Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing

Author: Mary Miller,Crispian Scully

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702062375

Category: Dental assistants

Page: 464

View: 1727

Richly illustrated in stunning full colour throughout, this new volume builds on the success of the previous edition and covers everything you need to know to get through your exams safely with the minimum of stress. Prepared in a 'no nonsense', easy-to-read fashion, Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing, second edition, covers the A-Z of the latest curriculum and contains an array of helpful 'pull out' boxes and other learning features to help you recall key facts. Fully updated with the latest information on legislation and professional practice - including the appropriate use of Social Media - this volume includes updated and new information on anatomy, charting, drug allergy, governance and care of minority and vulnerable groups. Prepared by leading authorities in the field, Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing, second edition is ideal for candidates sitting NEBDN exams, as well as serving as a ready reference for fully qualified dental nurses and therapists in the hospital, community or general practice setting.
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Mosby's Review Questions for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination - E-Book

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323226310

Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 7214

Offering the most realistic NBDHE review and practice available, Mosby's Review Questions for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination includes both a print book and companion website to prepare you for exam success. In the book, you’ll review with more than 1,250 Component A practice questions — with each answer including a rationale for both correct and incorrect answer options. Online, you can review the same questions plus an additional 420 case-based items related to Component B in 1) practice mode or 2) timed, exam-simulation mode with randomized tests that match the number and distribution of questions on the NBDHE. From a team of dental hygiene experts including lead editor Barbara Bennett, this Q&A resource is an excellent supplement to any NBDHE content review book! More than 1,680 multiple-choice questions provide comprehensive practice spanning the entire NBDHE, with 1,250+ items relating to Component A — more than six times the number of questions on the actual exam! — and 420 case-based questions related to Component B. Rationales accompany each question, fully explaining why each answer choice is either correct or incorrect and thus serving as secondary content review. Distribution of questions matches each category on the NBDHE test specifications, ensuring that you have adequate practice for each content area. An Evolve companion website includes all 1,250+ questions from the book plus additional case studies with color images and accompanying questions, available either in practice mode with instant feedback or in exam-simulation format with results and feedback provided at the end of the exam. A test creator and timer on Evolve generates NBDHE-style tests that mimic the number and distribution of questions on the NBDHE and also provides realistic practice with time management during the exam. 16 detailed case studies on Evolve, each of which includes a patient medical/dental history, completed periodontal chart, oral radiographs, clinical photographs, and 20-35 multiple-choice questions for patients in the five main categories covered on the NBDHE (adult periodontitis, pediatric, geriatric, special needs, and medically compromised). References to text sources make it easy to review or find more information on specific topics.
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Mosby's Orthodontic Review

Author: Jeryl D. English,Sercan Akyalcin,Timo Peltomaki,Kate Litschel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323186971

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 8515

With a concise, focused review of orthodontic concepts and current clinical information, including diagnosis, treatment planning, and clinical treatment, MOSBY'S ORTHODONTIC REVIEW is the resource you need to achieve the best results for success on competency examinations as well as excellent clinical outcomes. From foundational concepts to more subjective areas of treatment planning and clinical treatment, this book includes a wealth of information from distinguished educators, recent graduates, and practicing professionals to help you prepare for the NBDE, Part II and the ABO written and clinical examinations. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Content is designed to prepare you for the NBDE, Part II and the ABO written and clinical examinations to help you achieve the best results. Detailed illustrations provide a visual guide to conditions, techniques, diagnoses, key concepts, and more with case study photos that detail treatment from a patient’s initial exam to completion. Proven question and answer format covers the key information for each topic and helps prepare you for certification exams.
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Mosby's Review for the NBDE

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323225683

Category: Medical

Page: 472

View: 4757

Perfect for those who have passed Part I of the National Dental Board Exam and are preparing for Part II, the new second edition of Mosby's Review for the NBDE, Part II includes all the review and testing practice you need to pass Part II. Edited by Frank Dowd, a recognized authority in the dental field, and authored by experts in each of the 4 subject areas, this complete exam review utilizes an easy-to-use outline format that mirrors the topic progression of the NBDE. Content review includes the most up-to-date information on all the basic biomedical and dental sciences that are covered in Part II of the NBDE - including Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery and Pain Control, Oral Diagnosis, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Patient Management, Periodontics, Pharmacology, and Prosthodontics. This review companion also comes loaded with endless practice questions reflecting the latest question types, customizable testing modes, and hundreds informative examples and illustrations. Easy-to-use outline format organizes essential data and key points in a clean, streamlined fashion.Exam-based progression of topics presents sections and topics in the same order as they appear on the actual exam.Practice exams with approximately 450 questions appear at the end of the book along with the correct answers and rationales. Approximately 400 diagrams and photographs provide visual evidence to support key biomedical and dental topics.Tables and text boxes provide supplementary information and emphasize important data from the text. NEW! Online resources on the companion Evolve website include: Database of exam questionsTimed practice examsCustom test generator to mimic the NBDE IISample casesAnswers and rationalesDownloadable appsNEW! Practice and testing modes for NBDE II review allow you to test yourself via category or in a testing format that allows you to create an unlimited number of unique practice tests with instant feedback.UPDATED! New test items types in practice exams include multiple correct answer, extended matching, and answer ordering question types that are found on the latest NBDE exam from the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE).
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Reinforced Periodontal Instrumentation and Ergonomics for the Dental Care Provider

Author: Diane Millar

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781799447

Category: Medical

Page: 41

View: 3803

This flip-chart book contains full-color photographs and step-by-step instructions demonstrating new, more efficient and ergonomic techniques for scaling teeth. These reinforced instrumentation techniques utilize both hands while scaling to apply more lateral pressure to the blade and increase control. Reinforced instrumentation techniques for each area of the mouth are shown. Each page presents photos comparing the ideal reinforcement technique with the conventional technique, shows how to implement protective ergonomic hand, wrist, arm, and sitting/standing positions, and demonstrates the use of magnification to see the working area clearly. The book also includes tips on stretching to help prevent cumulative trauma disorders.
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Parish Nursing

Development, Education, and Administration

Author: Phyllis Ann Solari-Twadell,Mary Ann McDermott

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323034005

Category: Medical

Page: 345

View: 3909

Written by a multidisciplinary panel of experts, this comprehensive text and reference presents a fundamental understanding of all aspects of parish nursing, providing in-depth information essential to understanding the ministry of a parish nursing practice. This is the only text in parish nursing that addresses the role of the parish nurse administrator, and includes suggested policies and procedures as well as recommendations for competency development for parish nurses.
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Oral Pathology

Clinical Pathologic Correlations

Author: Joseph A. Regezi,James J. Sciubba,Richard C. K. Jordan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323297684

Category: Electronic books

Page: 496

View: 6724

Diagnose oral diseases quickly and accurately! Oral Pathology: Clinical Pathologic Correlations, 7th Edition presents diseases and conditions by appearance and presentation, so that you can easily identify and plan treatment for common oral and paraoral problems. An atlas-style overview of pathologic conditions opens the book, and then each chapter describes pathologies in detail - depicting each with full-color clinical photos and photomicrographs. In addition to covering the latest advances in oral pathology, this edition includes new radiographic images demonstrating advanced imaging techniques. Expert educators Joseph Regezi, James Sciubba, and Richard Jordan provide a quick reference that's ideal for the lab, NBDE review, or chairside use! Organization of oral and maxillofacial diseases by clinical appearance - such as red-blue lesions or pigmented lesions - matches what you would expect to see upon a patient's presentation, and provides a practical tool for developing differential diagnoses and planning treatment. Nearly 1,000 full-color clinical photographs, photomicrographs, radiographs, and drawings help you learn to identify lesions and disease states. An atlas-style Clinical Overview section makes it easy to find key information, with one page showing clinical photos of common conditions and the facing page listing symptoms, causes, and significance. Nearly 200 summary boxes and tables offer clear, at-a-glance information on the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment for many conditions. Correlation of histopathology with clinical features of oral diseases assists the clinician in recognizing specific conditions and developing differential diagnoses and rational treatment approaches. Student resources on an Evolve companion website include 30 case studies, interactive lecture modules, and a 150-question practice exam to prepare you for the NBDE and for clinical practice. UPDATED content reflects current information and the latest advances in oral and maxillofacial pathology.
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Preservation and Restoration of Tooth Structure

Author: Graham J. Mount,Wyatt R. Hume,Hien C. Ngo,Mark S. Wolff

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118766563

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 8993

Combining the approaches of preventative and restorative dentistry, this is a revised and updated guide to the clinical techniques and procedures necessary for managing tooth disorders and disease. Introduces minimally invasive dentistry as a model to control dental disease and then restore the mouth to optimal form, function, and aesthetics Contains several student-friendly features, including a new layout, line drawings and clinical photographs to illustrate key concepts Covers fundamental topics, including the evolutionary biology of the human oral environment; caries management and risk assessment; remineralization; principles of cavity design; lifestyle factors; choices between restorative materials and restoration management Includes a companion website with self-assessment exercises for students and a downloadable image bank for instructors
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Clinical Practice in Correctional Medicine

Author: Michael Puisis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323032656

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 9344

Written and edited by 40 practitioners in prison systems and public health from all over the USA, this critically acclaimed text comprehensively covers the medical issues specific to the correctional setting-essential, practical information not available in other books. It explores all major areas of correctional medicine, from intake to hospice care-including clinical management of diseases common among the incarcerated, ethical concerns, organization of health services delivery, patient-provider relations, legal issues, and more. The 2nd Edition delivers completely new sections on nursing and emergency services in the correctional setting, as well as new chapters on hepatitis C, geriatric care, end-of-life care, telemedicine, and other timely subjects. Explores important topics including direct clinical care, chronic and infectious disease prevention and care, women's health in correctional facilities, alcohol and drug abuse, emergencies, nursing issues, dental care, juvenile care, preventive health issues, quality improvement, ethical and legal issues, and end-of-life care. Covers all major areas of mental health care, including suicide prevention, outpatient mental health programming, crisis intervention, and the behaviorally disordered patient. Offers chapters on sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis co-authored with representatives of the Centers for Disease Control, to provide reliable information on screening for these diseases consistent with national guidelines. Presents completely new sections on The Correctional Nurse and Emergency Services. Features new chapters on Hepatitis C in Corrections, Psychiatric Nursing, Self-inflicted Injury, Methadone in Corrections, Annual Health Examinations, Telemedicine in Correctional Facilities, Geriatric Care in Correctional Facilities, and End of Life Care in Prisons and Jails.
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Mosby's Review for the NBDE

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323225691

Category: Medical

Page: 488

View: 5831

Get all the review and testing practice you need to pass the NBDE Part II! Providing the most up-to-date information on the biomedical and dental sciences addressed in Part II of the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) — including Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery and Pain Control, Oral Diagnosis, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Patient Management, Periodontics, Pharmacology, and Prosthodontics — this complete exam review features an easy-to-use outline format that mirrors the topic progression of the NBDE. Plus, it’s loaded with informative examples and illustrations, endless practice questions reflecting the latest question types, and customizable testing modes to ensure you are fully prepared to tackle every aspect of Part II of the NBDE! Easy-to-use outline format organizes essential data and key points in a clean, streamlined fashion. Exam-based progression of topics presents sections and topics in the same order as they appear on the actual exam. Practice exams with approximately 450 questions appear at the end of the book along with the correct answers and rationales. Approximately 400 diagrams and photographs provide visual evidence to support key biomedical and dental topics. Tables and text boxes provide supplementary information and emphasize important data from the text. NEW! Online resources on the companion Evolve website include: Database of exam questions Timed practice exams Custom test generator to mimic the NBDE II Sample cases Answers and rationales Downloadable apps NEW! Practice and testing modes for NBDE II review allow you to test yourself via category or in a testing format that allows you to create an unlimited number of unique practice tests with instant feedback. UPDATED! New test items types in practice exams include multiple correct answer, extended matching, and answer ordering question types that are found on the latest NBDE exam from the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE).
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The Healthcare Professional's Guide to Clinical Cultural Competence

Author: Rani Srivastava

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0779699602

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 4881

With a focus on client-centred care, this book provides an introduction to developing cultural competence in the health care setting. A unique presentation covering both theory and practice, the book begins with a strong foundational model for understanding culture. It then introduces general knowledge on culture which can be provided to a variety of settings, and ends with clinical applications illustrating how to apply knowledge and awareness to a variety of populations. With contributions from twelve leading experts, material is drawn from a wide range of health care settings and has strong practical coverage throughout. Unique approach: looks at populations the way health care workers encounter them, not by ethno-cultural/religious labels Multidisciplinary approach to writing reflects a variety of perspectives and direct front-line experience Discussion is broad and inclusive, integrating different perspectives, but also makes visible the different paradigms used to approach the topic Case studies and questions encourage critical thinking and dialogue
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Legal and Ethical Considerations for Dental Hygienists and Assistants

Author: Judith A. Davison

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 378

View: 7796

Dental hygienists and dental assistants need to be aware of current accepted legal processes related to such issues as infection control, insurance, malpractice, liability, and negligence. LEGAL AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS AND ASSISTANTS provides them with strong theoretical and philosophical information concerning the legal, ethical, and management dilemmas that face the entire dental health team. Real-life examples with expert commentary and follow-up questions illustrate legal situations the dental hygienist or assistant may face.
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A Clinical Guide to Dental Traumatology

Author: Louis H. Berman,Lucia Blanco,Stephen Cohen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323087647

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 5134

This practical, highly illustrated book describes the treatment and management of commonly encountered traumatic injuries to the teeth. It relates these types of trauma to crown fractures, root fractures, luxation injuries, and exarticulations. A step-by-step reference, this book also discusses complications that may involve surrounding soft and hard tissues, plus those that may arise in managing medically compromised patients. Hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations show concepts and depict case studies and treatment outcomes. Step-by-step descriptions of treatment plans offer "recipes" for treating patients according to type of injury. For each type of traumatic injury, you'll learn these key steps: How to perform a correct initial assessment of the problem. How to determine whether the patient suffers any related problems. How to record the injury and its subsequent treatment in the patient record. How to avoid future problems by ensuring that the entire tooth is treated — including any hidden injury to the pulp or dentin. Information on etiology and epidemiology of problems promotes more effective treatment of specific injuries and conditions. The Law and Dental Trauma chapter explains legal issues unique to treating dental injuries under emergency conditions. Psychological Impact of Injuries chapter describes the reactions that trauma patients may have, and how dentists can improve treatment by providing the patient with emotional support and holistic management. Chapters on hard tissue injuries focus on injuries to tooth/hard tissue anatomy — and one chapter examines soft tissue management — discussing types of trauma and their effects on surrounding oral tissues. Introductory chapter provides an overview of topics discussed in the book. Hundreds of references are listed alphabetically at the end of each chapter with research studies and current articles for further research. An interdisciplinary approach includes periodontal, endodontic, and pediatric considerations for specific types of injuries.
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Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics

Author: Kate Curtis,Clair Ramsden

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729579824

Category: Medical

Page: 1494

View: 5894

Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)
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A Dictionary of Dentistry

Author: Robert Ireland

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191585029

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 5779

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.
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The Anatomical Basis of Dentistry - E-Book

Author: Bernard Liebgott

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323477283

Category: Medical

Page: 472

View: 5994

Master the essentials of gross anatomy! The Anatomical Basis of Dentistry, 4th Edition includes full-color coverage of the regions of the head and neck that relate to applied anatomy for the clinical practice of dentistry. Core information provides a foundation of knowledge that’s important to a successful chairside experience for both you and patient. This new edition includes coverage of local anesthesia, dental imaging, spread of dental infection, and fractures of the craniofacial complex. Using a clear, accessible style, with practical Clinical Notes boxes updated to include case studies, this book closely relates the basic science of applied anatomy to the clinical practice of dentistry. Specifically tailored for the dental student, focuses on core, need-to-know content. Clinical Notes boxes integrated throughout the text relate basic science concepts to the actual clinical practice of dentistry. Regional approach to anatomy breaks down anatomical structures and body systems into easy-to-understand modules to correlate with how the course is taught. Cadaver dissection photographs paired with anatomical line drawings clearly depict the location of anatomic structures. NEW! Chapter on Supplemental Anatomy of the Head and Neck covers clinical topics such as local anesthesia, dental imaging, spread of dental infection, and fractures of the craniofacial complex. NEW! Clinical Notes sections with actual case studies address the increased use of case-based learning in dental education. NEW! Full-color 3D anatomical art provides a more realistic representation of the head and neck anatomy. NEW! The latest imaging techniques clearly demonstrate recent technological updates.
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Sedation - E-Book

A Guide to Patient Management

Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323400523

Category: Medical

Page: 632

View: 9618

Learn how to safely sedate your dental patients and help control their anxiety with Sedation: A Guide to Patient Management, 6th Edition. Written by sedation expert Stanley Malamed, DDS, this concise guide combines essential theory with "how-to" technical instruction to help you master basic techniques in dental sedation and anxiety control. This new sixth edition also incorporates the latest guidelines from the ADA and the American Society of Anesthesiologists, along with vivid images of the most current equipment and procedures used in dental practice today. There is also detailed discussion on how to modify typical treatment protocol to successfully treat different patient populations — including pediatric, geriatric, physically compromised, and medically compromised patients. In all, this is a must-have guide for keeping up to date on the latest techniques in dental sedation and anxiety. The latest practice guidelines established by the ADA and the American Society of Anesthesiologists for sedation by non-anesthesiologists are included throughout the text. Comprehensive coverage combines all aspects of sedation with essential theory and instruction to cover all the information needed to provide safe and effective dental care. Expert authorship from Stanley Malamed, DDS, provides readers with experienced guidance across all areas of sedation dentistry and local anesthesia. Summary tables and boxes support visual learners and serve as useful review and study tools. Coverage of all potential patient groups details how to manage the pain and anxiety of pediatric, geriatric, physically compromised, and medically compromised patients in addition to the subtle changes that may be needed in normal treatment protocol. NEW! Extensive content revisions incorporate the most up-to-date information on the advances in sedation dentistry including the latest research, clinical experience, and literature. NEW! Updated photos and art reflect the latest equipment and procedures used in dental practice today.
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Functional Occlusion - E-Book

From TMJ to Smile Design

Author: Peter E. Dawson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323078982

Category: Medical

Page: 648

View: 5913

This book uses an interdisciplinary approach to explain the origin of and possible solutions to many different occlusal problems. Dr. Peter E. Dawson guides the reader along the way providing balanced explanations of theory and technique. He also debunks many popular misconceptions through practical discussion of their origins and the deficiencies of the arguments behind them. Different sides of many philosophies are presented while guiding the reader to the most functional and esthetic solution to various occlusal situations. Hundreds of full-color photographs, illustrations, and diagrams show aspects of the masticatory system, the epidemiology of occlusal problems, and procedures for finding the ideal occlusion. Whether the reader is a general dentist or a specialist, they will find this book applicable to their treatment methods and philosophies. 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.
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Atlas of Temporomandibular Joint Surgery

Author: Peter D. Quinn,Eric J. Granquist

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111882525X

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 2216

This second edition of the Atlas of Temporomandibular Joint Surgery is a major revision of Dr. Quinn’s classic work, taking into account new procedures, equipment, and evidence-based findings from the latest research in TMJ treatment. Assuming that readers are familiar with non-surgical therapies to correct temporomandibular pain and disorders, Drs. Quinn and Granquist focus on the surgical remedies for disorders that are beyond conservative treatment. This concise, how-to surgical atlas guides both the novice and experienced surgeon through the intra-articular and extra-articular procedures that have proven efficacious in the treatment of advanced craniomandibular dysfunction. Chapters take readers through decision making for TMJ surgery, diagnostic imaging methods, surgical approaches, surgery for internal derangements, trauma, osseous surgical procedures, total joint replacement, and pathologies.
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Bedlam Among the Bedpans

Humor in Nursing

Author: Amy Y. Young

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323045243

Category: Medical

Page: 159

View: 6455

A must-read for nursing professionals, Bedlam Among the Bedpans: Humor in Nursing, includes over 100 of the funniest and most creative stories about nursing collected from nursing journals, books, and the internet that highlight the humor in the situations nurses face every day. Inspired by the experiences of real nurses, the stories relate situations with insights that only nurses who have "been there" in the field could have. Includes some of the best pieces of creative and humorous writing published in the past 20 years. Stories that help nurses see the humor in challenging situations they encounter every day. Funny cartoons and illustrations that add even more humor to the book. Compiled by an academic librarian, this book includes a carefully chosen and well-rounded collection of entertaining stories.
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