A Little Book of Dental Hygienists' Rules

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Author: Esther M. Wilkins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 80

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A physiotherapist's approach to the rehabilitation of sports injuries, stressing teamwork, functions assessment, exercise prescription and knowledge of biomechanical function. The book discusses the examination principles of tissue injury and healing, strength and flexibility training common to all sports. It also focuses on the common specific sports, detailing their common injuries, management and rehabilitation.

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Dental Hygienist's Chairside Pocket Guide

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Author: Renee Prajer,Gwen Grosso

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803658362

Category: Medical

Page: 244

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The perfect chairside reference … in class, clinic, and practice. This unique, pocket-sized guide gives your instant access to commonly used clinical practices and procedures integral to comprehensive patient care. Carry it with you wherever you go for quick reference at a moment’s notice. It’s also perfect for preparing for tests and board exams.

Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist

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Author: Esther M. Wilkins

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781451193114

Category: Medical

Page: 1296

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Considered the cornerstone text in almost every dental hygiene education program in the country, Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, 12e helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need for successful, evidence-based practice in today's rapidly changing oral health care environment. Written by one of the preeminent voices in dental hygiene education, the book progresses through crucial topics in dental hygiene in a straightforward, outline format, making information easy to locate, understand, and reference. To help readers prepare for effective, culturally sensitive practice, six sections of the 12th Edition conform to the Dental Hygiene Process of Care: Assessment, Diagnosis, Care Planning, Implementation, Education, and, new to this edition, Documentation. Updated and revised throughout, this edition includes new material on motivational interviewing, risk assessment, and alternate practice settings, and is enhanced by new clinically relevant color photos, and real-world examples. New Enhance Your Understanding boxes identify all print and digital resources available by chapter, including the hands-on Workbook, online learning tools on thePoint, and prepU adaptive quizzing. Updated section on Documentation as a part of the Dental Hygiene Process of Care, this brings the clinical care of a patient full circle. New coverage of motivational interviewing shows students how to use this proven communication method to elicit and strengthen the patient's intrinsic motivation to work toward positive change in oral health. Updated content on Risk Assessment for Oral Disease added to Chapters 12, 19, and 27 prepares readers for this key aspect of effective practice. New clinically relevant color photos and real world examples help readers connect what they're learning to practice. New information on alternative practice settings prepares readers for successful practice. Halmark Features: A detailed outline format makes information easier to locate and is ideal for students preparing for Licensure Board examinations. Step-by-step instructions cover all aspects of dental hygiene from radiologic diagnosis and technique to treating patients with special needs and medical/dental areas of concern, such as infectious diseases, allergic reactions, blood disorders, and medications. Everyday Ethics boxes give students an opportunity to explore the types of clinical problems they are likely to encounter in real-life practice. Factors to Teachthe Patientboxes cover topics of interest when teaching patients, family members, and the community self-care and responsibility for oral health. In-depth coverage of Documentation includes example documentation notes written in the SOAP notes format, demonstrating the importance of including such notes in each patient's permanent record. Chapter-opening Outlines provide an at-a-glance overview and help readers locate specific topics quickly. Chapter-opening Learning Objectivesprovide a road map to important information that must be mastered. Key Words boxes identify spelling and define new vocabulary terms in context. Each key word is listed in the index to facilitate quick reference to all definitions. Student Resources: Quiz Bank, Audio Glossary Instructor Resources: Test Bank, Lesson Plans, PowerPoint Presentations, Image Bank, Answers to the exercises found in the Active Learning Workbook, LMS Cartridges

Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene

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Author: Phyllis L. Beemsterboer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323352901

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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Gain a comprehensive understanding of the ethical and legal issues in dental practice and learn professional, practical ways to handle them with Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition. Written by expert author, speaker, and educator Phyllis Beemsterboer, the new edition of this trusted reference uses real-world situations liberally to clarify key concepts and incorporates timely content on alternative workforce models, the Affordable Care Act, professionalism, and more. Additional case studies and "testlets" provide you with with opportunities for application and critical thinking and help prepare you for success on the NBDHE. Dental hygiene-focused coverage highlights need-to-know concepts and information. Content organization with separate sections on ethics, law, and the application of both builds a logical and solid foundation for practical application. Real-world relevance helps you confidently manage the realities of clinical practice. Case applications explore the types of ethical and legal dilemmas dental hygienists commonly encounter. Key vocabulary defines terms that may be complex and new. NEW! Updated coverage addresses timely issues such as alternative workforce models, the Affordable Care Act, professionalism, and more. NEW! Expanded art program visually supports key content. NEW! Expanded case studies help you put material into practice with realistic scenarios. NEW! Additional testlets double the amount of board preparation material.

Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Theory and Practice

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Author: Michele Leonardi Darby,Margaret Walsh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143770445X

Category: Medical

Page: 1296

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Comprehensive and up to date, Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition offers complete coverage of today’s dental hygiene skills and theories -- all based on the Human Needs Model for better hygienist/patient communication. With a strong focus on clinical application, each section closely follows the critical thinking and clinical assessment approach that a hygienist must use in the classroom, clinic, and practice. Clinical competencies at the beginning of each chapter provide a clear, quick overview of exactly what you need to know, and procedure boxes with detailed steps and rationales ensure that you understand the reasoning behind each step in the competencies. In addition, new chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection keep you up to date with today’s major areas of research. Each section takes you from conceptual foundations of dental hygiene through patient assessment, treatment, and evaluation. Scenario boxes challenge you to integrate complex information as you assess, diagnose, plan care, and evaluate the outcome of care. Client Education Issues and Legal, Ethical and Safety Issues boxes inform you of the latest information in these important areas. Critical Thinking exercises provide opportunities for independent thought and problem solving. Tables and boxes build upon and simplify information from the text, making study and review quick and easy. Evolve website contains free online resources, including weblinks, self-assessment quizzes, and professional development worksheets for student review. A reorganized section for Individuals with Special Needs includes chapters on Cleft Palate, Physical Abuse, Blood Diseases, and Mental Illness, all reflecting evidence-based research now available in these areas. New chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection -- hot topics in today’s dental sciences. New anesthesia guidelines keep you up to date with what's new in pain and anxiety control. Essential resources and websites are now included at the end of each chapter for easy reference. New illustrations provide a fresh, reader-friendly design. Self-assessment quizzes are available online, all case-based to follow the NBDH format. Free online access to the Legal and Ethical Decision Making chapter, including an 'asset center' to assist you with clinical skills.

Dental Office Management

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Author: Ellen Roberta Dietz

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766807310

Category: Medical

Page: 422

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This comprehensive book takes readers through the various tasks associated with front office dental procedures, preparing them for the office of the 21st century. Five-sections-the business of dentistry, practice communications, clinical records management, business and financial records management, and employment opportunities-are supported by learning objectives, key terms, and key concepts. Skill building for Success Student Activities (role-plays and problem-solving activities) and Skills Mastery Assessment Post-tests are provided at the end of each chapter (Dental Assisting, Dental Assist., office management)

Dental Radiography

Principles and Techniques

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Author: Joen Iannucci,Laura Jansen Howerton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323297439

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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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.

Books in Print

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Dental Hygiene

The Pulse of the Practice

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Author: Cynthia McKane-Wagester

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 9780878147113

Category: Dental hygiene.

Page: 220

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Suggests a restructuring of the dental practice that expands the role of the dental hygienist and increases production. The author, who is a dental hygienist and health care consultant, offers guidelines for hiring quality personnel, holding regular staff meetings, improving the preventive maintenance visit, implementing a periodontal program, and incorporating block scheduling into the daily routine. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Student Workbook for Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist

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Author: Esther M. Wilkins,Charlotte Wyche

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781740913

Category: Medical

Page: 389

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This workbook provides a range of exercises to reinforce students' understanding of key concepts and strengthen the foundation they'll need in dental hygiene practice. Students will learn to master fundamental concepts, build competency, and gain the ability to think critically. Some of the exercises will help the student practice making patient care decisions. Finally, readers will progress to the stage of discovery, in which they can apply what they have learned as they gather new information about dental hygiene practice.

A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University

With Selected Annotations

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Author: Julius J. Marke

Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN: 1886363919

Category: Law

Page: 1372

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Marke, Julius J., Editor. A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University With Selected Annotations. New York: The Law Center of New York University, 1953. xxxi, 1372 pp. Reprinted 1999 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 99-19939. ISBN 1-886363-91-9. Cloth. $195. * Reprint of the massive, well-annotated catalogue compiled by the librarian of the School of Law at New York University. Classifies approximately 15,000 works excluding foreign law, by Sources of the Law, History of Law and its Institutions, Public and Private Law, Comparative Law, Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law, Political and Economic Theory, Trials, Biography, Law and Literature, Periodicals and Serials and Reference Material. With a thorough subject and author index. This reference volume will be of continuous value to the legal scholar and bibliographer, due not only to the works included but to the authoritative annotations, often citing more than one source. Besterman, A World Bibliography of Bibliographies 3461.

Jong's Community Dental Health - E-Book

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Author: George Gluck,Warren M. Morganstein

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032305840X

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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This essential resource gives the reader a practical overview of the expanding and evolving role of the dental professional in the health care community. Coverage includes globalism, diversity, the impact of technology on public health and community dentistry, and information on Hepatitis C and water fluoridation.

The Bear's Toothache

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Author: David McPhail

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780395534298

Category:

Page: 32

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When he discovers a bear with a toothache outside his window, a little boy tries to think of ways of removing the tooth.

The Law Most Beautiful and Best

Medical Argument and Magical Rhetoric in Plato's Laws

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Author: Randall Baldwin Clark

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9780739106860

Category: Philosophy

Page: 178

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The Law Most Beautiful and Best is a thoughtful and creative examination of the role irrational rhetoric ought to play in persuading citizens to voluntarily obey laws. Author Randall Baldwin Clark explores the figure of the physician in Plato's Laws to address this question, identifying the subtle ways in which Plato uses the physician's role in healing as a metaphor for the task of governance and arguing that Plato hints that rational discourse may ultimately be inadequate as a persuasive technique.

Review Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting - E-Book

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Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323065988

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Be sure you have the knowledge you need to become a Certified Dental Assistant or pass your local and state exams! Three simulated practice certification exams – 960 multiple-choice questions in all – closely mirror the content you'll be tested on, so you get the best preparation possible. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Three simulated Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) practice exams are organized into CDA exam sections, with the same number of questions you can expect to see in each section – General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiation Health and Safety. Photos and illustrations pictured with the exam questions provide a realistic exam simulation. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers help you assess your understanding and gauge your exam readiness. Web links to national organizations and relevant dental sites help you know where to look for additional information.

Dentistry, Dental Practice, and the Community - E-Book

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Author: Brian A. Burt,Steven A. Eklund

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437725619

Category: Medical

Page: 440

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This great resource presents dentistry and dental practice against the ever-changing backdrop of economic, technological, and demographic trends, as well as the distribution of the oral diseases that dental professionals treat and prevent. The text is logically divided into five parts. Dentistry and the Community deals with the development of the dental and dental hygiene professions, demographics of the public, its use of dental services, and the professional role. Dental Practice covers the structure and financing of dental care, the personnel involved in providing that care, and the emerging field of evidence-based dentistry. The Methods of Oral Epidemiology provides a comprehensive assessment of the epidemiology of oral diseases and the determinants of their distribution in society. The Distribution of Oral Diseases and Conditions gives a detailed presentation of how the common oral diseases are distributed in the community. Prevention of Oral Diseases in Public Health discusses methods of preventing oral diseases in dental practice and through public health action. Thorough explanations of how to read dental literature help readers understand how to draw their own conclusions from the latest studies. Coverage presents a number of complex problems facing practitioners today regarding access to dental care, and discusses how to solve them by working with public authorities and insurers. Comprehensive coverage of oral disease distribution helps readers to understand trends and risks they will encounter in the field. Material on prevention and control of oral diseases provides important information that all dental practitioners should have. Research designs used in oral epidemology assess the pros and cons of dental indexes available, allowing readers to gain an understanding of the complexities of disease measurement and research. Detailed content on providing dental care to the American public presents a unique opportunity to learn the system of dental care delivery. State-of-the-art coverage of mercury issues offer a balanced view of issues like toxicity, potential hazards, review of evidence, and politics. Ethical guidelines provide a discussion of how ethical principles have evolved over time and the precipitating events that pushed ethical practice into the forefront of health care. Information on the development of dental professions gives readers insight into how these professions originated and their current state. · Content addresses evidence-based dentistry, and how it can and should become part of the everyday clinical life of the practitioner, since staying current is vital to providing excellent patient care. · Discussions of infection control procedures and the impact of HIV and Hepatitis B incorporate new, updated guidelines in dental health care settings released in 2003.

Nursing Knowledge and Practice E-Book

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Author: Maggie Mallik,Carol Hall,David Howard

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702037524

Category: Medical

Page: 504

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Nursing knowledge and practice is a comprehensive textbook which forms an ideal basis for foundation nursing students. The core emphasis in the organisation and presentation of knowledge in this third edition remains focused on the in-depth knowledge required by nurses to deliver care in the practice setting. The chapter contents encompass knowledge that applies to all branches of nursing e.g. Communication, Confusion, Aggression and Rehabilitation Safety and Risk, Infection Control, Medicines etc. The structure of all chapters is unique in integrating knowledge from subject areas often taught separately in the nursing curriculum. This enables the foundation student to integrate this range of knowledge in making decisions about the delivery of nursing care to patients/clients in all fields of nursing. Exercises are included to encourage reflection on practice and develop critical thinking skills. It also promotes the expansion of professional knowledge through the development of portfolio evidence. Building on the outstanding success of previous editions the authors have drawn extensively on current best evidence, including research, policy and substantial internet based resources, reflecting UK and international perspectives. • Each chapter begins with an overview of the content and concludes with a summary to help evaluate learning • Case studies reflect the diverse range of client needs and care settings of the four nursing branches and help relate theory to practice • Reflective exercises and suggestions for portfolio evidence, along with decision-making activities, promote reflection on personal experience and links to nursing practice using a problem-based approach • Current research is highlighted throughout, demonstrating the evidence-base for practice decisions. • Key web sites, annotated further reading and references encourage readers to pursue contemporary evidence that underpins competency-based practice. Full colour throughout Content fully updated in line with developments in clinical practice, teaching requirements and the evidence-base Free electronic ancillaries on Evolve enhance the knowledge provided in each chapter with additional information, exercises and resources An introductory chapter on ‘Nursing Knowledge and Practice’ explores the role and context of nursing, nationally and internationally, providing foundation information on core knowledge areas common to all nursing curricula.

Sedation

A Guide to Patient Management

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Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323400534

Category:

Page: 624

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NBDHE Secrets Study Guide

Your Key to Exam Success, NBDHE Test Review for the National Board Dental Hygiene Exam

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Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC

ISBN: 9781610722049

Category: Medical

Page: 180

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** NBDHE Secrets helps you ace the National Board Dental Hygiene Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive NBDHE Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. NBDHE Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NBDHE Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive General review including: Microbiology Review, Characteristics Of Bacteria Types, Dental Decay, General Medical Pathological Conditions, Dentistry Related Pathological Conditions, ANUG, Red Lesions, White Lesions, TMJ Review, Normal TMJ Function, TMJ Dysfunction, Axial Skeleton, Appendicular Skeleton, Four Basic Tissues, Integumentary (Skin) System, Muscles Of Mastication, Muscles Of Expression, Autonomic Nervous System, Cranial Nerves, Elevated Intracranial Pressure, Spinal Tracts, Descending Pathways, Basal Ganglia Review, Respiratory Conditions, Circulatory System, Course Of Circulation, Cardiovascular Conditions, Endocrine Review, Major Hormones, Gland Review, Radiography Review, Tongue Review; A comprehensive Dental Anatomy and Occlusion review including: Key Terms, The Basics, Jaws And Dental Arches, Classes Of Teeth, and much more...