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Welcome to your Dental Health Services Library Guide
  
This guide has been especially designed to assist you to access the library resources and services available to you as Dental Health Services staff.  While all DHS staff are entitled to use the Department of Health Library at Royal St, you also have a dedicated Dental Library.
 
The DHS library holds an extensive collection of some 5,000 items, covering the most relevant areas of clinical dentistry, pathology, disease prevention, health education, public health and many non-clinical texts. In addition, the library also holds historical information, financial papers, government acts and gazettes, as well as,  CD-ROM’s and DVD’s on various subjects.

The library subscribes to many dental, medical, clinical, scientific and non-clinical journals. These are offered as an extensive online journal service for staff, as well as having many other organisations journals, newsletters and information packages in electronic and hard copy format. 

The library also maintains sets of reference works (dictionaries, year-books and atlas) and a collection of reports from WA and Commonwealth Government health agencies. In general, reference works are not available for loan but may be consulted in the library. 

The library has space for private research and a small number of computers set up for word processing and internet browsing, head-sets are available. A photocopier, scanner, DVD player and laser printer are also available.

 

 

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Gray's Anatomy - Susan Standring
ISBN: 9780702052309
Publication Date: 2015-09-25
In 1858, Drs. Henry Gray and Henry Vandyke Carter created a book for their surgical colleagues that established an enduring standard among anatomical texts. After more than 150 years of continuous publication, Gray's Anatomy remains the definitive, comprehensive reference on the subject, offering ready access to the information you need to ensure safe, effective practice. This 41st edition has been meticulously revised and updated throughout, reflecting the very latest understanding of clinical anatomy from field leaders around the world. The book's traditional lavish art programme and clear text have been further honed and enhanced, while major advances in imaging techniques and the new insights they bring are fully captured in new state-of-the-art X-ray, CT, MR, and ultrasonic images. The completely reconfigured accompanying eBook version is richly enhanced with additional content and media, covering all the body regions, cell biology and embryogenesis. This unlocks a whole new level of related information, interactivity and understanding, in keeping with the spirit of innovation that has characterized Gray's Anatomy since its inception. Presents the most detailed and dependable coverage of anatomy available anywhere. Regional organization collects all relevant material on each body area together in one place, making access to core information easier for clinical readers. Anatomical information is matched with key clinical information where relevant. Numerous clinical discussions emphasize considerations that may affect medical care. Each chapter has been edited by experts in their field, ensuring access to the very latest evidence-based information on that topic. More than 1,000 completely new photographs, including an extensive electronic collection of the latest X-ray, CT, MR, and histological images.

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Mosby's Dental Drug Reference - Arthur H. Jeske
ISBN: 9780323481113
Publication Date: 2017-05-19
No dental office should be without this quick-reference drug guide! Mosby's Dental Drug Reference, 12th Edition profiles the most commonly used drugs in dentistry, with emphasis on dental-specific considerations. More than 800 drug monographs make it easy to find information such as dosages, indications, contraindications, interactions, precautions, side effects, and serious reactions. Online resources include over 100 additional drug monographs, photos of common oral complications, patient education guides, and more. From lead editor Arthur Jeske, a well-known researcher and author in dental pharmacology, this pocket-sized reference provides the current, concise drug information you need at the point of care. More than 800 drug monographs include each drug's generic name, pronunciation, brand names, drug class, controlled substances schedule, mechanism of action, uses or indications, doses and routes of administration, side effects/adverse reactions, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions of concern to dentistry, and more. Detailed dental considerations at the end of each monograph include an easy-to-use, bulleted list of specific dental-related information as well as general drug information. Durable, pocket-sized format provides essential drug information at a glance, and makes this guide ideal for chairside use. Emphasis on oral health, prevention, and treatment from the dental hygienist's perspective makes it easier to use drug information for patient and family education. Coverage of oral contraceptives provides dental information on these commonly used drugs, often known only by their brand names. Primers in the front of the guide include information on biologic agents, medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw, and a list of online resources for the management of medically compromised patients along with management of common oral lesions. Evolve companion website includes more than 100 additional monographs, photos of common oral complications, patient education guides, information on herbs and alternative medicine, and more. NEW! More than 50 new monographs include newly released, FDA-approved drugs and up-to-date content on the latest drug therapies.

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Healing the Broken Brain - Mike Dow; David Dow; Megan Sutton (Contribution by)
ISBN: 9781401952655
Publication Date: 2017-05-02
If you're holding this book, it likely means you or someone you love has had a stroke. Dealing with the onslaught of information about stroke can be confusing and overwhelming. And if you happen to be a stroke survivor with newly impaired language skills, it can be especially hard to comprehend everything your doctors, nurses, and specialists are telling you. This book consists of the top 100 questions that survivors and their families ask, with answers from the top physicians and therapists in the country. The questions start out basic but then get more specific to address different areas of recovery. And, for stroke survivors still struggling with reading comprehension, or for family members who are simply too tired to read long passages, there are Takeaway Pointsat the end of each chapter  to help simplify everything. Includes answers to frequently asked questions such as: #65533;         What is a stroke, and who is at risk for one? #65533;         What is the best diet for a stroke survivor? #65533;         How does group therapy compare to individual therapy? #65533;         What should a stroke survivor look for in a therapist? #65533;         How long will it take to recover, and how can stroke survivors maximize their recovery? #65533;         What can someone do to prevent having another stroke? In this book, you'll gain a wealth of information, inspiration, advice, and support as you navigate your journey through stroke recovery.

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The Smile Stealers - Richard Barnett
ISBN: 9780500519110
Publication Date: 2017-05-23
This achingly fascinating book follows the evolution of dentistry throughout the world from the Bronze Age to the present day, featuring captivating, grim illustrations of the tools and techniques of dentistry through the ages. It charts the changing social attitudes toward the purpose and practice of dentistry from the crude and painful endeavors of early civilizations to the fluoridated water, cosmetic surgery, and heightened expectations of today. Organized chronologically, The Smile Stealers interleaves beautiful and gruesome 3D objects, technical illustrations, and paintings from the Wellcome Collection’s unique medical archive of material from Europe, America, and the Far East with seven authoritative and eloquent themed articles from medical historian Richard Barnett. Including previously unseen illustrations, this comprehensive review of the development of the trade and discipline of dentistry covers topics as diverse as the very first dentures, the smile revolution in eighteenth-century portraiture, and the role of dentistry in forensic science. The Smile Stealers is guaranteed to appeal to those who see the beauty in medicine and biology as it probes the growth of dentistry.

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Old Age - Michael Kinsley
ISBN: 9781101903766
Publication Date: 2016-04-26
Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow Boomers through the door marked "Exit." The notorious baby boomers--the largest age cohort in history--are approaching the end and starting to plan their final moves in the game of life. Now they are asking: What was that all about? Was it about acquiring things or changing the world? Was it about keeping all your marbles? Or is the only thing that counts after you're gone the reputation you leave behind? In this series of essays, Michael Kinsley uses his own battle with Parkinson's disease to unearth answers to questions we are all at some time forced to confront. "Sometimes," he writes, "I feel like a scout from my generation, sent out ahead to experience in my fifties what even the healthiest Boomers are going to experience in their sixties, seventies, or eighties." This surprisingly cheerful book is at once a fresh assessment of a generation and a frequently funny account of one man's journey toward the finish line. "The least misfortune can do to make up for itself is to be interesting," he writes. "Parkinson's disease has fulfilled that obligation."

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Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist - Christine French Beatty
ISBN: 9780323355254
Publication Date: 2016-03-01
Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist, 4th Edition, helps you acquire the skills to improve the oral health of people throughout various communities and build a successful career in the public health sector. Now in full color, this edition contains key updates on Healthy People 2020, the Affordable Care Act, health literacy, access to care, and more. Test-taking strategies, cases, and application exercises, as well as practice quizzes online, provide a wealth of opportunities for classroom and board exam preparation. Comprehensive, cutting-edge content delivers everything you need to know to succeed in community dental hygiene practice. Trusted editor Christine Beatty draws on decades of teaching, practicing, and writing on community oral health to make this complex content approachable for those new to public health. Chapter on test-taking strategies helps you confidently prepare for the community oral health portion of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). Expanded Community cases on the companion Evolve website test your ability to apply your knowledge to common scenarios you may encounter as a dental hygienist. Up-to-date information on national initiatives such as Healthy People 2020 and the Surgeon General's report details the goals and guidelines of various government programs. Dental hygienist mini-profiles provide real-world perspectives to help you prepare for a career in public health. Applying Your Knowledge sections suggest ways your can begin improving oral health in your community. Guiding principles, learning objectives, vocabulary terms, and chapter summaries help you study more efficiently. NEW! Content updates include Healthy People 2020 ,health literacy, teledentistry, the Affordable Care Act, oral health workforce models, access to care, interprofessional practice, and more.  NEW! Full-color design highlights key concepts within each chapter.  NEW! Art program delivers more photos to help drive home key concepts.

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The Clinical Practice of Drug Information - Michael Gabay
ISBN: 9781284026238
Publication Date: 2015-03-23
The Clinical Practice of Drug Information provides information on various resources, approaches to answering drug information requests, evaluating the biomedical literature, study design, statistical concepts, bioinformatics, medication safety, development of medication use policies, medication safety, formulary management, evidence-based medicine, and pharmacy informatics. This resources will educate students and pharmacists on traditional drug information topics while providing an extensive background on more recent practice areas. This is a user-friendly text with multiple examples that can be used in education and training, as well as clinical practice. Each chapter includes learning objectives, key terms, examples and cases, and review questions.

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Horizontal Alveolar Ridge Augmentation in Implant Dentistry - Len Tolstunov
ISBN: 9781119019886
Publication Date: 2016-02-15
Horizontal Augmentation of the Alveolar Ridge in Implant Dentistry: A Surgical Manual presents the four main methods of horizontal ridge augmentation in a clinically focused surgical manual. After an introductory section and requirements for dental implants, sections are devoted to each procedure: ridge-split, intraoral onlay block bone grafting, guided bone regeneration, and horizontal distraction osteogenesis. Chapters written by international experts in each augmentation procedure Step-by-step instruction for each technique More than 1,100 clinical photographs and illustrations

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Your Mouth - Your Life - Jean-Max Jean-Pierre
ISBN: 9780997715811
Publication Date: 2016-08-01
Warning: Your Oral Health Could Be Increasing Your Chances of Cancer, Stroke, Heart Disease, Diabetes and Other Inflammatory Diseases Even if you brush, floss and rinse regularly Inside Your Mouth - Your Life, Dr. Jean-Max Jean-Pierre guides you on a journey to discover the relationship between your oral health and your overall health, demonstrating the holistic priority of your oral health. Even if you think your mouth is in the best shape possible, you will be surprised to find out what you are missing and Dr. Jean-Pierre provides a wealth of evidence. The science cannot lie. According to a 2012 Centers for Disease Control study, in the USA, gum disease affects 56.4% of men, 38.4% of women, and 64.2% of smokers. He will show you the connection between oral health and the deadly diseases that negatively affect people every day such as heart disease, stroke, arthritis, irritable bowel syndrome, cancer and more. Going to the dentist twice a year and brushing your teeth a few times a day isn't enough. Dr. Jean-Pierre will walk you through the process to create an individualized oral health plan, one that is tailored for you, your body, your current conditions and your needs. Very few other books provide such in-depth walkthroughs. Inside you will discover: How to take control of your periodontal health Why seeking care of a periodontal specialist could save your life How to fight oral inflammation is key to increasing your expectancy Why twice a year dental visits just isn't enough If you're suffering from systemic disease, how others have improved their health and life How to reduce your chances of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and stroke And more With so many fighting these diseases - and so many more at risk, you owe it to yourself to read this short book. Scroll up and hit the buy button now

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Understanding Masticatory Function in Unilateral Crossbites - Maria Grazia Piancino; Stephanos Kyrkanides
ISBN: 9781118971871
Publication Date: 2016-04-18
Unilateral posterior crossbite is a problem often seen in orthodontic practice, and properly understanding chewing patterns will lead to the most effective treatment program. Drawing on their research and available literature, Drs. Piancino and Kyrkanides present a fascinating look at chewing cycles and their role in the functional treatment of unilateral posterior crossbite. Describes the physiology and pathology of chewing patterns and muscular activation in humans Explains chewing patterns and muscular coordination, and their influence on the growth and harmony of the stomatognathic system Clinical instruction for checking and correcting masticatory function and functional asymmetry in order to prevent the relapse of the malocclusion Clinical cases walk readers through the treatment of seven crossbites

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Raymond J. Fonseca
ISBN: 9780323414999
Publication Date: 2017-05-11
This trusted, three-volume resource covers the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with up-to-date, evidence-based coverage of surgical procedures performed today. NEW! Full color design provides a more vivid depiction of pathologies, concepts, and procedures. NEW! Expert Consult website includes all of the chapters from the print text plus "classic" online-only chapters and an expanded image collection, references linked to PubMed, and periodic content updates. NEW! Thoroughly revised and reorganized content reflects current information and advances in OMS. NEW! New chapters on implants and orthognathic surgery cover the two areas where oral and maxillofacial surgeons have been expanding their practice.

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Dealing with Conflict - Amy Gallo
ISBN: 9781633692152
Publication Date: 2017-04-04
While some of us enjoy a lively debate with colleagues and others prefer to suppress our feelings over disagreements, we all struggle with conflict at work. Every day we navigate an office full of competing interests, clashing personalities, limited time and resources, and fragile egos. Sure, we share the same overarching goals as our colleagues, but we don’t always agree on how to achieve them. We work differently. We rub each other the wrong way. We jockey for position. How can you deal with conflict at work in a way that is both professional and productive--where it improves both your work and your relationships? You start by understanding whether you generally seek or avoid conflict, identifying the most frequent reasons for disagreement, and knowing what approaches work for what scenarios. Then, if you decide to address a particular conflict, you use that information to plan and conduct a productive conversation. The HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict will give you the advice you need to: * Understand the most common sources of conflict * Explore your options for addressing a disagreement * Recognize whether you--and your counterpart--typically seek or avoid conflict * Prepare for and engage in a difficult conversation * Manage your and your counterpart’s emotions * Develop a resolution together * Know when to walk away Arm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, with the most trusted brand in business. Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges.

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Practical Periodontal Plastic Surgery - Serge Dibart (Editor)
ISBN: 9781118360651
Publication Date: 2017-04-17
Practical Periodontal Plastic Surgery, Second Edition builds on the success of the first edition to provide the qualified and trainee periodontist with an essential guide to the clinical requirements and step-by-step procedures of periodontal plastic surgery.   Features additional clinical photographs to illustrate procedures Brings together periodontal and plastic surgery expertise Retains the popular step-by-step format for quick and clear reference

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