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May 31 2013


Published by under Dentistry

16 – 31 May 2013



1.  兒童長者慎用含氟牙膏 [新報] 2013-05-31 A02要聞 使用要訣

2.  寶寶出生竟有兩顆小牙 [成報] 2013-05-31 A14環球奇趣

3.  於「世界無煙日」約見和諮詢牙醫 [星島日報] 2013-05-31 A13每日雜誌, 李惠琴

4.  美研究指汽水傷牙如同可卡因毒 [都市日報] 2013-05-31 P50健康

5.  不吃酸、冷食物可免敏感齒? [都市日報] 2013-05-24 P40 健康謬誤教室 馮建裕

6.  喉嚨痛與牙刷不潔無關  [東方日報] 2013-05-21 A16 港聞

7.  激整八重齒 好牙煙  [東方日報] 2013-05-20 A04 港聞 盲目跟風

8.  醫知健:身體語言大辭典:糖尿病患者 應注重口腔清潔  [太陽報] 2013-05-20 A14 港聞 身體語言大辭典 吳鼎

9.  成年人「箍牙」  [都市日報] 2013-05-16 P30 健康 健康答客問 岑美恩


 [Source: Wisenews]

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May 30 2013

New Acquisitions Hightlights

Published by under Dentistry

Caries management: science and clinical practice / [edited by] Hendrik Meyer-Lueckel, Sebastian Paris, Kim R. Ekstrand ; with contributions by Mohammad Alkilzy … [et al.].

D 617.6631 C27 M

This systematic approach to modern caries management combines new, evidence-based treatment techniques with the scientific underpinnings of caries formation, providing an in-depth review for both clinicians in daily practice and students advancing in the field.

Beginning with patho-anatomic changes in the dental hard tissues, Dental Caries: Science and Clinical Practice goes on to cover non-invasive, minimally invasive, and more aggressive interventions based on each stage of the disease. From microbiology and histology to visual, tactile and radiographic diagnosis, risk assessment, preventive measures, and tooth preservation and treatment strategies, the book is packed with valuable clinical information for all dental practitioners.

Shifting to the new paradigm of heal and seal rather than the more invasive drill and fill, this beautifully illustrated text puts scientific principles into clinical action for the best results. It is an essential resource for a complete, proactive approach to caries detection, assessment, treatment, management, and prevention in contemporary dental practice.

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May 27 2013

The 5th International Congress on Adhesive Dentistry (IAD), 14–15 June 2013

Published by under Dentistry

The 5th International Congress on Adhesive Dentistry (IAD) will be held at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S. from 14 to 15 June 2013.


Some of the most eminent researchers and leaders from around the world will share cutting-edge science and state-of-art esthetics. Topics range from scientific developments and future possibilities in dental adhesion to direct composites, and indirect bonded restorations, such as inlays/onlays and porcelain laminate veneers.


Please check out the latest news on the Congress at https://www.dental.upenn.edu/continuing_education/course_schedule/the_5th_international_congress_on_adhesive_dentistry


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May 23 2013

SpringerPlus: an open access journal

SpringerPlus is a peer-reviewed, open access journal covering all areas of science. Launched in 2012, the journal has already published over 200 articles and was recently accepted for indexing in Scopus and PubMed Central.

The following are highlighted articles published in the Social Sciences:

HKUL can also access this journal via https://library.hku.hk/record=b4723137

SpringerPlus is covered by Springer’s and BioMed Central’s Open Access Membership Program. As HKU is a supporter member, HKU authors will get a 15% discount on the article-processing charges of all research articles accepted for publication in journals published by SpringerOpen. Find out more at https://www.springeropen.com/inst/39413

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May 23 2013

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

Bureau of Labor Statistics: The Editor’s Desk

The Editor’s Desk (familiarly shortened TED) at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, brings out daily “fresh information from all over the Bureau,” coupled with intriguing data and links of note. On the site’s homepage, visitors will find sections like Topics, Archive by Year, Archive by Program, and About TED. The Topics area includes a panoply of subjects, such as Benefits, Projections, and Technology. The Recent Articles area contains links to pieces on job openings, payroll employment, and large technology firms. Additionally, the site contains an On Interest area which features statistical overviews of major trends in employment, health care, and collective bargaining.

[Source: Scout Report, Volume 19, Number 20, May 17, 2013]

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May 23 2013

Handpicked Articles from Policy Sciences

Policy Sciences offers articles that examine the normative aspects of policy sciences; conceptual articles addressing concrete policy issues; articles on particularly controversial pieces of analysis; opposing perspectives, including critiques and rejoinders on articles already published, which open the journal to an exchange of views rather than restricting it to pure presentation; and special issues that analyze specific topics in depth.

2011 Impact Factor: 2.278

You can download and save these articles to your computer, iPad or mobile device with 30 days complimentary access:

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via https://library.hku.hk/record=b2069806

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May 23 2013

Latest Resources from Migration Informatio​n Source

Integrating Europe’s Muslim Minorities: Public Anxieties, Policy Responses
Muslim integration is one of the most contentious issues in the immigration debate in Europe, and one that gets to the heart of public anxieties about immigration. This article explores public perception toward Muslims in Western Europe and the array of integration policies that countries in the region have adopted during the past several years.

[Source: Migration Information Source]

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May 23 2013

New Acquisitions Hightlights

Published by under Dentistry

Atlas of dental rehabilitation techniques/ Romeo Pascetta, Davide Dainese.

D 617.63 P27

This atlas is intended to be an accessible and quick-to-consult volume where the reader can find useful suggestions for many techniques, from the not-always-simple single-tooth restoration to large rehabilitations that present complexity in terms of precision, functionality, and esthetics.


Performing the illustrated techniques correctly and choosing the right materials, together with the use of emerging technologies within the field, can guarantee dental technicians and their teams successful prosthetic restoration and patient satisfaction.

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May 22 2013

Grading system of UpToDate

GRADE approach to classify both the strength of recommendation and the quality of the underlying information.
Grades have two components: a number (1 or 2) reflects the strength of the recommendation and a letter (A, B or C) reflects the quality of the evidence supporting that recommendation. More information on the grading system

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May 18 2013

Visual report — infographic work on the International Criminal Tribunals

The Leitner Center for International Law and Justice has launched a new report, “International Criminal Tribunals: A Visual Overview”.  For public interest law focus, this new 90-page report provides analysis and information through visual summaries in infographics to introduce the work of the international criminal courts and tribunals. The report also reviews the conflicts that led to the establishment of each court; their costs and funding; the crimes the courts are charging, the status of each case, and their conviction rates; sentencing; and reparations.  The report is available now for download at https://www.leitnercenter.org/files/News/International Criminal Tribunals.pdf

For more details, please read the Leitner news at https://www.leitnercenter.org/news/99/



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