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Jan 09 2013

New Acquisitions Hightlights

Published by under Dentistry

Pathology of the hard dental tissues / Albert Schuurs ; with contributions from Tommy Matos.

D 617.663 S39

This is a seminal text uniquely dedicated to oral hard tissue pathology, presenting the growth of clinical knowledge and advancement in the field in recent years. Starting with a discussion of numerical and formative anomalies and unusual eruption, the book goes on to consider caries, erosion, resorption and toothwear, as well as tooth fractures and discolouration, and ends with a chapter on congenital syndromes with dental anomalies.

Pathology of the Hard Dental Tissues is an invaluable reference for specialist practitioners and researchers as well as dental students, combining a scholarly overview of the field with clinical management protocols.

Includes prevention techniques as well as treatment regimes
* Contains many colour clinical photographs
* Accompanied by a large number of references
* Provides helpful tables to categorise the causes and characteristics of lesions
* Written by a leading expert in the field


Orofacial pain : a guide to medications and management / editors, Glenn T. Clark, Raymond A. Dionne.

D 617.667 O7 C

Orofacial Pain: A Guide to Medications and Management brings together guidance and information on the rational use of medications for the treatment of chronic orofacial pain. Focusing on clinically relevant information throughout and aiming itself squarely at the needs of dentists and other clinicians working directly with orofacial pain, the book covers the use of oral, injectable and topical medications for managing neuropathic and musculoskeletal pain, headache, and uncommon orofacial pain disorders.  Useful features, such as discussion of the top 60 medications prescribed for orofacial pain, are integrated with comprehensive coverage of drug types, pharmacolegal issues, and the interaction of medication management with other treatment strategies.



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Jan 09 2013

Latest Resources from Migration Informatio​n Source

  • International Protection for a Newly Surfacing Refugee Community
    Many countries, and in particular the United States, have begun granting asylum claims filed on the basis of sexual orientation in the past few decades. Despite the efforts by US and other governments to reinforce protection for LGBT refugees, this community remains a partially recognized group.


  • College-Educated Immigrants in the United States
    Immigrants accounted for 16 percent of the 58.8 million college-educated persons in the United States in 2011, with one in three immigrants holding a college degree. In this spotlight, MPI’s Qingqing Ji and Jeanne Batalova provide a demographic and socioeconomic profile of college-educated natives and immigrants in the country.


[Source: Migration Information Source]


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Jan 09 2013

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. Operation Cast Lead 2.0
  2. National Socialism with Chinese Characteristics
  3. The Songs of Angry Men
  4. Is This Any Way to Treat Your Banker?
  5. Four Surprises That Could Rock Asia in 2013
  6. Does the GOP Need a New Foreign Policy?
  7. The Global Races to Watch Next Year

[Source: Foreign Policy, 14th November 2012 – 3rd January 2013]


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Jan 09 2013

New publication is available at the Scout Report!

Facing Freedom
This fine site from the Chicago History Museum asks the question: “What would you do for freedom?” With this in mind, the site encourages young people to “experience four ways Americans have defined freedom:” through workers’ rights, armed conflict, race and citizenship, and public protest. The four themes are further divided into eight specific historical occurrences, including strikes by the United Farm Workers in California and the struggle for American Indian rights in South Dakota in 1973. Visitors young and old can use the primary and secondary sources here (including photos, audio clips, and videos) to interpret the history featured in the exhibit. It’s a thoughtful and interactive way to explore these issues, and visitors who wish to par ticipate more can add to the online if they so chose.

[Source: Scout Report, Volume 19, Number 1, January 4, 2013]



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