Research Methods in Orthodontics

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Januar 2013



The orthodontic literature includes many articles on basic science and engineering research techniques, but clinicians are typically unfamiliar with the principles underlying these techniques and may also lack the background knowledge required for a full appreciation of their role. This book comprehensively reviews a wide array of the research methods most frequently encountered in the literature, encompassing the areas of materials science and clinical and biological research. The various methods and techniques are carefully described, and their indications and limitations are explained. All of the information is up to date, reflecting latest developments in the field. For practicing professionals, Research Methods in Orthodontics will be an ideal introduction to instrumental analysis and basic science research methods. It will also serve as an excellent reference guide for researchers.  ¿


Orthodontic materials: An overview of research on orthodontic alloys and ceramics.- Research on orthodontic polymers.- Assessment of biological action of materials: biocompatibility testing protocols. Computers in orthodontic research:
Computers in orthodontic research. Clinical orthodontic research: Clinical research and epidemiological studies.- Meta-analysis and bias in clinical research.- Key issues in designing epidemiologic and clinical studies in orthodontics. Biological research in orthodontics: Tooth movement and craniofacial growth: evolution of study models.


Theodore Eliades, Associate Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Professor and Director of the Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry clinics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland; prior to this appointment he was Associate Professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He qualified in Dentistry from the University of Athens, received orthodontic specialty training at the Ohio State University, and obtained graduate degrees from Ohio State (MS), Athens (Dr Med Sci), and Manchester (PhD) Universities. He has published 130 articles and 20 book chapters and co-edited 5 textbooks. He has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (UK), and is a member of the Institute of Physics (UK). Professor Eliades is the founding Editor and currently Editor-in-Chief (with Prof. C. Bourauel) of the Journal of Dental Biomechanics, Associate Editor of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, and the European Journal of Orthodontics, Editorial Board member in 5 periodicals and reviewer in 35 journals. He is affiliated with US (Houston, Marquette) and European (Manchester, Bonn) Universities.


From the reviews:

"The book is very well presented and illustrated and I feel the Editor and his team of valuable contributors are to be congratulated for successfully taking on this tremendous task and making a very worthwhile contribution to aiding orthodontists in their understanding of research in its most broadest context. In an emerging world of evidence-based practice, this book should prove to be a valuable addition to any orthodontist’s library and offers junior academics a very concise text reference." (Ama Johal, European Journal of Orthodontics, Vol. 35 (6), December, 2013)
EAN: 9783642313769
ISBN: 3642313760
Untertitel: A Guide to Understanding Orthodontic Research. Auflage 2013. 20 schwarz-weiße und 43 farbige Abbildungen, Bibliographie. Book. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2013
Seitenanzahl: xviii
Format: gebunden
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