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Dentistry


Dentistry is the branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body. Dentistry is widely considered necessary for complete overall health. Those who practice dentistry are known as dentists. The dentist's supporting team aids in providing oral health services, which includes dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental technicians, and dental therapists.

 
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Dome of Death

By: Rigby Taylor

Dome of Death is a slightly shocking and occasionally thought provoking romantic thriller about two young men who’d love to be as cool as James Bond in the face of extreme danger, but discover reality is not like fiction. When Max, the director of an Art Gallery in Queensland, falls to his death, Peter, the exhibiting artist who is also Max's ex-lover, unwillingly accepts the widow’s pleas to take over the job. After rescuing a strange young man from a raging sea, Pe...

Chapter One Exposing oneself in public is not for the faint-hearted. En masse and expertly illuminated the paintings gave viewers rather more insight into the private spaces of my mind than I’d bargained for. The fact that the gallery’s patrons were also baring their souls with every critical utterance and every painting bought was scant consolation – especially as no one was buying! After an hour of eavesdropping among the usual crush of wine-sipping social scrambl...

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Dieselpunk Epulp Showcase : Volume 1

By: John W. Picha; Grant Gardiner

WELCOME TO THE RETRO FUTURE When I started the Dieselpunks website years ago, the word “dieselpunk” was still a curiosity. Sure, it was loaded with familiar tropes like Pulp Adventure, Film Noir, and Weird Horror, but the artists were mashing these concepts together with something different, something a little more contemporary. At that time, the steampunks were just starting to climb their way from the underground and gain traction as a legitimate style, but there ...

THE 1920s. MID-WESTERN COMMONWEALTH, CHICAGO. “Well if it ain’t that then what was it?” “It was all those damn fool bankers in New York.” “Bankers?” “Yeah, bankers. They’re the ones who caused everything that’s happened. A huge pack of New York bankers got greedy. And the country was the one to cop it in the teeth when it all headed south.” “Nah. It weren’t that.” “It was too. And everyone knows it. Bankers got greedy, they sold Louisiana back to the ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 654, (Par...

By: R. Di Perri

Medical Reference Publication

1. INTRODUCTION Involvement of peripheral nerves in disease states-a major cause of disabling morbidity-is common in all parts of the world. The putative etiological factors (including genetic, nutritional, metabolic, and toxic factors) are diverse, numerous, and bewildering in the complexity of their modes of action and interaction as well as in the nature of the biochemical and structural lesions produced. Even in diseases of the peripheral nerves, such as leprosy (pri...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 654, (Par...

By: R. Di Perri

Medical Reference Publication

1. INTRODUCTION L'atteinte des nerfs pCriphCriques au cours d'etats pathologiques est extremement frequente dans toutes les parties du monde et reste une cause majeure d'invaliditk. Les facteurs Ctiologiques possibles (gCnCtiques, nutritionnels, metaboliques, et toxiques) sont divers, nombreux, et mystCrieux en ce qui concerne tant la complexit6 de leur mode d'action que la nature des desordres biochimiques ou morphologiques qu'ils produisent. Meme dans les neuropathies ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 654 - in ...

By: R. Di Perri

Medical Reference Publication

1. INTRODUCCION La afectacion de los nervios perifericos observada en el curso de diversas enfermedades, una causa filndamental de morbilidad incapacitante, es comun en todos los lugares. Los presuntos factores etiologicos (incluso geneticos. nutricionales. metabolicos y toxicos) son variados, numerosos y confusos por la complejidad de sus modos de accion y sus interacciones. asi como por la naturaleza de las lesiones bioquimicas y estructurales que se producen. .Aun en ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 713 - in ...

By: T. W. Cutress

Medical Reference Publication

Informe de un ComitC de Expertos de la OMS 1 1 12 a1 16 de septiembre de 1983, se reunio en Ginebra un Comitk de Expertos de la OMS en Metodos y Programas de Prevencion de las Enfermedades Bucodentales. El Dr. H. Hellberg, Director de Coordinacidn de la Estrategia de Salud para Todos, abrio la reunion en nornbre del Director General y destaco la imperiosa necesidad de intensificar 10s programas preventivos en el ambit0 de la odontologia de salud publica, mantener 10s pro...

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Nhanes III Examination Data File Documentation

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collects, analyzes, and disseminates data on the health status of U.S. residents. The results of surveys, analyses, and studies are made known through a number of data release mechanisms including publications, mainframe computer data files, CD-ROMs (Search and Retrieval Software, Statistical Export and Tabulation System (SETS)), and the Internet.

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Health : United States, 1978

By: Joseph A. Califano

I am respectfully submitting to you the annual report to the Congress, Health, United States, 1978, required by Section 308(a)(2) of the Public Health Service Act. As specified in the Act, the report presents data in four areas: costs and financing of health care, distribution of health care resources, utilization of health resources, and the health of the Nation’s people. In addition, several chapters dealing with issues of current concern such as child health, preventi...

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Health : United States, 1983

By: Margaret M. Heckler

Health, United States brings us encouraging news: Our overall health is better and we are continuing to live longer. More healthful lifestyles are paying off for millions of us. Since the turn of the century, we have added more than 27 years in life expectancy, which has increased from just 47.3 years in 1900 to 74.5 years in 1982. We have also seen a dramatic decline in infant mortality, which has dropped from about 100 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1900 to an all-tim...

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Icd-9-Cm Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting Agenda

By: Donna Pickett

Mailing Address: National Center for Health Statistics ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee...

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An Ounce of Prevention. What Are the Returns Second Edition, Revis...

By: Jeffrey P. Koplan

INTRODUCTION: As the nation moves toward the twenty-first century, the fundamental challenge facing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the same as it was in its early days over 50 years ago — improving the quality of people’s lives by preventing disease, injury, and disability through collaboration with public and private partners throughout the world. CDC seeks to improve health, but to do so in economically responsible ways. When human and financia...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 757 - in ...

By: S. Chawla

Medical Reference Publication

1. INTRODUCCION El empleo de tkcnicas de diagnostico por irnagen y, particularmente, de radiacion ionizante para el diagnostico y tratamiento de las enfermedades pediatricas es cada vez mayor y va acompaiiado de una creciente tendencia a emplear esas tecnicas en forma sistematica para el examen de niiios sanos y enfermos. Estas tendencias tienen repercusiones para la seguridad no solo del individuo sino tambien de la poblacion en general. El diagnostico por imagen es una...

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Summary Health Statistics for U.S. Adults : National Health Interv...

By: Edward J. Sondik, Ph. D.

In response to the changing demographics of the U.S. population, in 1997 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued new standards for collecting data on race and Hispanic or Latino origin (12). Most notably, the new standards allow respondents to the census and to Federal surveys to indicate more than one group in answering questions on race. In addition, the category ‘‘Asian or Pacific Islander’’ is now split into two distinct categories, ‘‘Asian’’ and ‘‘Native Ha...

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Mercury Study Report to Congress

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Section 112(n)(1)(B) of the Clean Air Act (CAA), as amended in 1990, requires the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) to submit a study on atmospheric mercury emissions to Congress. The sources of emissions that must be studied include electric utility steam generating units, municipal waste combustion units and other sources, including area sources. Congress directed that the Mercury Study evaluate many aspects of mercury emissions, including the ra...

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