Pain and Anxiety Control for the Conscious Dental Patient

Author: John G. Meechan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: UOM:39015041927883
Release Date: 1998-05-21
Genre: Medical

This book cotains comprehensive coverage of both anaesthesia and sedation. It takes a look at acute pain both operatively and post-operatively. It also provides a rational approach to the prescription of drugs. Includes over 200 illustrations.

Clinical Sedation in Dentistry

Author: N. M. Girdler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444312200
Release Date: 2009-05-11
Genre: Medical

Clinical Sedation in Dentistry is a comprehensive textbook on the principles and practice of clinical sedation in dentistry, written by experienced educators and internationally renowned researchers in the field. Chapters cover the following key topics: the aetiology of dental anxiety, patient management techniques, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, patient assessment and selection, inhalation and intravenous sedation, pre-medication and oral sedation, sedation and special care dentistry, complications and emergencies, medico-legal aspects and recent advances. This textbook is aimed primarily at undergraduate dental students, dental care professionals and postgraduate dentists.

Restorative Dentistry

Author: Peter Jacobsen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444309263
Release Date: 2009-03-16
Genre: Medical

Restorative Dentistry: An Integrated Approach presents the core of knowledge that forms the basis of clinical practice in restorative dentistry. The book contains a practical common-sense approach to clinical problems structured within the limitations imposed by the patient and the ability and facilities of the dentist. Subjects included in the book are Periodontology, Endodontics, Dental Biomaterials, Oral Biology and Pathology, and Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics. However Restorative Dentistry offers a somewhat unique approach in that it integrates the basic sciences that are fundamental to clinical practice rather than having separate sections or expecting readers to consult other texts for basic information. The integration means that there are not separate sections on the specialist subjects but aspects of these topics are distributed throughout. This second edition is full colour throughout. It has been fully revised with two brand new chapters on Implantology bringing the book up to date with emerging technologies and developments in clinical procedures and materials.

Harty s Endodontics in Clinical Practice

Author: Bun San Chong
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702044311
Release Date: 2010-05-04
Genre: Medical

This is a new edition of the now classic book which has established itself as a standard text for dental students. Practical approach to the subject, taking the reader through every step of endodontic practice from scientific basis to patient assessment and through to clinical techniques Evidence-based approach to ensure safe clinical practice More than 250 illustrations, many in full colour, presenting clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner A logical approach to the subject by building upon a clear explanation of the underlying scientific principles Prepared by international contributors to ensure a wider appeal Written at a level which is ideal for dental student, general and vocational dental practitioners Includes new imaging techniques such as Cone Beam Computed Tomography A new chapter on diagnosis, integral to treatment planning, patient management and care Recent research findings on the pathogenesis of endodontic disease and the management of persistent infection in previously treated teeth A completely rewritten chapter on the restoration of endodontically treated teeth Newer treatment modalities and materials such as regenerative techniques and Mineral Trioxide Aggregate in endodontics The use and development of NiTi instruments, both hand and rotary, which are increasingly popular for preparing root canals Published for the first time in full colour with over 185 new images!

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.

An Introduction to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: David A. Mitchell
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192629647
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Oral and maxillofacial surgery spans both the dental and medical undergraduate and postgraduate curricula. David Mitchell's An Introduction to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery offers an accessible introduction to the full range of topics encompassed by the discipline and takes a practical approach, focusing on the core competencies required by undergraduates, practical skills required by trainees, and an illustration of the advanced scope of the speciality.

Conscious Sedation for Dentistry

Author: N. M. Girdler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119274476
Release Date: 2017-11-06
Genre: Medical

Preceded by: Clinical sedation in dentistry / N.M. Girdler, C. Michael Hill, Katherine Wilson. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

Cohen s Pathways of the Pulp Expert Consult E Book

Author: Louis H. Berman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323079075
Release Date: 2010-05-10
Genre: Medical

The definitive endodontics reference, Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp is known for its comprehensive coverage of leading-edge information, materials, and techniques. It examines all aspects of endodontic care, from preparing the clinician and patient for endodontic treatment to the role the endodontist can play in the treatment of traumatic injuries and to the procedures used in the treatment of pediatric and older patients. Not only does Hargreaves and Cohen’s 10th edition add five chapters on hot new topics, it also includes online access! As an Expert Consult title, Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp lets you search the entire contents of the book on your computer, and includes five online chapters not available in the printed text, plus videos, a searchable image collection, and more. For evidence-based endodontics research and treatment, this is your one-stop resource!

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Author: Nathan Cherny
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199656097
Release Date: 2015-04-07
Genre: Medical

The definitive Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, now in its fifth edition, has again been thoroughly updated to offer a truly global perspective in this field of extraordinary talent and thoughtfulness. Updated to include new sections devoted to assessment tools, care of patients with cancer, and the management of issues in the very young and the very old, this leading textbook covers all the new and emerging topics since its original publication in 1993. In addition, the multi-disciplinary natureof palliative care is emphasized throughout the book, covering areas from ethical and communication issues, the treatment of symptoms and the management of pain. The printed book is complemented with 12 months free access to the online version, which includes expanded chapter information and links from the references to primary research journal articles, ensuring this edition continues to be at the forefront of palliative medicine. This fifth edition of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine is dedicated to the memory of Professor Geoffrey Hanks, pioneer in the field of palliative medicine, and co-editor of the previous four editions. A truly comprehensive text, no hospital, hospice, palliative care service, or medicallibrary should be without this essential source of information.

Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Author: Andrew Davies
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0192632434
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Lesions of the oral cavity have an enormous impact on the quality of life of patients with advanced disease. They cause considerable morbidity and diminish a patient's physical and psychological well-being. Oral complications impair oral nutrition and can cause a variety of problems including malnutrition, anorexia, and cachexia. Psychological problems relate to the role that the oral cavity plays in communication and social life. This book provides comprehensive, clinically relevant, evidence-based guidelines on oral problems to ensure first rate care. The scientific foundations and research base for their management underpin the discussion throughout. A multi-disciplinary group of contributors provide authoritative guidelines on clinical features, investigations, and pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment, as well as complementary therapies. Chapters cover oral assessment, hygiene, domiciliary dental care, infections, taste disturbance, pain, HIV infection and AIDS, neurological diseases, and paediatric problems. Highly illustrated throughout, the book also includes an extensive colour plate section. This book should appeal to all members of the multi-disciplinary team working in palliative care, care of the dying and care of the elderly including hospice dentists and speech therapists working with chronically ill patients.

Clinical Pain Management Second Edition Acute Pain

Author: Pamela Macintyre
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781444109795
Release Date: 2008-09-26
Genre: Health & Fitness

Acute Pain brings coverage of this diverse area together in a single comprehensive clinical reference, from the basic mechanisms underlying the development of acute pain, to the various treatments that can be applied to control it in different clinical settings. Much expanded in this second edition, the volume reflects the huge advances that continue to be made in acute pain management. Part One examines the basic aspects of acute pain and its management, including applied physiology and development neurobiology, the drugs commonly used in therapy, assessment, measurement and history-taking, post-operative pain management and its relationship to outcome, and preventive analgesia. Part Two reviews the techniques used for the management of acute pain. Methods of drug delivery and non-pharmacological treatments including psychological therapies in adults and children and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation are considered here. Part Three looks at the many clinical situations in which acute pain can arise, and the methods of treatment that may be suitable in each circumstance, whether the patient is young or old, has pain due to surgery, trauma, medical illness or childbirth, or is undergoing rehabilitation. Issues specific to the management of acute pain in the developing world are also covered here.

Diagnosis of the Orthodontic Patient

Author: F. McDonald
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: UOM:39015041923957
Release Date: 1998-04-09
Genre: Medical

This concise book provides a sound basis for orthodontic diagnosis by both undergraduate and postgraduate dental students and general dental practitioners. Following an introductiory chapter on the development of normal dentition, the book provides a clear overview of the diagnostic process, and discusses how local and general factors can affect the final treatment plan. With a practical emphasis, the text discusses the advantages of different management strategies.

A Dictionary of Dentistry

Author: Robert Ireland
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191585025
Release Date: 2010-03-25
Genre: Medical

This first edition of A Dictionary of Dentistry provides over 4,500 definitions covering all the important terms and concepts used in dentistry today. Entries are written in clear and concise English without the use of unnecessary dental or medical jargon, and many entries are supplemented by detailed line drawings. The dictionary defines terms in a broad range of dental specialist areas including primary care, anatomy and comparative anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, radiography, radiology, orthodontics, periodontology, restorative dentistry, dental public health, paediatric dentistry, oral surgery, embryology, homeopathy, pharmacology, sedation, histology, implantology, ethics, and oral medicine. For completeness, some drugs, techniques, and instruments of historical interest have been included. It also includes a number of biographies of those who are considered to have made a highly significant contribution to dentistry. The principal muscles, nerves, arteries, veins, foramina, and sinuses of the head and neck together with illustrations are grouped together as appendices: also included is a further reading list, and a list of common symbols and abbreviations used in both the UK and America. A key feature of this book is the Dictionary of Dentistry companion website, which provides quick access to recommended web links for many entries, plus over 100 full-colour illustrations.. An essential guide for dental practitioners and dental students, it is also an invaluable reference source for all members of the dental team, medical practitioners, lawyers involved with members of the dental profession, and the general reader.