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In this age of highly specialized medical imaging, an examination of the teeth and alveolar bone is almost unthinkable without the use of radiographs. This highly informative and easy-to-read book with a collection of 798 radiographs, tables, and photos provides a myriad of problem-solving tips concerning the fundamentals of radiographic techniques, quality assurance, image processing, radiographic anatomy, and radiographic diagnosis. Information is easy to find, enabling the reader to literally get a grasp of essential new knowledge in next to no time. The dental practice team now has a pocket consultant at its fingertips, providing practical ways to incorporate new techniques into daily practice.A fine-tuned didactic conceptEach topical concept is printed compactly on a double-page spreadOn the left: concise and highly instructive textOn the right: informative, high-quality illustrationsMain topics include:Examination strategies, radiation protection, quality assuranceConventional and digital radiographic techniquesRadiographic anatomy: The problems of object localization and how to solve themRecent research with conventional radiography, CT, MRI, etc.Normal variations and pathologic conditions as viewed with the various imaging techniquesA concise and up-to-date presentation of modern dental radiology
Now in its sixth edition, Color Atlas of Physiology covers the entire subject of human physiology and brilliantly reviews everything medical students need to know to pass their pre-clinical physiology exams. Sections include the nerves and muscles, blood, respiration, the cardiovascular system, digestion, and reproduction. Providing a concise review of each thematic unit, the popular and proven layout of the book's double-page spreads with color illustrations and accompanying text allows for speedy comprehension and recall of key concepts. This new edition includes recent scientific developments, especially regarding the successful application of molecular biology and gene technology concepts to physiology. It also takes into account the latest research on brain function.Innovative features in this edition:Completely new material on thirst and regulation of salt and water balance, consciousness and sleep, and molecular mechanisms of long-term potentiationIncorporation of the latest findings in areas such as body-weight regulation, memory, the sleep-wake cycle, iron metabolism, blood coagulation, and sound transductionVisual highlighting of clinically relevant and pathophysiologic information, and clinical key words on every pageIn its time-tested compact, and user-friendly format, Color Atlas of Physiology, Sixth edition, as an invaluable and ideal study guide and reference for medical students preparing for their examination in physiology.