without the immediate need for extensive research, extended discussions with subspecialists, or recalling complex diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms. Clear, concise, and easy-to-follow chapters—written by a panel of highly experienced experts across specialties—include numerous algorithms, figures, tables, diagrams, and color illustrations and clinical images. An invaluable resource for improving the quality of care for the unique hi-tech patient population, this advanced practical manual:

  • Provides algorithms for the most common clinical scenarios of device malfunction and related complications
  • Covers management of patients who have undergone major operations such as organ transplantation or complex congenital heart disease repair
  • Presents detailed management plans for a wide range of hardware types and medical conditions
  • Offers expert guidance to practitioners in settings where not all specialties are readily available, such as rural and remote areas or community hospitals
  • Features contributions from a team of experts in various areas of adult and pediatric emergency and critical care medicine

Emergency Management of the Hi-Tech Patient in Acute and Critical Care is a must-have clinical reference and guide for pediatric and adult emergency medicine physicians, general pediatricians, internists, general practitioners, critical care specialists, and allied health practitioners.” From publisher’s website

Principles of Lateral Craniofacial Reconstruction / edited by Steven J Wang, Kevin Fung
Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021

“This text comprehensively reviews the major reconstruction challenges that are associated with the extirpation of tumors of the parotid gland and the lateral craniofacial region. It covers major functional and cosmetic consequences related to facial nerve paralysis, facial contour deformity, and soft tissue loss including the skin, ear, temporal bone, mandible, orbit, and cranial base. The text also includes basic concepts, a practical anatomical defect-based approach, and will highlight specific technical challenges that are commonly encountered in the contemporary era of intensive chemoradiation therapy, the aging population, and global health.

Principles of Lateral Craniofacial Reconstruction will be a great resource for residents and fellows in training and practitioners in otolaryngology, plastic surgery, facial plastic surgery, oral maxillofacial surgery, ophthalmology, head and neck surgery, and oculoplastic surgery.” From publisher’s website

Manual of Normative Measurements in Head and Neck Imaging / edited by Daniel Thomas Ginat
Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021

“This text is a comprehensive reference guide for normative measurements of anatomic structures in the head and neck, including lymph nodes, temporal bone, skull base, craniocervical junction, orbit, tonsillar tissues, thyroid, and salivary glands. The aim is to assist in the accurate interpretation of imaging studies of this region, where the size of different structures is of high importance for the differentiation of normal and abnormal anatomy, taking into account patient age and gender. The book includes illustrated examples of the proper measurement techniques. Furthermore, examples of pathology with abnormal measurements are included for comparison. The Manual of Normative Measurements in Head and Neck Imaging will serve as a valuable asset for radiologists and clinicians who are involved in the evaluation of patients with head and neck disorders.” 
From publisher’s website

Head and Neck Cancer Imaging / edited by Robert Hermans
Copyright Information: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021

“This book is a comprehensive guide to imaging as a crucial part of the multidisciplinary approach to head and neck cancer management. Readers will find a detailed overview of the findings obtained using different imaging techniques during the evaluation of head and neck neoplasms, both before and after therapy. All anatomic areas in the head and neck are covered, and the impact of imaging on patient management is discussed in detail. Full account is taken of the rapid technological developments of recent years, with explanation of the potential applications, limitations, and advantages of existing and evolving imaging technologies – vital knowledge for all members of the multidisciplinary team. The authors are recognized experts in the field, and numerous high-quality images are included. This third edition includes information on the latest imaging developments in this area as well as the most recent staging classification of head and neck cancer.” 
From publisher’s website

Sleep Disorders / edited by Ashima S. Sahni, Ajay Sampat, Hrayr Attarian
Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021

“This book reviews and discusses the differential diagnoses for the common sleep related complaints encountered in sleep and primary care clinics. It meets the market need for a book that covers differential diagnosis in sleep medicine, and does so in a comprehensive manner.

Organized into two sections by age demographic, adult and pediatric, clinical case studies are presented with medications, treatments, diagnoses, and patient medical histories. Specified sleep disorders examined include insomnia, nocturnal awakenings, restless sleeping, nightmares, and sleep apnea. Additionally, chapters include medical questionnaires created for patients in clinical scenarios to aid in learning.

Unique and pedagogic, Sleep Disorders is written for physicians who practice in all primary care settings and as well as those sleep physicians in training.” From publisher’s website

3D Printing in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery / by Lobat Tayebi, Reza Masaeli, and Kavosh Zandsalimi
Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021

"This book is a comprehensive guide to 3D printing and 3D bioprinting methods and their application in oral and maxillofacial surgeries. Among the 3D printing methods considered are fused deposition modeling, selective laser sintering, photopolymer jetting, powder binder printing, and stereolithography, while the coverage of 3D bioprinting encompasses inkjet, microextrusion, and laser techniques. In each case, the relevance of the technique to oral and maxillofacial surgery is explained. In addition, the available inks and bioinks for 3D printing are reviewed. The roles of soft and hard tissue printing in oral and maxillofacial tissue engineering and the use of 3D printing in multi- and interfacial tissue engineering are then examined in depth. The particular value of 3D printing in the treatment of critically sized defects is discussed separately. Finally, up-to-date information is provided on guided tissue/bone regeneration using 3D printing. The book will be of interest to both oral and maxillofacial surgeons and biomedical engineers." From publisher’s website

Innovative Perspectives in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery / by 
Mark R. Stevens, Shohreh Ghasemi, and Reza Tabrizi
Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021

This book examines the latest technologies and developments in oral and maxillofacial surgery. It presents information in an easy-to-read format and meticulously details each surgical technique. 

Thorough and accurate chapters comprehensively present procedures and treatments step-by-step procedures objectively. Each chapter follows a consistent format of which includes the scientific documentation of the procedure through clinical studies, objective benefits for the patient, detailed explanations of the procedure, levels of treatment complexity according to the SAC (simple -advanced complex) classification, and cost-effectiveness of the procedure for the patient and clinician. Extensive images, figures, and tables supplement select chapters to aid in visual learning. 
Extensive and unique, Innovative Perspectives in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a vital tool for all dental specialists ranging from undergraduate students to established oral maxillofacial surgeons." From publisher’s website

Manual of Laboratory Testing Methods for Dental Restorative Materials / by Dr Paromita Mazumdar, and Dr Deepshikha Chowdhury
2021 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Explore the properties of a wide range of dental materials used in restorative dentistry with a brand-new resource 

The Manual of Laboratory Testing Methods for Dental Restorative Materials delivers a comprehensive and accessible review of the materials used in restorative dentistry. The book offers readers an evidence-based application of the materials and their mechanical, physical, and optical properties.  

Each chapter begins with key points and includes a glossary to aid in the learning and retention of the material contained within. The book also covers the methods used to study the properties and the advantages and disadvantages of various dental restorative materials as well as why they are selected.  

The Manual of Laboratory Testing Methods for Dental Restorative Materials will be a helpful addition to any institute library or personal collection and will cater to the needs of postgraduate dental students, researchers and academics in the fields of dentistry and material sciences." From publisher’s website

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