Author: Sri H. Ravi
Release Date: 2013-09-30
The Dentistry interview book is the number one selling dentistry book worldwide, providing an up-to-date review of the most common questions, with full answers and pointers on what the interviewers are looking for. Described as the 'essential guide', it is a vital resource as part of your preparation. Example question:Consider the case of nine year old Rebecca who comes in to surgery with her parents. This is her first dental visit. She has been kept awake with a painful tooth. Examination shows that she has several decayed teeth and that a lower right primary molar is causing the present pain. Rebecca is crying and climbing out of the dental chair. What is the best way to handle this situation.Clinically Rebecca's case draws on various themes. Without starting your undergraduate training you will not need to know about the clinical implications in detail. However, an understanding of the themes will make you stand out. A common answer is to indicate that some dentists may consider writing a brief referral letter to the local hospital for this tooth to be extracted with a general anaesthetic. The questions that you want to be thinking about clinically are:• Can this tooth be restored or does it need extraction?• What are the implications if I extract in the future (orthodontically can it have consequences)• Does the patient need General Anaesthetic or can this be managed within practice under Local Anaesthetic. • Rebecca has other dental needs as stated and has never attended a dentists before, how would I like to manage this to cause her the least upset?All of the above would require consideration of who would be consenting for the patient. In this case at 9 years old, the patient would require a parent or legal guardian to consent for her. 'Gillick Competence' allows for a child up to the age of eighteen to make their own decision regarding their care. However, the dentist must carefully assess that all the criteria for valid consent detailed in question four are present. There is particular emphasis placed on the patient's ability to understand and retain all the information given and communicate their reasoned decision. 'Gillick Competence' will be more relevant for scenarios where the child in question is slightly older. The ethical and legal responsibility to respect children as well as those who support them is essential in establishing strong professional relationships. In this particular situation explaining the options and offering choices will help the parents to make their decisions appropriately after understanding what's on offer, which in turn will increase the likelihood of co-operation, whichever option is finally decided upon.For Example:“The dentist should tell the family about the options and explain how the pain can be controlled with analgesics and a simple dressing. He /she should explain that it may be wise to slowly introduce Rebecca to dental care so that she becomes familiar with the dental environment before starting treatment. In this way he is enforcing the act of beneficence by acting in the patient's best interests and enabling the child's parents to make an informed decision- thereby enabling autonomy”Topics covered:GENERAL POINTS TO CONSIDER TRADITIONAL INTERVIEWS AND MMIS SCIENCE QUESTIONS ETHICAL QUESTIONS ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY PERSONAL QUALITIES ABOUT YOU WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION DENTAL & INDUSTRY DENTISTRY IN THE NHS CURRENT AFFAIRSWant to be tutored by the authors for your dentistry interview? Book them now at medinterview.com
Author: Sri Hari Ravi
Release Date: 2014-10-01
What makes a good dentist?How will you contribute to our university? Why dentistry?How are the recent changes in the NHS impacting dentists?The ability to provide compelling answers in the dentistry interview to questions like these is the difference between being offered a place and being rejected.The Dentistry interview book is an up-to-date review of the most common questions, with full answers and pointers on what the interviewers are looking for. Described as the 'essential guide', it is a vital resource as part of your preparation for the interview.
Author: Mary Miller
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-07-24
Mosby’s Textbook of Dental Nursing 2e covers the latest NEBDN curriculum and is suitable for all preregistration students and qualified dental nurses needing an up-to-date reference text. The new edition comes with an accompanying website which contains MCQs, a downloadable image bank, plus other exercises to help readers prepare for exams. Ideal for all pre-registration nursing students Friendly, no nonsense writing style makes learning easy Stunning Gray’s Anatomy artwork aids understanding of human structure and function Useful learning features include ‘Terms to Learn’, ‘Key Points’, and ‘Identify and Learn’ boxes Over 150 photographs further bring the subject to life! Fully updated throughout to incorporate all aspects of the NEBDN pre-registration syllabus Accompanying website includes MCQs and other helpful revision aids to help you prepare for exams Presents new information on aspects of anatomy, charting, drug allergy, minority and vulnerable groups, fire safety and security Discusses the latest guidance on the use of Social Media Downloadable image bank helps you prepare essays and assignments
Managing a dental practice has become increasingly complex in recent years, after changes within both the National Health Service and the private sector. Modern dental practice requires that dentists meet demanding business and management challenges as well as employing their clinical expertise. However, most dentists receive little or no formal training in practice management. In this book established management principles are applied specifically to dentistry. It shows how to best serve the interests of patients by effective management of staff, finances, premises and resources. It assumes no prior knowledge, is concise and offers clear, practical advice. It is the definitive guide for dentists, vocational trainees, dental students, practice managers and administrators, and a useful reference for those undertaking the DGDP and MGDS examinations.
This book compares the methods of surveillance prevention and control of communicable diseases in countries selected for their different situations and approaches. Based on a comprehensive study including local interviews with key individuals supported by relevant reports and documents it highlights the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches and suggests practical improvements for change. Consultants public health professionals nurses and support staff with an interest in communicable disease control will find this book to be valuable reading.
Author: Adam Cross
Release Date: 2017-04-21
Covering every aspect of the application process, from writing a winning personal statement, to interview techniques and career prospects, Getting into Dental School has all of the essential information would-be dental students need to secure a place on the course of their choice.
Author: Stephen Armstrong
Publisher: Verso Books
Release Date: 2017-11-14
Genre: Social Science
75 years after the Beveridge Report: The shocking extent of hardship in the UK Right now in the UK, 13 million people live in poverty; one in five children subsist below the poverty line. Figures such as these suggest devastating repercussions for health, education and life expectancy. The new poor, however, is an even larger group than these official statistics suggest, and its conditions are something new to our era. More often than not, these people are the working poor, living precariously and betrayed by austerity. In The New Poverty, Stephen Armstrong tells the stories of the most vulnerable in British society. He explores an unreported country, abandoned by politicians and stranded as the welfare state has shrunk. Furthermore, as benefit cuts continue into 2018 and beyond, Armstrong asks what will be the long-term impact of Brexit and—on the anniversary of the Beveridge Report—what we can do to keep the giants of indigence at bay.
Author: Robert Ireland
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-06-21
A must have companion for every dental nurse for the post-certification courses in oral health education, special care, sedation and orthodontics. It also now contains a brand new section introducing material for the new post-certification course in dental implant nursing. This second edition has been fully revised and updated in light of recent changes in the dental nursing profession – namely the NHS contract, compulsory registration and continuing professional development. User-friendly structure allows for it to be read from cover to cover or dipped into as required.
Author: Fiona Grist
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-06-20
The Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing is a must-have introduction for those seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this core area of clinical practice. Written in a clear and accessible format, with colour illustration throughout, the book is a guide for all dental nurses with an interest in orthodontics. It is designed to reflect sections of the syllabus of the Certificate in Orthodontic Dental Nursing. Chapters cover such key topics as tooth eruption patterns, removable and fixed appliances, de-bonding, and retention. There are also sections on care prior to treatment, including the requirements for a first appointment, and there is helpful guidance on maintaining motivation – particularly for young patients and their parents. Published in a compact format for portability and easy reference, this is a valuable addition to the Basic Guides series.
Author: Adam Kay
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Release Date: 2017-09-07
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
‘Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable.' - Stephen Fry The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller and Humour Book of the Year Winner of the Books Are My Bag Book of the Year Winner of iBooks' Book of the Year Welcome to the life of a junior doctor: 97-hour weeks, life and death decisions, a constant tsunami of bodily fluids, and the hospital parking meter earns more than you. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his time on the NHS front line. Hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking, this diary is everything you wanted to know – and more than a few things you didn't – about life on and off the hospital ward. As seen on ITV's Zoe Ball Book Club This edition includes extra diary entries and a new afterword by the author.