Home > Books > Essentials of Microbiology for Dental Students
Essentials of Microbiology for Dental Students
View PDF

Essentials of Microbiology for Dental Students

Publication Year: 2006
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Bagg, Jeremy; MacFarlane, T. Wallace; Poxton, Ian R.; Smith, Andrew J.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-198-56489-8
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 82
  • Description
  • Details
  • Also Recommended

This book presents the science of microbiology in a clinical context that is relevant to the safe and effective practice of dental surgery and will serve as a core reference text for use throughout all years of the undergraduate dental curriculum, as a refresher course for postgraduate students, and as a continuing source of reference for dentists in clinical practice.

Microbiology is a rapidly moving discipline. Since the first edition, a number of infectious diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and SARS have emerged as significant clinical problems. There have also been changes in the epidemiology of certain infections, for example sexually transmitted diseases. These issues are all covered in this new edition. The book has been updated throughout, and changes to antimicrobial drug prescribing regimens have been included. Major new chapters include those on fungi, human herpes viruses, infections of the central nervous system, and use of antimicrobial agents in dentistry. The chapters dealing with sterilisation, disinfection and infection control procedures in dentistry have been completely re-written, to reflect recent significant changes in decontamination protocols which have been stimulated by the problem of prion diseases.

Features:
* Covers all the microbiology required by dentists, from the fundamental principles to clinical practice
* The integrated clinical approach will ensure that the text is invaluable to those preparing for problem-based learning sessions

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Bagg, Jeremy; MacFarlane, T. Wallace; Poxton, Ian R.; Smith, Andrew J.
  • ISBN: 978-0-198-56489-8
  • Specialty:
    Dentistry & Dental Hygiene
    infectious Diseases
    Microbiology
    Virology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 348
  • Illustrations: 340
  • Year: 2006
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 82

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
CAB Abstracts The most comprehensive database for applied life sciences, CAB Abstracts gives researchers instant access to over 8.4 million records, with over 360,000 abstracts added each year.
JOTM
Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR) A definitive resource for electronic information in the evidence based medicine movement that combines the most trusted resources into a single, fully-searchable database.
JOTM
Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology Helps practicing neurologists to improve patient care, stay abreast of advances in neurology, and develop lifelong, self-directed learning and critical thinking skills.
JOTM
Journal of Healthcare Management Offers timely articles that inform and guide executives, managers, educators, and researchers. It contains regular columns by experts and practitioners on trending topics.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2019
A practical, highly organized resource for clinicians in primary care, family medicine, emergency medicine, nursing, and pediatrics. Provides rapid access to guidance on diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and associated factors for more than 540 diseases and conditions.

Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice
This new edition of one of the premier references for geriatric nurses in hospital, long-term, and community settings delivers current guidelines, real-life case studies, and evidence-based protocols developed by master educators and practitioners.