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.
This book presents the content and applications in an accessible manner while maintaining an appropriate level of rigor. The authors proceed from familiar material to new, and from concrete examples to general rules and formulas. This edition retains its focus on real-world problem solving, but has been... View detail
Novelist Daniel Abraham and illustrator Tommy Patterson are not merely turning George R. R. Martin’s epic fantasy A Game of Thrones into a graphic novel: They are meticulously translating one art form into another, and capturing the intricate nuances of Martin’s novels just as HBO is doing with the... View detail
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Midwife Patience Murphy has a gift: a talent for escorting mothers through the challenges of bringing children into the world. Working in the hardscrabble conditions of Appalachia during the Depression, Patience takes the jobs that no one else wants, helping those most in need—and least likely to... View detail
Since the release of Artemis Fowl in 2001, Eoin Colfer’s blockbuster series has sold more than eight million copies in the United States alone. Now, in this second graphic novel installment of the series, fans can follow along as the world’s youngest criminal mastermind rushes to save a man who has... 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