This 2012 updated reprint features information on Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART), a way to fill cavities without the use of a dental drill, as well as updated information on other training material and resources. This book is an important companion to Hesperian’s classic book Where There Is No Doctor. All Hesperian books are regularly updated and reprinted to reflect accurate medical information.
Community health workers, educators and individuals from around the world use Where There Is No Dentist to help people care for their teeth and gums. This book’s broad focus makes it an invaluable resource. The author uses straightforward language and careful instructions to explain how to: examine patients; diagnose common dental problems; make and use dental equipment; use local anesthetics; place fillings; and remove teeth. There is also a special chapter on oral health and HIV/AIDS, which provides the dental worker with a detailed, well-illustrated discussion of the special problems faced by people living with HIV/AIDS, and appropriate treatment.
Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His... View detail
Because no one will write an unauthorized biography about Emmy-winning writer and actor Chris Elliott, he has done it himself. Reader, you’re hereby warned that much of this book will be disturbing. The Guy Under the Sheets is a behind-the-scenes memoir so personal, so provocative, that Elliott nearly... View detail
This well-researched, thought-provoking guide to traditional foods contains a startling message: Animal fats and cholesterol are not villains but vital factors in the diet, necessary for normal growth, proper function of the brain and nervous system, protection from disease and optimum energy levels.... View detail
In this gripping account of one of the most important steps in the history of American desegregation, Jules Tygiel tells the story of Jackie Robinson’s crossing of baseball’s color line. Examining the social and historical context of Robinson’s introduction into white organized baseball,... View detail
Have you ever wanted to have a business that works while you play? Have you ever wanted the flexibility to live life on your terms? How many times have you had a great idea, but never followed through on it?
The world’s insatiable appetite for apps is growing at an astounding pace. Over 21... View detail
Attorneys sometimes make mistakes that cause the client to lose a case. When that happens, the client may consider suing the attorney for legal malpractice. Legal malpractice is wrongdoing by attorneys, and like medical ... Read more
New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer Weighs in on 13 Hospital Patients Possibly Exposed to Rare and Fatal Brain Disease
New York medical malpracticelawyer David Perecman discusses reasonable precautions and medical malpractice following reports of 13 hospital patients possibly exposed to degenerative Creutzfeldt-Jakob brain disease. Thirteen people in ...Newsday · 9/11/2013 Read more
Malpractice lawyers say new state law violates patient privacy
Anyone looking to sue a doctor for malpractice in Florida could lose their privacy rights under a state law that took effect last week, according to a series of lawsuits filed across the state. The lawsuits challenge a Florida law known as Ch. 2013 ... Read more
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: ROLE OF LAWYERS
DETROIT, Feb. 20— When the American Medical Association charged last week that the United States faced a medical malpractice problem of ''crisis proportions'' and pointed an accusing finger at the bar for creating it, the nation's lawyers were ...New York Times ·& ... Read more
Restrictions sought for malpractice attorneys
PHOENIX - A state legislator wants to impose new requirements on judges and attorneys in his bid to cut down on medical malpractice lawsuits. The proposal by Rep. Bob Thorpe, R-Flagstaff, would bar lawyers from filing a medical ... Read more