Patient Assessment Tutorials A Step by Step Procedures Guide for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Jill S. Nield-Gehrig
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451131482
Release Date: 2013-01-07
Genre: Medical

The ability to accurately assess patients is vital to the practice of Dental Hygiene—a complete and accurate assessment is the starting point to providing thorough patient care. Patient Assessment Tutorials takes you through the process of patient assessment, and provides you with information on both the actual physical assessment as well as effective patient communication. The highly visual, step-by-step style teaches you vital assessment processes quickly and thoroughly. Excellent features include detailed, full-color illustrations and photographs to visually guide you through procedures and techniques, case studies and personal accounts that bring the content to life, and more.

Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Jill Shiffer Nield-Gehrig
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781784875
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Medical

Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "full-color versions of the clinical photographs and comprehensive simulated patient cases from the book."--P. [4] of cover.

Color Atlas of Common Oral Diseases

Author: Robert P. Langlais
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 1496332083
Release Date: 2016-04-15
Genre: Medical

Featuring over 800 clear, high-quality photographs and radiographic illustrations, this fully updated 5th Edition of Color Atlas of Common Oral Diseases is designed throughout to help readers recognize and identify oral manifestations of local or systemic diseases. The new edition includes expanded and updated content and is enhanced by new images, new case studies, a stronger focus on national board exam prep, and more. The book's easy-to-navigate, easy-to-learn-from standard format consists of two-page spreads that provide a narrative overview on one page with color illustrations on the facing page. To integrate oral diagnosis, medicine, pathology, and radiology, the overviews emphasize the clinical description of oral lesions, cover the nature of various disease processes, and provide a brief discussion of cause and treatment options. Features: An increased focus on national exam preparation is reflected in end-of-chapter questions, entities, cases, and images. Differential Diagnosis Tables added to each section help students distinguish a particular disease or condition from others that have a similar appearance. Coverage of new entities, such as Radiopaque Lesions of the Jaw, have been added. Additional content on Facial & Neck Lesions has been added. A greatly expanded Radiographs section includes 30 new images and up-to-date content. Approximately 85 new images enhance the book's unparalleled photo and illustration program. New Student Resources: Case Studies (five per chapter) expand students' opportunities to apply what they've learned to clinical situations. Select Disease Fact Sheets and an image bank. A reader-friendly organization presents clinical and radiographic features of common diseases found in the oral cavity according to location, color, surface change, and radiographic appearance. Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus their studies by setting forth what they need to know after completing the chapter. Color-coded sections with tabs organize information into logical sections to help students locate information quickly. Highlighted key words draw student attention to important concepts. Case studies(80 in all) give students an opportunity to apply their knowledge to clinical situations and prepare for the National Board Examinations. A comprehensive Glossary offers clear, simple definitions for key terms. Expanded instructors' resources and all-new student resources save instructors time and help students succeed.

Oral Radiology

Author: Stuart C. White
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323096331
Release Date: 2013-12-12
Genre: Medical

With more than 1,000 high-quality radiographs and illustrations, Oral Radiology: Principles and Interpretation, 7th Edition visually demonstrates the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology along with their clinical application. First, you'll gain a solid foundation in radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection. Then you'll learn intraoral and extraoral imaging techniques, including specialized techniques such as MRI and CT. The second half of the book focuses on how to recognize the radiographic features of pathologic conditions and interpret radiographs accurately. This edition also includes new chapters on forensics and cone-beam imaging. Written by oral radiology experts Stuart White and Michael Pharoah, this bestselling book helps you provide state-of-the-art care! An easy-to-follow format simplifies the key radiographic features of each pathologic condition, including location, periphery, shape, internal structure, and effects on surrounding structures - placed in context with clinical features, differential diagnosis, and management.UPDATED information addresses the etiology and diagnosis of diseases and pathologic conditions in the orofacial region.Updated coverage of all aspects of oral radiology includes the entire predoctoral curriculum.A wide array of radiographs including advanced imaging such as MRI and CT.Hundreds of drawings are updated and rendered in full color.Case studies apply imaging concepts to real-world scenarios. Expert contributors include many authors with worldwide reputations.Chapter bibliographies and suggested readings make it easier to conduct further research. NEW chapter on cone-beam imaging keeps you current with emerging field requirements.NEW coverage of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) includes more of the normal anatomy of cross-sectional images of the maxilla and mandible along with variations of normal anatomy.NEW! An eBook version makes the content interactive and portable, and shows radiographs in high resolution.

Fundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation Advanced Root Instrumentation

Author: Jill S. Nield-Gehrig
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781769922
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Now in full color, with over 1,400 photographs and illustrations, the Sixth Edition of this market-leading text is a step-by-step, highly visual guide to the how-to's of periodontal instrumentation. It takes students from basic skills such as patient positioning, intraoral finger rests, and basic instrumentation, all the way to advanced techniques such as assessment of periodontal patients and instrumentation of multirooted teeth, root concavities, and furcation areas. Critical thinking activities and patient cases promote application of concepts and problem-solving skills. A brand-new bonus DVD packaged with this edition includes video clips demonstrating the techniques covered in the book.

Dental Radiography

Author: Joen Iannucci
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323297509
Release Date: 2016-06-15
Genre: Medical

Introducing the essential companion for dental imaging success! Dental Radiography: A Workbook and Laboratory Manual is a concise, comprehensive solution for both dental assisting and dental hygiene students. Joen Iannucci and Laura Jansen Howerton have written this exciting new resource as the perfect companion to the bestselling Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques text. This unique hybrid product is organized into two distinct sections — (1) a student workbook with review questions and activities that reinforce core knowledge and (2) a laboratory manual with step-by-step instructions and competency evaluations for essential hands-on skills.. Combined with the bestselling textbook, the content review exercises and laboratory procedures help you link theory and technique to promote the mastery of clinical skills necessary for professional practice success. UNIQUE! Hybrid approach combines workbook-like review with step-by-step procedures Comprehensive coverage of all major dental radiography topics Straightforward writing style focused on need-to-know content, practice, and application Case studies and critical thinking questions Hands-on activities Written exercises, including identification/labeling, short-answer, fill-in-the-blank, matching, crossword puzzles, and more Peer and self-assessments in each laboratory exercise Team activities More than 350 illustrations and photographs UNIQUE! Spiral binding for easy chairside use

Dental Hygiene

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 1455745863
Release Date: 2014-08-28
Genre: Medical

Featuring video demonstrations of key dental hygiene skills, Elsevier's Dental Hygiene Procedures Videos provide step-by-step instructions for many basic and advanced dental hygiene procedures. Narrated video along with closed-captioning makes it easy to follow along and learn to perform procedures before you work with actual patients. Video procedures range from patient assessment to periodontal instrumentation, preventive techniques, patient education, laboratory dental materials, care of periodontal and special needs patients, and administration of local anesthesia. Available online, Dental Hygiene Procedures Videos are an ideal supplement to lectures and laboratory demonstrations and a perfect study and preparation tool at home or on the go! A total of 54 procedures are demonstrated step by step, with more than four hours of video showing skills that span the entire dental hygiene curriculum. Core dental hygiene skills include assessment, instrumentation, prevention, patient education, and dental materials, plus additional procedures involving special patient types. Local anesthetic injection videos provide detailed guidelines on this advanced and complex area of dental hygiene, useful for states in which administration by dental hygienists is permitted. Streamlined video instruction bridges the gap between lectures and laboratory demonstrations, boosting your comprehension and better preparing you to care for patients. A blend of video, audio narration, closed-captioning, and printable scripts is ideal for a variety of learning styles and needs. Also available as a money-saving package with Darby and Walsh's textbook, Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, 4th Edition.

Preventing Medical Emergencies

Author: Frieda Atherton Pickett
Publisher: Lww
ISBN: 1451194188
Release Date: 2014-07-10
Genre: Medical

Preventing Medical Emergencies, 3e, is the only book on the market to provide dental professionals, hygienists, and assistants with step-by-step procedures for identifying risk factors and potential emergencies "before "they occur. Organized to follow the most recent American Dental Association Health History form, the book includes easy-to-find follow-up questions for all conditions, along with clinically relevant treatment plan modifications and strategies for preventing and managing specific emergencies. The authors cover general pathophysiology, medical management of patients with compromised health, screening techniques for identifying patients at risk for complications, as well as ways to manage in-office emergencies, such as adverse drug interactions. Case studies throughout the book explore a wide range of medical conditions and bring concepts to life, while a wide range of self-test, review, and case study questions help readers master key concepts and procedures. The Third Edition features the latest professional guidelines, new information on clinical management of patients with special needs, enhanced teaching resources, and much more.

Mosby s Dental Hygiene

Author: Susan J. Daniel
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 032300993X
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Medical

This comprehensive textbook/CD-ROM learning system is designed to revolutionize the way in which students learn and apply dental hygiene concepts. It teaches the fundamentals of clinical practice and focuses on actively engaging the reader in the learning process. By partnering interactive exercises and video segments on CD-ROM with textbook material and related cases, this outstanding tool reinforces dental hygiene concepts and procedures on a number of levels. Students don't just learn information, they use it. In addition, all topics in the text are directly related to the American Dental Education Association's Competencies for Entry into the Profession of Dental Hygiene*ensuring that this resource is practical, useful, and invaluable to anyone learning dental hygiene.

Principles of Dental Imaging

Author: Olaf E. Langland
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781729653
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Medical

This new edition successfully combines elements of radiographic technique with interpretation information for readers. Five sections cover the concepts of radiologic imaging, radiographic techniques and procedures, special imaging techniques, radiation health, and assessment and interpretation. Based on the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology guidelines published by the American Association of Dental Schools, this unique book features numerous high-quality photographs, radiographs, and line drawings. New information on digital radiography, radiation health, periodontal disease, and image assessment is included, as well as chapter review questions, case-based questions, and workshop and laboratory exercises. To help readers prepare for certification, sample multiple-choice and case-based questions for the National and State Board Certification Examinations are also included.

Dental Radiography

Author: Joen Iannucci
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323297431
Release Date: 2016-02-17
Genre: Medical

Set yourself up for success with this must-have oral radiography text. Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques gives you a comprehensive foundation for the safe, effective use of radiation in the modern dental office. This combination textbook and training manual features easy-to-understand content combined with step-by-step techniques and a stellar art program to help you apply what you’ve learned to practice. Plus, new content focuses on pediatrics and the latest in digital and three-dimensional technology! Comprehensive coverage offers all the information you need to know to prepare for board exams. Step-by-step procedures help ensure technique mastery and serve as a valuable reference tool. Technique Tips help you to recognize and prevent the most common performance pitfalls. Quiz questions provide valuable self-assessment of important concepts. Key terminology is highlighted in chapter discussions and defined in a back-of-book glossary. Learning objectives and chapter summaries serve as goal-setting study tools. EXPANDED! Content on pediatrics/adolescents, digital imaging, and three-dimensional radiography ensures that you’re prepared to practice in the modern dental office. UPDATED! Art program depicts the newest technology and equipment and includes new illustrations of anatomy and technique. UNIQUE! Helpful Hint boxes isolate challenging material and offer tips to aid your understanding. NEW! Laboratory Manual provides workbook-style questions and activities to reinforce concepts and step-by-step instructions for in-clinic experiences. UNIQUE! Chapter on three-dimensional imaging helps you to prepare to enter private practice. UNIQUE! Full-color presentation helps you comprehend complex content.

Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry

Author: Richard L. Wynn
Publisher: Lexi-Comp
ISBN: 1591953340
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Genre: Medical

Overview The Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry, 20th Edition, is the best-selling dental reference designed for dental professionals seeking clinically relevant information on medications, OTCs and herbal products. Benefits Information is presented in an easy-to-use, two-column format, with medications alphabetically indexed by brand and generic names as well as index terms. Within individual drug monographs, dental- specific fields are highlighted in red, a timesaving feature within an information-rich resource. Drug content is complemented by special sections dedicated to medically compromised patients, specific oral conditions and sample prescriptions.