Basic Guide to Dental Sedation Nursing

Author: Nicola Rogers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444342437
Release Date: 2011-05-25
Genre: Medical

Sedation is a procedure that makes use of sedative medications to produce a relaxed experience for the patient. The central nervous system (CNS) is affected through the use of drugs, including tranquilizers and anxiolytics, that can be administered to the patient in several ways. Sedation dentistry has several benefits, both for dentists and patients. For patients, it can mean freedom from anxiety or fear during dental procedures. In cases where a patient has not been able to undergo dental treatment for many years because of this fear, sedation dentistry allows him to have several years' worth of dental treatment in just a few sessions. For dentists, sedation dentistry facilitates the easy performance of dental procedures. Patients are likely to be more cooperative under the relaxing effects of sedation. Treatments can also be quicker, because a number of procedures can be performed in a single session. Dental nurses play a vital role in assisting the dentist in the routine sedation of patients. In acknowledgement of this, the NEBDN run a post-qualification certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing that provides the dental nurse with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to carry out their role safely and competently. The ‘Basic Guide to Dental Sedation Nursing' is a must have book for all dental nurses seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this core area of clinical practice. Written in a clear and accessible style, chapters reflect the Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing syllabus with chapters on such key topics as legal aspects, anatomy, equipment, patient assessment, types of sedation, medical emergencies and resuscitation. Illustrated in full colour throughout Handy format for easy reference and portability Evidence-based

Basic Guide to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: Nicola Rogers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118925072
Release Date: 2017-06-12
Genre: Medical

An illustrated guide to oral and maxillofacial surgery, written by dental nurses for dental nurses Basic Guide to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery will help you understand the role of the dental nurse in oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures. Written in a highly accessible style, comprehensive coverage includes anatomy of the head and neck, pain and anxiety control, assessment clinics, equipment selection, extractions, soft tissue lesions, and trauma and more complex procedures. Key features include: Learning outcomes at the start of each chapter, and full-colour photographs and line drawings throughout An overview of the maxillofacial team, the referral process and the legal aspects of maxillofacial procedures Clear explanations of the various duties performed by dental nurses during oral and maxillofacial surgery Basic Guide to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is suitable for dental nurses working in practice or specialist maxillofacial units, and is also ideal for student dental nurses working towards the NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing.

Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry

Author: Caroline L. Pankhurst
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119164968
Release Date: 2017-02-03
Genre: Medical

A practical step-by-step guide for all members of the dental team Thoroughly updated, this new edition ensures all members of the dental team are up to speed on the practical aspects of infection prevention and control. It provides step-by-step guidance on the safe running of a dental practice, clear and concise explanations of the key issues and concepts, an overview of the evidence base, and coverage of legal and regulatory issues about which all staff members need to be aware. With more colour photographs and illustrations than the first edition, it also includes appendices full of useful practical and clinical information, and a companion website offering helpful instructional videos and self-assessment questions. Key topics include communicable diseases, occupational health and immunization, sharp safe working, hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, disinfection of dental instruments, surface decontamination, dental unit waterlines, clinical waste management, and pathological specimen handling. An indispensable working resource for the busy dental practice, Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry, 2nd Edition is also an excellent primer for dental students.

Basic Guide to Dental Procedures

Author: Carole Hollins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118924570
Release Date: 2015-06-18
Genre: Medical

Basic Guide to Dental Procedures, Second Edition provides an essential introduction to the core preventative and restorative treatments routinely carried out in the modern dental practice. Written as a guide for the whole dental team, ‘before and after’ colour photographs enable the reader to understand and explain the procedures to their patient with confidence. Each section is clearly structured to cover the reasoning behind the treatment described, the relevant dental background, the basics of how each procedure is carried out and any necessary aftercare information. Key features include: Colour photographs throughout combined with concise text to highlight the crucial points of each procedure Suitable for the whole dental team, from office support staff to the dentist explaining procedures to a patient Thoroughly updated and revised in line with the substantial changes to the role and professional obligations of the dental nurse, including a new chapter detailing extended duties The new images of tray set-ups means it is an ideal companion for trainee dental nurses studying for the NEBDN OSCE exam

Post Registration Qualifications for Dental Care Professionals

Author: Nicola Rogers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118711163
Release Date: 2015-11-01
Genre:

Post Registration Qualifications for Dental Care Professionals: Questions and Answers is a comprehensive revision aid for dental nurses seeking to gain post–registration certification for professional development. Chapters cover qualifications in special care dental nursing, oral health education, dental sedation nursing, dental implant nursing, dental radiography and orthodontic dental nursing Questions are accompanied by clear explanations of the correct answers, reflecting the latest standards and practices Supported by a companion website which features sample questions mirroring each exam format An essential resource for dental care professionals who are looking to further advance their careers

Oxford Handbook of Dental Nursing

Author: Elizabeth Boon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199235902
Release Date: 2012-07-26
Genre: Medical

The Oxford Handbook of Dental Nursing serves as a practical, easily accessible, informative, and up-to-date quick reference guide that a dental nurse can use throughout their career, from the initial training stage to qualification and beyond. It enables users to find relevant information quickly, and will support dental nurses in their everyday work and provide easy access to information they may require in clinical sessions. As well as the basics it highlights the core competencies and contains further information which is of use to qualified dental nurses working in general dental practice, in the NHS or private sector, dental hospitals, and community dental services. The book is aimed primarily at dental nurses and will also be valuable to dental surgeons, tutors, and assessors to facilitate the learning and development of their students.

Dental Nurse Survival Guide

Author: Kathryn Porter
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781856424615
Release Date: 2015-11-10
Genre: Medical

This highly practical text aims to provide the newly qualified dental nurse with with a basic guide to dental nursing issues. The Dental Nurse Survival Guide adopts the same Q&A format that has proven so successful with the best selling Staff Nurse Survival Guide. Each guide is a collection of all the common situations that a newly qualified practitioner might face. The aim is to produce an answer for each question that could be read in 5 minutes - a pocket-sized handbook containing ideas, principles and guidelines for a number of common and sometimes unexpected situations encountered in the first year of practice. Written by experienced author who wrote The Dental Nurses' Guide to Infection Control and Decontamination.

Safe Sedation for All Practitioners

Author: James Watts
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781138031470
Release Date: 2016-07-06
Genre: Medical

Sedation is a vital tool for allowing investigations and procedures to be performed without full anaesthesia, but demand for sedation greatly outstrips the supply of trained anaesthetists. Sedation requires care if it is to be used correctly and modern seditionists, including junior doctors in all specialities, medical students, anaesthetists, dentists, and theatre, dental and paediatric nurses, must be able to demonstrate they can practice safely. They need a sound understanding of the basic sciences involved, and an intimate knowledge of the required standards of practice. This book is a first-line educational resource for all those training in the techniques of sedation, and for those already practising who wish to consolidate their knowledge in a structured way.This highly practical handbook is therefore ideal for experienced and novice practitioners alike. It covers basic principles including patient selection and assessment, pharmacology, resuscitation competencies, monitoring equipment and legal issues, and the numerous clinical scenarios bring pertinent issues to life, emphasising the importance of safe practice. It is a unique universal introduction for practitioners from any clinical background.

A Dictionary of Dentistry

Author: Robert Ireland
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199533015
Release Date: 2010-03-25
Genre: Medical

A Dictionary of Dentistry provides over 4,500 definitions covering all the important terms used in dentistry today. Contributions have been made by distinguished dental specialists and authors. It is intended as a guide for dental practitioners and students but also as a reference source for medical practitioners and members of the public.

Sedation E Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323075961
Release Date: 2009-06-23
Genre: Medical

Combining essential theory with “how-to technical instruction, this concise guide is the leading reference for basic techniques in sedation and anxiety control in the dental office. The latest guidelines from the ADA and the American Society of Anesthesiologists keep you up-to-date with the latest medical standards. Content on patient management for pediatric, geriatric, physically compromised, and medically compromised patients helps you successfully treat any patient population. In-depth discussions of the pharmacology of commonly used sedative agents allow you to fully understand properties and characteristics of drugs used. Combines all aspects of sedation with essential theory and instruction Boxes and tables highlight key information and make it easy to find important content. Chapter 40-Legal Considerations includes the current liability standards for patient treatment to help you protect yourself and your patients. Chapter 41-The Controversial Development of Anesthesiology in Dentistry focuses on the growing controversies, legal and otherwise, from both without and within the profession. Updated patient management procedures provide the most current guidelines on everything from AHA CPR standards to the safest sedative procedures. Full-color art program shows anatomy and other important concepts in vibrant detail. Photos of the newest sedation and emergency equipment ensure you have the latest information on developments in the field.

Smith s Anesthesia for Infants and Children E Book

Author: Peter J. Davis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323081696
Release Date: 2010-12-09
Genre: Medical

Smith’s Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 8th Edition, edited by Drs. Peter J. Davis, Franklyn P. Cladis, and Etsuro K. Motoyama, delivers all the state-of-the-art guidance you need to provide optimal perioperative care for any type of pediatric surgery. Now in full color throughout, it also features online access to an image and video library, including ultrasound-guided pediatric regional blocks, review-style questions, plus the complete fully-searchable text at expertconsult.com. Get expert guidance from leading experts covering both basic science and clinical practice for every aspect of pediatric anesthesia. Incorporate the latest clinical guidelines and innovations in your practice. Find key facts fast with quick-reference appendices: drug dosages, growth curves, normal values for pulmonary function tests, and a listing of common and uncommon syndromes. Access the complete contents and illustrations online at expertconsult.com – fully searchable! Watch online video demonstrations of ultrasound-guided and conventional pediatric regional blocks, airway management, cardiac anesthesia, single-lung ventilation, neonatal surgery, and fetal surgery. Gain new insight into today’s hottest topics, including sleep-disordered breathing, cuffed endotracheal tubes, premedication, emergence agitation, postoperative vomiting, and new airway devices. Stay current with new chapters on ICU management, conjoined twins, and basic neonatal physiology, plus new coverage of pharmacology and monitoring techniques. Get outstanding visual guidance with full-color illustrations throughout the book.