Clinical Oral Medicine and Pathology

Springer Science & Business Media
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Clinical Oral Medicine and Pathology, is a clinically relevant and accessible resource for health care professionals that truly bridges the worlds of dentistry and medicine. This handbook of oral medicine and oral pathology serves as a highly readable guide for diagnosis and treatment of commonly encountered oral conditions. The volume is organized by grouping clinical entities under easily recognizable, diagnostically related headings and subheadings and allows the busy clinician to quickly reference and identify a lesion of interest. Concise descriptions of each entity provide background information and treatment recommendations while including specific guidelines on diagnosis, management, and follow-up. The authors of this text both have extensive training in the fields of oral pathology, dentistry, oral surgery and otolaryngology, and provide a comprehensive approach to the practice of oral medicine for all those who are likely to encounter diseases of the oral cavity in their daily practice.
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Publisher
Springer Science & Business Media
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Published on
Nov 11, 2009
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Pages
169
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ISBN
9781603275200
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Clinical Medicine
Medical / Otorhinolaryngology
Medical / Pathology
Medical / Surgery / General
Medical / Surgery / Oral & Maxillofacial
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“Fun…and full of smart science. Fans of CSI—the real kind—will want to read it” (The Washington Post): A young forensic pathologist’s “rookie season” as a NYC medical examiner, and the hair-raising cases that shaped her as a physician and human being.

Just two months before the September 11 terrorist attacks, Dr. Judy Melinek began her training as a New York City forensic pathologist. While her husband and their toddler held down the home front, Judy threw herself into the fascinating world of death investigation—performing autopsies, investigating death scenes, counseling grieving relatives. Working Stiff chronicles Judy’s two years of training, taking readers behind the police tape of some of the most harrowing deaths in the Big Apple, including a firsthand account of the events of September 11, the subsequent anthrax bio-terrorism attack, and the disastrous crash of American Airlines Flight 587.

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Diseases of Ear, Nose and Throat is a popular textbook of ENT. The first edition of the book was published in 1992. Since then it has received wide acceptance from the readers and every attempt has been made to update the current edition in the light of the advances made by the speciality. The current sixth edition of the book marks 22nd year of its publication.

Target Market

This book is especially for MBBS students who have taken medicine as their career and also for students preparing for various entrance tests to postgraduate diploma, MD/MS degree courses or Diplomate National Board or other competitive examinations.

It also serves as a foundation course for postgraduate students who have joined the speciality to pursue MS examination before taking to larger treatises on the subject and a quick revision before exam.

New and Thoroughly Updated Chapters

Proptosis/Orbital Tumours

Thyroid Gland and Its Disorders

Surgery of Thyroid

Anatomy and Physiology of Paranasal Sinuses

Tumours of Nasopharynx

Congenital Lesions of Larynx and Stridor

Foreign Bodies of Air and Food Passages

Laser Surgery, Radiofrequency Surgery and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

HIV Infection/AIDS and ENT Manifestations

Salient Features

Simple language, concise but comprehensive coverage of the subject, and clear and straightforward writing style with explanatory diagrams, photographs and flowcharts.

Clinically oriented text and problem solving approach.

Mnemonics to recall and reproduce the subject for exam going students.

Nuggets for rapid review will help to solve many MCQs.

A free companion website which provides more information on the subject in the form of case studies, self-assessment exercises, video clips, images, and latest updates on the subject from time to time.

Following on the favorable reception of the first edition, the authors have thoroughly revised and updated the second edition of this resourceful clinical handbook. The book has been well received internationally by a wide audience of clinicians, including general dentists, oral surgeons, otolaryngologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, dental hygienists, physician assistants, and dermatologists, and sales have been strong among students and post-graduate residents training in medical, dental, and allied health fields, supporting the versatility of this work and serving as testimony to its value in both the academic and private practice arenas. Several key updates and improvements have been made to the second edition. All informational content has been updated to ensure accuracy and relevance, particularly in the rapidly evolving fields of oncology and pharmacology. A new chapter has been added entitled “Oral Sequelae of Cancer and Cancer Therapy” which better organizes and consolidates previous content while expanding on topics such as targeted therapies and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Additional clinical images have been included throughout the book so that the full clinical spectrum of any given condition is well-represented. Furthermore, the print quality, as well as the positioning and layout of the clinical images has been improved for optimal utility. Lastly, the summary boxes that follow each condition have been reconfigured with color-coded icons for improved definition, ease of use and cross-referencing. Clinical Oral Medicine and Pathology, Second Edition will continue to serve as an authoritative contemporary resource for clinicians seeking guidance in the diagnosis and management of oral diseases.
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