"Being an A5 paperback, it is an excellent resource that can handily be carried around. I would highly recommend it to any student studying dentistry. It is also a good reference for other members of the dental team." Reviewed by: M. L. T. LO, Bristish Dental Journal, Date: Aug 2014Over 300 illustrations clarify and enhance definitions.Bolded pronunciations indicate terms you can hear on the companion website.Practical appendices (in print and online) provide a reference to abbreviations, clinical oral structures, anesthesia color codes, implants, and more.Colored thumb tabs make it easy to locate definitions quickly.Portable size offers convenience as a chair-side or computer-side reference.A flexible cover provides durability.NEW illustrations include pathology, anatomy, dental materials, and radiology images, clarifying definitions and bringing terms to life. NEW companion website includes over 5,000 audio pronunciations, an expanded image collection, and videos and animations.
Help students become Certified Dental Assistants (CDAs) or pass their local and state exams with this Revised Reprint of our best-selling test-preparation resource. Now mapped to the 2015 CDA exam blueprint, this revised edition features more than five times the practice of the CDA exam with a total of 1,825 multiple-choice questions that cover all the standard topics and procedures specific to dental assisting. A companion website includes a database of exam questions and custom test generator with time-clock functionality, plus new questions that correspond to expanded functions in certain states to give students realistic practice for any certification exam.NEW! Fully revised to map to the 2015 CDA exam blueprintNEW! Now with more than five times the practice of the CDA exam, nearly 850 new questions give you more opportunities master content and gain test-taking confidence.NEW & UNIQUE! An additional 150 questions that correspond to existing and new expanded functions in certain states ensure that you are prepared for exam success in any state you wish to practice.NEW & UNIQUE! Companion website includes a database of exam questions and a custom test generator to mimic the CDA exam, along with the expanded functions questions grouped by state and topic to give you real-world test-taking experience.
A Patterson Dental EagleSoft CD-ROM (included with the workbook) provides you with valuable realistic practice experience with this widely used software program.
Expert author Betty Ladley Finkbeiner is a leading authority in dental assisting education with many years of experience and many publications to her credit.
Key terms are bolded and defined at the end of each chapter, putting new vocabulary at your fingertips.
Summary tables and boxes make it easy to find key information.
Practice Note boxes highlight and summarize important concepts.
Chapter outlines and objectives introduce material and serve as checkpoints for reference or study.
End-of-chapter learning activities include review questions and suggested activities for better comprehension of the material.
Useful appendixes provide easy-to-find resources including a review of grammar to promote proper business communication, common medical abbreviations, and a listing of dental terminology.A NEW two-column format makes the book more compact and easier to read.
A new focus on paperless technology and updated illustrations and photos of traditional paperwork keep you up to date with current practices.
Expanded coverage of information security includes the latest on keeping communications secure within the office environment.
Updated coverage of financial procedures includes information on electronic banking, record keeping, and tax forms.
Evolve resources for students include online access to EagleSoft practice exercises that use actual screen shots to illustrate proper procedures and potential pitfalls, along with updates to content, working forms and templates, and crossword puzzles for vocabulary review.
A workbook provides exercises using the practice management software, plus summaries of textbook content, learning objectives, practice questions and answers, critical thinking exercises, and Internet assignments. Sold separately.
NEW! Greater emphasis on patient safety includes highlighted information throughout the text to address this crucial aspect of nursing care in today's health care arena. NEW! Increased focus on evidence-based guidelines for all procedures and skills ensure the information is helping you provide the best care possible.NEW! Thoroughly updated content throughout the book places a focus on the latest information on temperature measurement techniques, IV medications and administration, burn assessment, emergency and wound care, nutrition, child development, and infection control.
NEW! Greater emphasis on patient safety includes highlighted information throughout the text to address this crucial aspect of nursing care in today's health care arena. NEW! Increased focus on evidence-based guidelines for all procedures and skills ensure the information is helping you provide the best care possible.
From Abilify to Zyrtec and nearly every drug in between, Mosby's Drug Reference for Health Professions, 3rd Edition is the must-have item for every aspiring health professional. In fact, it's the only drug book on the market written specifically for health professionals! Filled with vital details your students need to know about patient medications, this updated edition features concise, reliable information that is easy to navigate and simple to follow. Key details are presented in short monographs for 1,000 generic drugs (including 4,500 trade-name drugs) that are listed alphabetically. Precautions and considerations sections are tailored to circumstances your students will face on the job. Make certain they have the most relevant information on hand for their studies and for clinical practice with Mosby's Drug Reference for Health Professions, 3rd Edition!
A Color Atlas of Human Anatomycontains 43 pages of clearly labeled drawings for easy A&P review and reference.
Over 56,000 comprehensive, authoritative, high-quality definitions— including expanded definitions for selected entries, particularly major diseases, disorders, and procedures — offer the latest information on pathophysiology, treatment and interventions, and nursing care.
23 appendixes— 13 in the dictionary and 10 on the companion Evolve website — offer quick access to useful reference information, such as lab values, symbols and abbreviations, language translation guides, pharmacology, infection control standards, conversion tables, and clinical calculations.
A strict, common-sense alphabetical organizationwith no subentries makes it easy to find key terms and definitions. NEW! Over 300 new and updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions and reflect current health care practice and equipment. NEW! Approximately 11,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care, drugs, and nursing terminology. NEW! Editor Marie O’Toole, EdD, RN, FAAN lends her expertise to this new edition, reviewing and revising all definitions and assembling a team of leading consultants and contributors.
Over 56,000 comprehensive, authoritative, high-quality definitionsinclude expanded definitions for selected entries, particularly major diseases, disorders, and procedures.
A Color Atlas of Human Anatomycontains 43 pages of clearly labeled drawings for easy A&P review and reference.
Quick-reference appendixesoffer quick access to useful reference information, such as commonly used abbreviations, language translation guides, American sign language, and more. A strict, common-sense alphabetical organization with no subentries makes it easy to find key terms and definitions.NEW! Over 300 new and updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions and reflect current health care practice and equipment.
NEW! Approximately 11,000 new and revised definitionsreflect the latest developments in health care.
NEW! Editor Marie O’Toole, EdD, RN, FAANlends her expertise to this new edition, reviewing and revising all definitions and assembling a team of leading consultants and contributors.
Durable and buoyant waterproof paper can be written on and wiped off as needed.
Handy bookmark/ruler easily slides in and out and includes a variety of important measurements including inches, millimeters, pupillary size, pain rating, and heart rate.
Pocket size format and spiral binding makes this book easy to carry and use in any clinical setting.
Commonly used but rarely memorized clinical information, such as charts, graphs, formulas, conversions, and lab values, is included to help you have vital information right on hand to deliver safe and effective nursing care. Tabs for obstetric, pediatric, and geriatric information enables you to easily find information to treat these specialized populations.Printed on waterproof and stain-resistant paper, this durable reference is tough enough for any clinical setting and will even float if it falls into water.A ruler with selected standard measurements slides in and out of the spiral binding and serves as a handy bookmark.All information is HIPAA and OSHA compliant to keep you current with the latest practice standards and guidelines.A new Geriatrics tab offers quick access to information specific to caring for older adults.Vital Signs and Assessment are combined in one section for quick reference.New and expanded information on emergency care provides essential guidelines for treating stroke patients, assessing trauma patients, and responding to cardiopulmonary arrest.Additional patient teaching resources, such as reliable web sites and cancer screening recommendations, help you communicate more effectively with your patients.
Logical, easy-to-find sections are organized and based on the OT Framework covering evaluation, intervention, intervention plan, and service management, making it easy to find essential facts, procedures, and applications.
UNIQUE! Expert Advice tips and Pearls provide helpful pediatric and geriatric information that can be applied in the clinical setting.
Basic guidelines refer back to leading textbooks, Pedretti’s Occupational Therapy and Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapist Assistant, for more detailed information.
Coverage of all patient populations includes adult, pediatric, mental health, and neurological conditions.
Convenient index makes it easy to locate tools you need to evaluate or treat a specific region or area.
Pocket size and lay-flat binding provide convenience and portability for easy reference.
OUTSTANDING FEATURES Special atlas sections break down complex information accompanied by descriptive diagrams and photographs to further explain sources of occlusal disorders and related pain. Hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations show problems and procedures. Procedure boxes offer step-by-step explanations of specific procedures. Important Considerations boxes in the Treatment chapters outline treatment plans and describe what is to be accomplished. Programmed treatment planning, a specific process that guides a clinician through every step for solving even the most complex restorative or esthetic challenge. The role of TMJs and occlusion in "everyday" dentistry. The role of occlusion in orofacial pain and TMD, and in anterior esthetics. Simplified occlusal equilibration and how to explain this process to patients. The functional matrix concept for exceptional, foolproof smile design. The five options for occlusal correction and how to apply them to practice. Use and abuse of occlusal sprints. Coordinating occlusal treatment with specialists for a fully interdisciplinary approach. Specific criteria for success and how to test for each.
Treatment supported by clinical evidence equips students with a more targeted evidence-based approach to patient procedures.NEW! Emphasis on treatment planning helps decrease the number of visits while providing effective, long-term results for the patient.NEW! Focus on the patient presentation offers the latest treatment options for bone harvesting, restoration and recovery.NEW! Original illustrations and photos highlight and clarify key clinical concepts and techniques.
The drugs are grouped according to their class of action or use for a specific condition. Every effort has been made to ensure that drug selection and dosage is in accordance with current recommendations and practice. It is not intended to be all-inclusive, but is provided to give an overview at the pharmaceuticals available and the protocols that have been developed. The number at medications within each category has intentionally been limited so that the booklet may be conveniently placed in an apparel pocket. Oral pathologists and other clinicians who have an interest in oral medicine have successfully used the specialized protocols listed. Some regimens are off-label use.
Prepared by authors of international renown, the Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry presents a volume that takes the reader far beyond the technical skills that are needed to treat disorders of the childhood dentition and instead delivers a whole philosophy of integrative patient care.
Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, the Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry is written in a friendly ‘how to’ manner and contains useful ‘pull out’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires. Exploring a variety of topics, the book includes discussion of child development, practical communication skills and advice on how to deal with behavioural problems. Clinical topics include the management of caries, fluoridation, restorative dentistry, pulp therapy, trauma management, oral medicine and pathology, dental anomalies, and the treatment of medically compromised children. Chapters also explore the use of orthodontics, the management of cleft lip and palate and speech, language and swallowing.
The Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry has become an essential chairside and bedside companion for all practitioners caring for children and is suitable for undergraduate dental students, general dental practitioners, specialist paediatric dentists, orthodontists and paediatricians.Established as the foremost available comprehensive handbook on paediatric dentistry
Prepared in an ‘easy-to-digest’ fashion – which allows for quick reference and easy reading
Contains over 550 full colour line artworks, photographs and tables together with ‘Clinical Hints’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires
Sets out the essentials for managing conditions such as clefting disorders, haematological and endocrine disorders, congenital cardiac disease, disorders of metabolism, organ transplantation and cancer in children as well as more familiar presentations such as dental trauma, oral infections and caries
Detailed appendices provide the reader with information that is often difficult to find and which may be overlooked
Designed specifically to give all practitioners confidence when managing children
Convenient handbook size ensures that the book can be easily referred to in the clinical setting
Endorsed by the Australasian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry~Improved layout and completely new colour illustrations
Expanded section on sedation and use of nitrous oxide
Includes details from the most recent international guidelines
Cases expanded to show 20 year follow-up
Includes the latest research findings in orthodontics
Fully updated section on clefting problems
See the practical important of anatomy from illustrated clinical examples in each chapter.
Review essential concepts easily with tables that display the maximum amount of information in an at-a-glance format.
Master anatomy for the head and neck and beyond, including upper limbs, thorax, and abdomen.
Stay current on hot topics like cone beam CT imaging, intraoral injections, and anesthesia.
Recognize the context and clinical relevance of head and neck anatomy through additional coverage of dental procedures.
Prepare effectively for the dental boards with over 100 multiple-choice questions.
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The new “bible” for NBDE Part II preparation! This high-yield, comprehensive review of topics examined on the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) Part II is written for dental students by recent dental graduates who aced the boards.Written for students by students who aced the exam, and reviewed by top dental school faculty Hundreds of high-yield facts and mnemonics boost exam-day performance Five case studies for top performance on the case-based component of the NBDE Part II Four-page color insert of images 100+ clinical images and illustrations you must know on exam day
For the ultimate NBDE study package, be sure to purchase First Aid for the NBDE Part 1.