Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Elena Bablenis Haveles

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294537

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 4074

Covering the most commonly used drugs in dentistry, Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, 7th Edition provides an in-depth understanding of the pharmacologic principles needed for safe and effective dental treatment and oral health care. It discusses drug properties and mechanisms of action, dosages, intended effects, interactions, and adverse reactions — both for the medications a patient may already be taking and for the drugs prescribed by the dentist. New to this edition are topics such as drug-related osteonecrosis of the jaw, recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis to reduce the risk of infection, cholesterol and cardiovascular guidelines, and new information on type 2 diabetes. Written by dental hygiene educator Elena Haveles, this trusted text prepares you for the expanding role of the dental hygienist! Comprehensive coverage provides an in-depth understanding of the most commonly used drugs, how they work, and how they affect patients’ oral health and dental treatment options. A dental focus addresses the drug interactions of clinical interest in dentistry, with explanations as to why certain drugs are used or contraindicated in a dental treatment plan. A logical format organizes chapters into four parts: 1) general pharmacologic principles, 2) drugs used in dentistry, 3) drugs that may alter dental treatment, and 4) special situations. Clinical Skills Assessment offers review questions at the end of each chapter, helping you assess your knowledge of the material. Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes show how principles of pharmacology apply specifically to dental hygienists. Note boxes highlight important concepts, indications, contraindications, memory tools, warnings, and more. Key terms are bolded and in color within each chapter and defined in a handy glossary. Summary tables and boxes serve as useful review and study tools with quick, easy-to-read summaries of key concepts. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter set goals for what you will accomplish and provide a useful study guide for examinations. A bibliography in each chapter lists resource citations for additional research and study of dental-related topics. Quick-reference appendixes include resources such as the top 200 drugs, medical acronyms, and information on herbal and dietary supplements. A drug index provides easy look-up of specific drugs and types of drugs. NEW! Updated coverage reflects the latest changes and advances relating to dental treatment, such as adverse drug reactions, antibiotic prophylaxis, osteonecrosis of the jaw, cardiovascular and cholesterol guidelines, oral anticoagulant drugs, and type 2 diabetes. NEW! Full-color design includes additional illustrations showing basic principles and internal processes, along with photographs of oral conditions and side effects.

Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Olga A. C. Ibsen,Joan Andersen Phelan

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323400626

Category:

Page: 400

View: 4084

Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist: With General Pathology Introductions, 7th Edition, offers the most trusted general and oral pathology information that's tailored to the specific role and responsibilities of the dental hygienist. Expert authors Ibsen and Phelan incorporate the ideal mix of clinical photographs, radiographs, and focused discussions to help you learn to properly identify, understand, evaluate, and document the appearance of normal and diseased states. Plus, robust learning features - like case studies, synopsis tables, learning objectives, and a practice exam - further reinforce the information you need to know to pass the national board exam and succeed as a dental hygienist.

Mosby's Dental Drug Reference - E-Book

Author: Arthur H. Jeske

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032351121X

Category: Medical

Page: 1512

View: 1070

No dental office should be without this quick-reference drug guide! Mosby's Dental Drug Reference, 12th Edition profiles the most commonly used drugs in dentistry, with emphasis on dental-specific considerations. More than 800 drug monographs make it easy to find information such as dosages, indications, contraindications, interactions, precautions, side effects, and serious reactions. Online resources include over 100 additional drug monographs, photos of common oral complications, patient education guides, and more. From lead editor Arthur Jeske, a well-known researcher and author in dental pharmacology, this pocket-sized reference provides the current, concise drug information you need at the point of care. More than 800 drug monographs include each drug’s generic name, pronunciation, brand names, drug class, controlled substances schedule, mechanism of action, uses or indications, doses and routes of administration, side effects/adverse reactions, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions of concern to dentistry, and more. Detailed dental considerations at the end of each monograph include an easy-to-use, bulleted list of specific dental-related information as well as general drug information. Durable, pocket-sized format provides essential drug information at a glance, and makes this guide ideal for chairside use. Emphasis on oral health, prevention, and treatment from the dental hygienist’s perspective makes it easier to use drug information for patient and family education. Coverage of oral contraceptives provides dental information on these commonly used drugs, often known only by their brand names. Primers in the front of the guide include information on biologic agents, medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw, and a list of online resources for the management of medically compromised patients along with management of common oral lesions. Evolve companion website includes more than 100 additional monographs, photos of common oral complications, patient education guides, information on herbs and alternative medicine, and more. NEW! More than 50 new monographs include newly released, FDA-approved drugs and up-to-date content on the latest drug therapies.

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office - E-Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171257

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 9884

Be prepared to handle life-threatening dental emergencies! Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, 7th Edition helps you learn the skills needed to manage medical emergencies in the dental office or clinic. It describes how to recognize and manage medical emergencies promptly and proactively, and details the resources that must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. This edition includes new guidelines for drug-related emergencies, cardiac arrest, and more. Written by respected educator Dr. Stanley Malamed, this expert resource provides dental professionals with the tools for implementing a basic action plan for managing medical emergencies. "It successfully fulfils its aim of stimulating all members of the dental team to improve and maintain their skills in the effective prevention, recognition and management of medical emergencies." Reviewed by European Journal of Orthodontics, March 2015 "...very easy to read and provides a very comprehensive reference for a variety of medical emergencies." Reviewed by S.McKernon on behalf of British Dental Journal, July 2015 A logical format reflects the way emergencies are encountered in a dental practice, with chapters organized by commonly seen clinical signs and symptoms, such as unconsciousness or altered consciousness, respiratory distress, seizures, drug-related emergencies, chest pain, and cardiac arrest. Step-by-step procedures include detailed, numbered instructions for stabilizing and treating victims (PCABD) in common medical emergencies. Full-color illustrations demonstrate emergency techniques in realistic clarity. Summary tables and boxes make it easy to find essential concepts and information. Quick-reference algorithms in the appendix include step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in common emergency situations. A differential diagnosis chapter ends each of the book’s parts on common emergencies. UPDATED content includes the most current guidelines for drug-related emergencies, unconsciousness, altered consciousness, and cardiac arrest as well as protocols for obstructed airway management. UPDATED PCABD boxes reflect the American Heart Association’s new sequence of steps for stabilizing and treating victims with an easy-to-remember acronym: Positioning, Circulation, Airway, Breathing, and Definitive Management. UPDATED! Emergency drug and equipment kit instructions help you assemble emergency kits and ensure that your dental office has safe, current materials on hand.

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care - E-Book

Author: Cynthia A. Stegeman,Judi Ratliff Davis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291643

Category: Medical

Page: 472

View: 1803

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care, 4th Edition, is specifically tailored to address relevant nutritional concerns for both practicing hygienists and dental hygiene students alike. Written by an author team with experience in both disciplines, this full-color text offers a balanced and comprehensive view of how nutrition affects dental health. In addition to basic nutritional advice relevant for dental hygienists, coverage also includes current nutritional concerns, such as high-protein diets, bottled water versus tap water, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and the new (ChooseMyPlate.gov graphic and food guidance system. A new chapter on biochemistry expands coverage of a topic that is addressed on the dental hygiene board exam. No other nutritional guide in dental hygiene offers so much! NEW! Biochemistry chapter provides foundational concepts that support content throughout the book and also address coverage on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). NEW! Updated coverage includes new content on fluoride, vitamin D, calcium, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the new ChooseMyPlate.gov graphic and food guidance system, and the latest research in this dynamic field. NEW! Full-color photographs and illustrations showcase current federal guidelines and exemplify the types of foods that supply various macro- and micronutrients. NEW! Practice quizzes allow you to test your comprehension along with instant feedback and remediation to address strengths and weaknesses. NEW information on relevant cultural issues, such as: Pros and cons of popular high-protein diets Vitamin D deficiency in the United States Vitamin/mineral supplements Information on bottled water, energy drinks, and sports drinks UPDATED content addresses the newly released MyPyramid dietary guidelines! FULL-COLOR design better illustrates concepts, especially the effects vitamin deficiency can have on the oral cavity.

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: 2896

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.

Exercises in Oral Radiology and Interpretation

Author: Robert P. Langlais,Craig Miller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323431364

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 313

By providing the most radiography practice and placing it within a unique Q&A format with detailed answers and rationales to ensure comprehension, Exercises in Oral Radiology and Interpretation, 5th Edition, is specifically designed to complement radiography instruction throughout the continuum of dental professions. For more than 35 years, this go-to supplement has bridged the gap between the classroom and the clinic, providing hundreds of opportunities to practice and master image interpretation. It serves as a valuable adjunct to the core content presentation, with more than 600 images with case scenarios, plus examples, questions, and tips to fill in the gap in textbook coverage and prepare you for clinical experiences and classroom and board exams. UNIQUE! Hybrid atlas/question-and-answer format focuses your energies on applying core text content within hundreds of practice opportunities — both knowledge-based and critical thinking — to better prepare you for clinical experiences. Hundreds of clinical photos and radiographs allow you to see not only how images should be obtained, but also how to identify normal and abnormal findings on radiographs. 525 test questions, organized by radiation science and assessment/interpretation, offer board review practice. A back-of-book answer key contains detailed answers and rationales for each Q&A set within each chapter, in addition to simple answers for the board review questions. Comprehensive coverage of all dental imaging techniques and errors, as well as normal and abnormal findings, makes this supplement a must-have throughout your radiography courses, as a board study tool, and as a clinical reference. Emphasis on application through case-based items that encourage you to read, comprehend, and assimilate content to formulate a well-reasoned answer. Approachable, straightforward writing style keeps the focus on simply stated, succinct questions and answers, leaving out extraneous details that may confuse you. Chapter Goals and Learning Objectives serve as checkpoints to ensure content comprehension and mastery. Written by two highly trusted, longtime opinion leaders, educators, and clinicians in oral medicine and oral radiology, Bob Langlais and Craig Miller, this valuable instructional and study aid promotes classroom and clinical success. NEW! Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) chapter covers the technique, equipment, sample images, and cases related to CBCT. NEW! Implant Imaging chapter covers the vital role that imaging plays in successful dental implant therapy. NEW! NEW! Art program features full-color anatomy illustrations and technique photos as well as a variety of radiographs, providing hundreds of examples that promote practice and mastery in image evaluation. NEW! Focus on digital imaging to ensure that you are practicing with examples and questions that reflect modern dental practice. NEW! Content on panoramic imaging, including the panoramic bite-wing and periapical images and modern equipment such as hybrid panoramic machines exposes you to cutting-edge equipment and its use. NEW! Expanded coverage of radiation principles, safety, and infection control provides a more comprehensive product. EXPANDED! An updated test-prep section includes 525 questions to help you excel on classroom and board exams.

Clinical Aspects of Dental Materials

Theory, Practice, and Cases

Author: Marcia Gladwin,Michael D. Bagby

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781496360083

Category: Medical

Page: 528

View: 1105

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Using a proven pedagogical organization, this updated Fifth Edition of Gladwin and Bagby's market-leading title focuses on providing students with a dental materials background that emphasizes the clinical aspects of dental materials, while also introducing concepts of materials science. The book's three-part structure addresses types of dental materials in the 22 chapters of Part I, includes laboratory and clinical applications (essentially a built-in lab manual) in Part II, and presents 11 case studies in Part III that serve as an overall review and help students strengthen their critical thinking skills when providing patient care. Up-to-date content that reflects the latest advances in dental materials, clinical photos, review questions, and online videos all combine to help students develop the understanding of dental materials they need for successful dental hygiene practice. eBook available. Fast, smart, and convenient, today's eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and much more. New topics include bonding, ceramics, and an additional air polishing powder, while coverage of in-office and take-home whitening agents and instrument care and technology has been updated. TwoNEW case studies emphasize the pediatric dental patient and the diabetic patient. As with all the case studies, each integrates dental materials with dental hygiene practice. Tear-out, Skill Evaluation sheets enable students and faculty to assess laboratory and clinical competencies that relate to Part II of the text. Tips for the Clinician boxes offer advice so that the best results are achieved. Precaution boxes promote safety while working with the materials. Student learning aids, including chapter objectives, key words and phrases, summaries, learning activities, review questions, online videos and quizzes, and an appendix of answers and justifications to the review questions all help the student to master the material.

Dental Pharmacology

Author: Fred F. Cowan

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 446

View: 2472

A guide to the pharmacologic agents - their uses, doses, complications - in dentistry. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the pharmacologic approach to patient care, in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of orofacial diseases and their manifestations.

Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck

Author: Margaret J. Fehrenbach,Susan W. Herring

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323429556

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 3859

Known for its top-notch artwork and readable writing style, Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck, 5th Edition, provides dental assisting and dental hygiene students with complete coverage of head and neck anatomy, plus detailed discussions of the temporomandibular joint and its role in dental health, the anatomy of local anesthesia, and the spread of dental infection. Chapters are organized by anatomical systems of study and include expanded review questions that help prepare you for classroom and board examinations. Combine this new edition with its companion title, Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy, and you will have a solid foundation of basic scientific knowledge that ties to everyday clinical dental practice. Identification exercises at the end of each chapter ask you to label the different structures to test your knowledge of anatomy. Multiple-choice review questions end each chapter and prepare you for board examinations in dental assisting and dental hygiene. Comprehensive coverage provides a solid foundation in head and neck anatomy, with an in-depth discussion of the TMJ and its role in dental health, plus additional material on the anatomy of local anesthesia and the spread of dental infection. Conversational writing style ensures that you easily comprehend complex anatomy and clinical application. Chapters are organized by anatomical systems of study so that discussions progress logically from overviews of the area to the specifics related to the head and neck, providing a solid foundation for learning. Detailed anatomical illustrations and clear, colorful photographs show models and patients within a clinical setting to support text descriptions and help ensure comprehension. Award-winning and trusted author Margaret Fehrenbach curates cutting-edge content and the latest evidence-based information. Key terms and their phonetic pronunciations are highlighted within the chapter and defined in a back-of-book glossary. A how-to appendix with accompanying photos shows you the steps to perform extraoral and intraoral patient examinations. Learning objectives open each chapter with goals to be accomplished, and serve as checkpoints for comprehension, skills mastery, and exam preparedness. NEW and UPDATED! New content and updated chapter discussions include evidence-based information on local anesthesia administration and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. EXPANDED! Additional end-of-chapter review questions help you assess strengths and weaknesses — and prepare for classroom and board examinations. EXPANDED and REORGANIZED! Clinical content is now woven into the text discussions and expanded within chapters to help reinforce its application to dental treatment, strengthen your critical thinking skills, and better prepare you for clinical encounters. EXPANDED! 36 removable color flashcards offer on-the-go study, with key images on one side and corresponding labels on the back.

Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323079631

Category: Medical

Page: 1020

View: 3895

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. It contains a total of 2,500 review questions including four online timed practice exams -- all with answers and rationales for remediation.

Radiology for the Dental Professional

Author: Herbert H. Frommer,Jeanine J. Stabulas-Savage

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291155

Category: Medical

Page: 552

View: 8835

A complete guide to radiology principles and techniques, Radiology for the Dental Professional, 9th Edition helps you develop imaging skills through practical application. Detailed step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper techniques; photos and illustrations improve comprehension and readability. Written by Herbert H. Frommer, DDS, and Jeanine J. Stabulas, RDH, BS, MPH, this book will help you interpret radiographs, and troubleshoot and prevent common errors. For students, it's an ideal introduction to radiology; for dental hygiene/assisting professionals, it's a great review! A logical organization starts with the basics and makes it easier to progress through the material. Procedures boxes show detailed radiography procedures with illustrations and photos to demonstrate proper techniques. Common Errors boxes explain mistakes in radiographic techniques and describe how they can be resolved. Advantages/Disadvantages boxes compare and contrast the good and bad elements of radiographic techniques. Detailed outlines and educational objectives at the beginning of each chapter identify the information that you are expected to learn. Key terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter and highlighted upon first mention in the text. Expanded coverage of digital imaging techniques. Patient Management and Special Problems chapter improves coverage of nervous patients, patients with special needs, pediatric patients, and specific problems such as endodontic issues and third molars. New illustrations depict techniques and show the latest technology.

Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Jill Shiffer Nield-Gehrig,Donald E. Willmann

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781784870

Category: Medical

Page: 518

View: 6147

Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "full-color versions of the clinical photographs and comprehensive simulated patient cases from the book."--P. [4] of cover.

Review Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting

Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323444911

Category: Dental assistants

Page: 272

View: 1829

Provides a steadfast review for the dental assisting student preparing for course review, local or state exams, or national certification. Three comprehensive tests are included in the format, all common to national exams for dental assistants. Tests are divided into the following categories: General Chairside (360 questions total/120 questions per test); Radiation Health and Safety (300 questions total/100 questions per test); Infection Control (300 questions total/100 questions per test). For added convenience, each question is repeated in the answer key with the rationale for the correct choice so the results can be checked.-- From the preface.

Darby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene

Author: Christine M Blue

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323316727

Category: Medical

Page: 800

View: 1798

Comprehensive, full-color, and completely one-of-a-kind! If you’re looking for an all-inclusive review to help you pass the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) on the first try, then look no further than Darby’s Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, 8th Edition. Written by a team of expert authors, this "go-to" review tool includes everything you need to fully prepare for the NBDHE — including 1,100 chapter review questions; four computerized practice exams to simulate the NBDHE test-taking experience; case studies throughout; an outline-style review of all the topics covered on the exam; and more. It’s the one-stop NBDHE review tool you can’t afford to be without! Comprehensive coverage offers an all-inclusive review for the NBDHE and is supplemented with 2,500 practice questions, including four simulated exams. Expert editor and chapter authors are leading educators, researchers, and practitioners in their specific areas who have an in-depth knowledge of what it takes to succeed on the NBDHE. Outline format visually organizes the content and presents information in summary style for easy review and study. Full-color format features content that is liberally supplemented with illustrations, diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiographs to enhance understanding. Case presentations throughout help prepare users for Component B of the board examination. NEW! Revised chapter content reflects the latest research and changes in infection control, nutrition guidelines, evidence-based care, periodontal therapy, pain management, and more. NEW! Revised art program features new clinical images that accompany content updates and case presentations. NEW! Review questions – 50 per chapter – end each content review. Answers and rationales are included for each. NEW! Four all-new online simulated exams provide opportunities for authentic test-day experience. Study and exam modes, question rationales, mapping to NBDHE categories, and timer functionality help build confidence and content mastery.

Evidence-based Dentistry for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Julie Frantsve-Hawley

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)

ISBN: 9780867156461

Category: Medical

Page: 366

View: 4041

This book is intended as a textbook for dental hygienists to learn the importance of EBD in the practice of dental hygiene as well as how to implement EBD practices and share EBD findings among office staff.

Hacker Culture and the New Rules of Innovation

Author: Tim Rayner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351595741

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 170

View: 4531

Fifteen years ago, a company was considered innovative if the CEO and board mandated a steady flow of new product ideas through the company’s innovation pipeline. Innovation was a carefully planned process, driven from above and tied to key strategic goals. Nowadays, innovation means entrepreneurship, self-organizing teams, fast ideas and cheap, customer experiments. Innovation is driven by hacking, and the world’s most innovative companies proudly display their hacker credentials. Hacker culture grew up on the margins of the computer industry. It entered the business world in the twenty-first century through agile software development, design thinking and lean startup method, the pillars of the contemporary startup industry. Startup incubators today are filled with hacker entrepreneurs, running fast, cheap experiments to push against the limits of the unknown. As corporations, not-for-profits and government departments pick up on these practices, seeking to replicate the creative energy of the startup industry, hacker culture is changing how we think about leadership, work and innovation. This book is for business leaders, entrepreneurs and academics interested in how digital culture is reformatting our economies and societies. Shifting between a big picture view on how hacker culture is changing the digital economy and a detailed discussion of how to create and lead in-house teams of hacker entrepreneurs, it offers an essential introduction to the new rules of innovation and a practical guide to building the organizations of the future.

Color Atlas of Common Oral Diseases

Author: Robert P. Langlais,Craig Miller

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781496332080

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 1780

Featuring over 800 clear, high-quality photographs and radiographic illustrations, this fully updated 5th Edition of Color Atlas of Common Oral Diseases is designed throughout to help readers recognize and identify oral manifestations of local or systemic diseases. The new edition includes expanded and updated content and is enhanced by new images, new case studies, a stronger focus on national board exam prep, and more. The book's easy-to-navigate, easy-to-learn-from standard format consists of two-page spreads that provide a narrative overview on one page with color illustrations on the facing page. To integrate oral diagnosis, medicine, pathology, and radiology, the overviews emphasize the clinical description of oral lesions, cover the nature of various disease processes, and provide a brief discussion of cause and treatment options. Features: An increased focus on national exam preparation is reflected in end-of-chapter questions, entities, cases, and images. Differential Diagnosis Tables added to each section help students distinguish a particular disease or condition from others that have a similar appearance. Coverage of new entities, such as Radiopaque Lesions of the Jaw, have been added. Additional content on Facial & Neck Lesions has been added. A greatly expanded Radiographs section includes 30 new images and up-to-date content. Approximately 85 new images enhance the book's unparalleled photo and illustration program. New Student Resources: Case Studies (five per chapter) expand students' opportunities to apply what they've learned to clinical situations. Select Disease Fact Sheets and an image bank. A reader-friendly organization presents clinical and radiographic features of common diseases found in the oral cavity according to location, color, surface change, and radiographic appearance. Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus their studies by setting forth what they need to know after completing the chapter. Color-coded sections with tabs organize information into logical sections to help students locate information quickly. Highlighted key words draw student attention to important concepts. Case studies(80 in all) give students an opportunity to apply their knowledge to clinical situations and prepare for the National Board Examinations. A comprehensive Glossary offers clear, simple definitions for key terms. Expanded instructors' resources and all-new student resources save instructors time and help students succeed.

McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book

Author: Joanna M. Bassert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323496407

Category: Medical

Page: 1392

View: 4559

Immerse yourself in every aspect of the veterinary technology field with McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 9th Edition, covering small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals. With a new zoonoses theme threaded throughout each chapter, this comprehensive text describes how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, and how it is treated. Case presentations provide you with relevant, real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Introduction to the concept of the Technician Practice Model ensures that excellent nursing care is provided to each patient. Content on fluid therapy and transfusion medicine keeps you current and prepared for success in practice. Thorough coverage of electrocardiography included in the Emergency Nursing chapter to teach you how to interpret, and how to examine and differentiate, normal from abnormal and dangerous from non-dangerous. Case presentations provide you with real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Large animal care is integrated throughout the book with medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, surgical assistance, emergency care, and euthanasia, in addition to the individual Large Animal Medical Nsing chapter, to prepare you to care for large animals. A chapter dedicated to birds, reptiles, and small mammals keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Comprehensive chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. Vet Tech Threads design emphasizes important study points and ensures you understand the content introduced to you. Step-by-step instructions and photographs show you how to perform dozens of procedures, and make information readily accessible in emergency and clinical situations. Evolve site with TEACH instructor resources, an image collection, and a test bank accompanies the text, and provides instructors with everything they need to successfully teach each chapter and evaluate students' progress. NEW! Chapter on Veterinary Oncology contains fundamental information on veterinary cancers and current therapies. NEW! Toxicology chapter provides an overview of toxic substances and treatments while helping you understand how to recognize, assess, and manage poison concerns. NEW! The theme of zoonotics is threaded throughout each chapter and emphasized appropriately to increase your understanding of how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, how it is treated, and the necessary safety precautions.