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The Mandibles


  • Author : Lionel Shriver
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Date : 2016-06-21
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781443434058

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From Lionel Shriver, the acclaimed author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That and the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin, comes a striking new novel about family, money, and global economic crisis. The year is 2029, and nothing is as it should be. The very essence of American life, the dollar, is under attack. In a coordinated move by the rest of the world’s governments, the dollar loses all its value. The American President declares that the States will default on all its loans--prices skyrocket, currency becomes essentially worthless, and we watch one family struggle to survive through it all. The Mandibles can count on their inheritance no longer, and each member must come to terms with this in their own way-from the elegant ex-pat author Nollie, in her middle age, returning to the U.S. from Paris after many years abroad, to her precocious teenage nephew Willing, who is the only one to actually understand the crisis, to the brilliant Georgetown economics professor Lowell, who watches his whole vision of the world disintegrate before his eyes. As ever, in her new novel, Shriver draws larger than life characters who illuminate this complicated, ever-changing world. One of our sharpest observers of human nature, Shriver challenges us to think long and hard about the society we live in and what, ultimately, we hold most dear.

Functional Reconstruction of the Mandible Book

Functional Reconstruction of the Mandible


  • Author : Roland R. Schmoker
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Date : 2012-12-06
  • Category : Medical
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9783642717567

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Since 1958 the Association for the Study of Internal Fixation (ASIF) has worked to establish the experimental and biomechanical prin ciples of the operative treatment of fractures. It has been proven that immediate, pain-free mobilization, made possible by stable internal fixation, is the key to restoring function in a fractured extremity. The same principles were applied in 1972173 by Roland Schmoker, who developed a universal plate and sophisticated instrument set designed initially for the treatment of comminuted fractures of the mandible. To extend the applications of his plate to reconstructions after ex tensive tumor resections, he supplemented the device with tem poromandibular joint prostheses and anchoring elements for the at tachment of dentures. He first tested the functional stability of these implants experimentally in sheep. Later he found that the minipig had a more human-like jaw shape and masticatory action, and so he tested the implants in 37 mini pigs that underwent extensive mandibular re sections without bone grafting, using sequential dye injections and postoperative weight gain to chart the progress of osseous regener ation. Seven other animals were not operated and served as controls.

Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H M S  Challenger During the Years 1873 76 Under the Command of Captain George S  Nares     and the Late Captain Frank Tourle Thomson  R N  Book

Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H M S Challenger During the Years 1873 76 Under the Command of Captain George S Nares and the Late Captain Frank Tourle Thomson R N


  • Author : Great Britain. Challenger Office
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1884
  • Category : Challenger Expedition
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : UOM:39015080194999

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Internal Fixation of the Mandible Book

Internal Fixation of the Mandible


  • Author : Bernd Spiessl
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Date : 2012-12-06
  • Category : Medical
  • Pages : 375
  • ISBN : 9783642710346

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The rigid internaI fixation of mandibular fractures has become a widely ac cepted practice among European surgeons. The caution or even outright re jection voiced at a congress of the German Society of Maxillofacial Sur 1970s is no longer prevalent. Through a process of geons held in the late critical review and implementation, rigid internaI fixation has become an established treatment modality at numerous centers, especially in Switzer land, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the Netherlands. By comparison, the method has received very little attention in North America and the Anglo-Saxon countries. By and large, surgeons in these countries continue to treat mandibular fractures by intermaxillary fixation, possibly supplemented by the use of interosseous wires. Many recent edi tions of surgical texts confirm this. Lately, however, there appears to be a surge of interest in methods of functionally stable internaI fixation, especially in the United States of America, and AO/ ASIF instruction courses are increasingly in demand. This book is intended to aid course participants in their lessons and practi cal exercises and also to guide the clinical practitioner in the application of AO/ ASIF principles. Basel, September 1988 B.SPIESSL VII Acknowledgments I have received help from many sources. The colleagues of the past 20 years who have contributed to the case material upon which this manual is based are too numerous to credit by name.

The Mandible Book

The Mandible


  • Author : Joe Iwanaga
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • Date :
  • Category : Medical
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN : 9780398093792

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The fine osteological and radiological anatomy involved in dental and oral surgery has progressed greatly in recent years, especially in the field of dental implants. In dental implant surgery, the maxilla and mandible are the operative fields. The frequent complications of dental implants on the maxilla are bleeding and iatrogenic maxillary sinusitis, but these are less likely to be life-threatening injuries. However, dental implant surgery of the mandible can lead to serious complications such as mental nerve paresthesia and airway obstruction due to hematoma. Therefore, knowledge of anatomical structures relevant to the mandible is significant, and the authors have a long history of investigating normal anatomy and anatomical variations of the mandible. When the dentist needs a comprehensive photographic review of the anatomy focusing on the mandible, including well-described anatomy and rarely shown variations with both gross and radiologic observations, this book will prove to be a valuable resource that is useful for surgery. It is the first book of its kind devoted to the osteological and radiological anatomy of the mandible for dentists and oral surgeons. It will satisfy the growing demand in the field of surgery and education and will be welcomed and timely for clinicians and trainees in the field. It will be of benefit to general dentists, dental students, and specialists and residents of periodontics, dental implant, prosthodontics, and oral surgery, as well as craniofacial surgeons, anatomists, plastic surgeons, ENT surgeons, head and neck surgeons, medical students, dental hygienists, anthropologists, and forensic specialists.

The Journal of Hygiene Book

The Journal of Hygiene


  • Author : George Henry Falkiner Nuttall
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1906
  • Category : Electronic journals
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : UCAL:B3094978

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Issues for 1906-17 include reports on plague investigation in India, 6th-10th reports; and Plague supplements, no. 1-5; and Parasitology v.1-5.

Psyche Book

Psyche


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1890
  • Category : Electronic journals
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105012608415

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Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute Book

Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute


  • Author : New Zealand Institute
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1884
  • Category : Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105013306746

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The proceedings or notices of the member institutes of the society form part of the section "Proceedings" in each volume; lists of members are included in v. 1-41, 43-60, 64-

Transactions Book

Transactions


  • Author : Royal Society of New Zealand
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1884
  • Category : Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : UCAL:$B688285

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Regulatory Mechanisms in Insect Feeding Book

Regulatory Mechanisms in Insect Feeding


  • Author : Reg F. Chapman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Date : 1995-07-31
  • Category : Science
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN : 0412031418

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The only book to deal comprehensively with insect feeding was published by C. T. Brues in 1946. His Insect Dietary was an account of insect feeding habits. Since that time there has been a revolution in biology, and almost all aspects of our understanding of insect feeding have expanded to an extent and into areas that would have been unthinkable in Brues' day. Yet, our book does not replace Insect Dietary but, instead, complements it, because our aim is to bring together information on the mechanisms by which food quality and quantity are regulated. We deliberately focus attention on the feeding process; to include food-finding would have required a much larger book and would have moved the focus away from more proximate mechanisms. This book is dedicated to the late Vincent G. Dethier. As a pioneer in studying the physiological basis of animal behavior, he focused on regulation of feeding in flies and caterpillars. His work on the blowfly, together with that by his many students and co-workers, still provides the most completely described mechanism of insect feeding. The citation of his work in almost every chapter in this book illustrates the importance of his findings and ideas to our current understanding of regulation of insect feeding. The authors in this book provide many innovative and stimulating ideas typifying Dethier's approach to the study of feeding be havior.

Cumulated Index Medicus Book

Cumulated Index Medicus


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1988
  • Category : Medicine
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : OSU:32436011073994

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Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria Book

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria


  • Author : Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.)
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1908
  • Category : Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : CHI:100885485

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List of members in each volume (except v. 6, new ser., v. 27).