Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist: Edition 2

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Prepare for practice with the only book on local anesthesia written specifically for dental hygienists! Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist, 2nd Edition, provides complete instructions for the safe and effective administration of local anesthesia. Written by noted dental hygiene educator Demetra Logothetis, the first edition won a 2012 PROSE Honorable Mention award. This edition adds a new chapter on children and adolescent patients, plus new coverage of anesthetic agents and advanced techniques. With colorful and detailed illustrations showing dental anatomy and hundreds of clinical photos of injection techniques, as well as discussions of the Human Needs Paradigm to promote patient-centered care, this reference prepares you for success on board exams and confidence in practice.
  • Clear, approachable writing style
  • makes it easier to learn proper techniques and gain confidence, acknowledging not only the patient’s fear of injection but also the fears of the inexperienced clinician.
  • An outstanding art program features more than 500 full-color photographs and illustrations.
  • Technique and Procedures boxes provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions for performing specific procedures, including indications, contraindications, nerves and teeth affected, operator and patient positioning, insertion point, penetration, amount of anesthetic, and working time.
  • Color-coded anesthesia boxes match the color scheme developed and used by the ADA (American Dental Association) and help in choosing the best agent for the type of anesthesia required, providing images, selection tips, precautions, and maximum dosing information.
  • Review questions at the end of each chapter provide the opportunity to assess your understanding, and the Evolve companion website provides a 55-question mock examination and chapter practice quizzes.
  • Case studies make it easier to apply concepts to the clinical setting and to develop problem-solving skills.
  • Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes summarize key points and tips for optimal care.
  • Key terms are highlighted within the text and defined in the glossary.
  • Learning objectives begin each chapter and set goals for what you will accomplish; they also help you study for examinations.
  • A focus on the Human Needs Theory relates the administration of local anesthesia and dental hygiene care to the eight human needs.
  • Summary tables and boxes help you review and study concepts, procedures, and techniques.
  • Expert author Demetra Logothetis is a dental hygiene educator with 20 years of experience teaching local anesthesia and pain control.
  • End-of-chapter resources include lists of current, evidence-based literature for further research or study.
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Publisher
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
Feb 21, 2016
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Pages
376
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ISBN
9780323430494
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Dentistry / Dental Hygiene
Medical / Dentistry / General
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Your one-stop review for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE), Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, 7th Edition is the most trusted review and study tool on the market. A total of 2,500 review questions including four online timed practice exams -- all with answers and rationales for remediation -- make this book stand out as a student favorite. Already known for its in-depth coverage, an easy-to-use outline format, and expert authorship, this review parallels the NBDHE with case studies, the "testlet" format for community health and research content, an emphasis on computer-based testing, and coverage of dynamic areas such as infection control and local anesthesia administration. Expert author Michele Darby provides the NBDHE review tool you cannot afford to be without!A comprehensive review includes all the necessary content for the NBDHE, with 2,500 review questions including four simulated exams.A logical organization covers the three main areas of the NBDHE: (1) the scientific basis for dental hygiene practice, (2) the provision of clinical dental hygiene services, and (3) community health and research principles.NBDHE-style review questions offer practice and self-assessment relating to key content.A new 350-question examination complete with Components A and B mimics the format of the NBDHE and is included in the back of the book and on the companion Evolve website; it provides answers, rationales, and a timer function.Three additional timed simulated practice examinations are provided on the companion website for additional test-taking experience.Case-based questions prepare you for the case studies and scenarios emphasized on the NBDHE.An outline format allows for easy review and study.Illustrations, diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiographs help in recognizing suspected pathologic processes and interpreting radiographs.Tables and boxes summarize concepts and procedures.Unique! Website tables in each chapter provide a quick reference to key sites for further research and study.Expert authors are leading educators, researchers, and practitioners, each of whom has an in-depth knowledge of what it takes to succeed on the NBDHE. 1,450 NEW practice questions are added to this edition for a more complete review.Updated content reflects changes and advances in areas such as infection control, pharmacology, digital imaging, and local anesthesia administration.Expanded case studies promote critical thinking and provide practice with the complex cases that make up Component B of the examination.NEW full-color photographs, illustrations, and radiographs accurately represent dental conditions.Labeling and identification exercises are included, with electronic flashcards for added vocabulary practice.
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For courses in Pain Control, Local Anesthesia in Dentistry, and Nitrous Oxide Sedation (minimal sedation) in Dentistry.

Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals, 2/e provides a user-friendly, primary resource for instructors and students of pain control. This text is appropriate for both dental and dental hygiene students and provides step-by-step instructions that are also useful to practicing clinicians seeking to improve their skills or learn new injection techniques. In addition to the superb illustrations, step-by-step approach, and easy-to-understand language established in the first edition, the new second edition includes both local anesthesia and nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation. Extensive online resources and a companion technique DVD augment this text, providing a comprehensive resource for students and dental professionals.

Teaching and Learning Experience

Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals, 2/e provides unparalleled coverage in a straightforward, user-friendly format. It provides:

Comprehensive yet accessible content: The text is an all-in-one resource in local anesthesia for dental and dental hygiene students and professionals. Real-world learning: Chapters present practical expertise, case studies, and resources that will be referenced again and again. Extensive teaching and learning resources: Numerous text features and supplemental materials facilitate both teaching and learning.
More and more dental professionals are finding that N2O/O2 is a reliable and efficient method of relieving pain, fear, and apprehension in patients undergoing surgical procedures - and is quickly and easily reversed without unwanted side effects. The third edition of this unique chairside handbook is an invaluable resource for this method of sedation. It provides step-by-step techniques of all the uses of N2O/O2 as a means of pain and anxiety management, and is written at a level that can be easily understood by dental students and professionals of all levels.Step-by-step administration techniques and responses to frequently asked questions provide practical information for everyday use of N2O/O2.Concise, outline format and convenient, portable size make this handbook easy to use in the clinical setting.Current American Society of Anesthesiologists classification system familiarizes you with ASA guidelines for assessing patients with medical risk.Information on current equipment in analgesia delivery shows how each component works so you can see and compare what's new in the field.In-depth discussion of recovery from N2O/O2 helps you better determine when it's appropriate to release a patient.Sample forms (sedation record, informed consent, etc.) are provided - copy and use them as needed.New icons speed you to important information on indications, considerations, and contraindications for nitrous oxide.The latest information on biohazards provides current guidelines for proper monitoring.Increased content on pediatric sedation enables you to provide specialized care to younger patients.Expanded art program, including integral sections of color-coded equipment, improving your understanding of proper handling and procedures.Additional step-by-step photos highlight the most current techniques and equipment.
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