Kamaran Ali, Elizabeth Prabhakar
Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition
Essential Physiology for Dental Students (PDF) offers comprehensive information on human physiology; tailored to the needs of students of dentistry. This new addition to the Dentistry Essentials series helps students gain a deeper understanding of how physiological concepts apply to clinical dental practice. Each chapter outlines an organ system in sufficient detail whilst emphasizing its relevance to clinical dentistry. Written in a student-friendly style; it contextualizes how normal and altered physiology affects dental care and highlights the implications of dental interventions on the body’s functioning.
Essential Physiology for Dental Students provides readers with complete coverage of: nerve and muscle physiology; the cardiovascular system; cell physiology; the respiratory system; the renal system; haematology; the gastro-intestinal system; endocrinology including the regulation of blood glucose and blood calcium; and the central nervous system.
- Covers each system in detail; while emphasizing the relevance to dental students
- Features interactive EMQs and MCQs and downloadable images on a companion website
- Presented using a reader-friendly layout with illustrations and clinical photographs throughout
Essential Physiology for Dental Students is an excellent resource for dental hygiene and therapy students; undergraduate dentistry students; and dental nursing students. It also greatly benefits newly qualified dentists preparing for postgraduate examinations such as LDS; MFDS; ORE; and also the US National Boards.