Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals - E-Book

Author: Eric Whaites,Nicholas Drage

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051675

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 7317

This is a new edition of a popular text that presents all of the information that a Dental Care Practitioner needs to know in order to safely capture high-quality clinical images. In this latest edition, both traditional methods of imaging and new modalities are included, such as cone beam CT, and the author team has been expanded to bring a fresh approach to the subject area. Written in an accessible manner which avoids unnecessary detail, each page spread has been carefully designed to ensure clarity of understanding by the reader to ensure both exam success and confidence and safety in the clinical situation. Topics address the whole curriculum and range from the basic physics of imaging to radiation protection and safety legislation. Suitable for all Dental Care Professionals, this book has become essential reading for all readers who intend to undertake clinical imaging. Clear and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy More than 650 illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an accessible manner Written by the best known UK textbook author in the subject area, who has been heavily involved in the British Dental Association's highly successful on-line course in dental radiography Contains what the Dental Care Professional needs to know and no more, i.e. basic principles of background science, practical details of radiography and an elementary account of radiological interpretation Includes a new chapter on cone beam technology Fully updated throughout including current legislation and safety guidelines

Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology

Author: Eric Whaites,Nicholas Drage

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702045993

Category: Medical

Page: 478

View: 5649

This highly popular text presents everything that an undergraduate dental student, postgraduate student or general dental practitioner needs to know in order to safely capture high-quality clinical images and accurately interpret their findings. In this latest edition, both traditional methods of imaging and new modalities are explored - specifically cone beam CT - and a new author has been brought on board to bring a fresh approach to the subject area. Written in an accessible manner, which avoids unnecessary detail, each page spread has been carefully designed to ensure clarity of understanding by the reader to facilitate both examination success and confidence and safety in the clinical situation. Topics address the whole BDS curriculum and range from the physics of imaging and radiation protection to infection control and regional image interpretation. Perfect for undergraduate students, post-graduate students, specialist trainees and general dental practitioners alike, Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology has become the 'must-have' volume for all readers who practise or who intend to practise clinical dentistry. Provides a comprehensive account of the radiology and radiography topics usually examined at undergraduate and postgraduate level Clear and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy More than 1100 illustrations - many of them updated - present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an accessible manner Contains recent classifications and advanced imaging modalities including cone beam CT imaging techniques An online, regularly updated, summary of the current UK ionising radiation legislation and guidance on good practice for all dental practitioners as well as a summary of the latest UK guidance in relation to the use of Cone Beam CT (CBCT) equipment An all new online self assessment questions and answers module. Questions have been specially prepared for each of the 32 Chapters to enable students to assess their own knowledge and understanding as they prepare for examinations. These include a mixture of single best answer and multiple correct answer questions, drag and drop identification of radiological anatomy as well as new examples of various pathological conditions to enable practice of diagnostic skills. Includes a new chapter on cone beam technology and numerous examples of advanced imaging throughout the book

Dental Radiography

Principles and Techniques

Author: Joen Iannucci,Laura Jansen Howerton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323297439

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 8179

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.

Basic Guide to Dental Radiography

Author: Tim Reynolds

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118916271

Category: Medical

Page: 216

View: 6647

Basic Guide to Dental Radiography provides an essential introduction to radiography in the dental practice. Illustrated throughout, this guide outlines and explains each topic in a clear and accessible style. Comprehensive coverage includes general physics, principles of image formation, digital image recording, equipment, biological effects of x-rays and legislation Suitable for the whole dental team Illustrated in full colour throughout Ideal for those completing mandatory CPD in radiography Useful study guide for the NEBDN Certificate in Dental Radiography, the National Certificate in Radiography or the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist - E-Book

Author: Kathy Voigt Geurink

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291201

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 9093

Created by a dental hygienist for dental hygienists, Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist, 3rd Edition, helps you acquire the understanding to improve the oral health care of people throughout various communities and build a successful career in the public health sector. Learn how to effectively interact with and educate people of different cultures, plan and develop community projects, assess the risk of caries and other oral conditions, master ADEA Dental Hygiene Competencies, and more with proven, practical guidance. Comprehensive, cutting-edge content delivers everything you need to know to succeed in practice. Test-taking strategies help you confidently prepare for the community oral health portion of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). Up-to-date information on national initiatives details the goals and guidelines of various government programs. ADEA Dental Hygiene Competencies included at the end of each chapter highlight expectations you'll encounter as you enter the workforce. Dental Hygienist Mini-Profiles provide real-world perspectives to help you prepare for practice and plan your career. Applying Your Knowledge sections suggest ways you can begin improving oral health in your community. Guiding principles, learning objectives, vocabulary terms, and chapter summaries help you study more efficiently and reinforce your understanding of the most important concepts. Expanded Community Cases on the companion Evolve website test your ability to apply your knowledge to common scenarios you may encounter as a dental hygienist. UNIQUE! Healthy People 2020 Objectives give you a competitive edge with the most up-to-date science-based guidelines for promoting health and preventing disease. New chapter on Planning a Student Community Oral Health Project helps you confidently move from the classroom into the community and apply what you've learned to improve oral health care. Content updates keep you current on timely issues such as access to care, expanded career opportunities, caries risk assessment, fluoride and sealants, social responsibility and justice, and cultural competence.

Essentials of Dental Caries: The Disease and Its Management, 3rd Ed.

The Disease and Its Management

Author: Edwina Kidd

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198529783

Category: Medical

Page: 180

View: 9257

The new edition of this popular, clinically relevant book provides the biological background required by dentistry students in order to take the science of cariology to the chairside in the management of patients.

Veterinary Dentistry: A Team Approach - E-Book

Author: Steven E. Holmstrom

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455703230

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 1832

From radiology and anesthesia to patient needs and client education, this handy full-color guide covers everything you need to know about veterinary dentistry. Dental procedures are presented first, with chapters on oral examinations, instruments, safety, and anesthesia, followed by coverage of more difficult areas such as endodontics. The book concludes with two very interesting chapters on marketing veterinary dentistry and commonly asked client questions, replete with proper responses. With its comprehensive coverage and team approach, Animal Dentistry is the ideal resource for both technicians and practitioners alike to use in school and professional practice. Clear, heavily illustrated procedures provide a more detailed look at the skills you need to master. Dental terminology is incorporated to help you master the proper language and improve office communication. Inclusion of digital dental radiography develops your understanding of direct radiology versus computerized radiology and the economic considerations of both. Vet Tech Threads include a variety of pedagogical features including learning objective, key terms, chapter outlines, Technician Notes, and more to help you navigate through chapters and focus your learning. New full-color illustrations give you a better picture of concepts, equipment, and procedure details.

Exercises in Oral Radiology and Interpretation

Author: Robert P. Langlais,Craig Miller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323431364

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 6329

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.

ABC of Emergency Radiology

Author: Otto Chan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118703030

Category: Medical

Page: 144

View: 1326

A great source of examples that can be referred to in the heat of emergency. Mistakes can easily be made when interpreting emergency radiographs. The situation is often made more difficult by the urgency and circumstances in which the radiograph has to be evaluated. This book describes a systematic approach to assessing radiographs, instructing you on the appearances of radiological abnormalities and comparing these with normal radiographs. Each chapter covers a different part of the body and leads you through the anatomy, followed by the different types of view to request, the system of assessment itself, and pitfalls to avoid. With its clear explanation, combined with over 400 radiographs and illustrations, this essential book provides a great source of examples that can be referred to in the heat of an emergency. It will be invaluable for accident and emergency staff, trainee radiologists, medical students, nurses, and radiographers.

Exercises in Oral Radiography Techniques

A Laboratory Manual

Author: Evelyn Thomson

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134449876

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 4088

While dental hygiene and dental assisting students learn oral radiographic theory in the classroom, it is through laboratory practice that students perfect the skills necessary to assume professional roles. This laboratory manual challenges students to link theory with clinical practice. Designed to complement Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists, 10th Edition, Exercises in Oral Radiography Techniques: A Laboratory Manual serves as a workbook to guide a student in the practice of radiographic techniques with ready-made exercises, which include mounting diagrams to attach finished radiographs and pages that allow a student to turn in assignments for instructor evaluation. Each of the student-centered activities requires minimal preparation by an instructor, and explicit directions guide independent, self-paced practice. Providing students with guided exercises that facilitate the development of dental radiographic skills, while providing instructors of oral radiology with a resource for meaningful laboratory activities, continues to be the goal of the fourth edition of Exercises in Oral Radiography Techniques: A Laboratory Manual. A thorough revision, in combination with a reorganization of topic presentation, reflects the educational recommendations of dental hygiene and dental assisting curriculum guidelines.

Dental Anatomy Coloring Book

Author: Margaret J. Fehrenbach

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455745898

Category: Medical

Page: 440

View: 9401

Featuring an array of coloring and labeling activities, Dental Anatomy Coloring Book, 2nd Edition, provides an easy, fun, and effective way to memorize the structures of the head and neck region as well as the basic body systems affecting dentistry. Each chapter includes several images that you are asked to color and connect with corresponding labels. This edition adds more illustrations and NEW review questions with references to specific chapters in core textbooks where more in-depth explanations can be found. Developed by Margaret Fehrenbach, a nationally renowned authority in dental professional education, this coloring book makes it easier to identify anatomical landmarks and understand the complex interrelationships involved in dental anatomy and physiology. A comprehensive focus on dental anatomy covers all the structures of head and neck anatomy and the basic body systems that are essential to the practice of dentistry, with varying views of structures, including differing orientations and levels of detail. An easy-to-follow organization begins with an overview of body systems and then breaks down dental anatomy in the following chapters, providing information in small chunks and providing a clear picture of interrelationships. 220 detailed anatomical illustrations, including corresponding labels, make both coloring and identification easy. Perforated pages allow for easy removal so that you can study pages while on the go or submit them to your instructors. NEW! Review questions are included with each illustration - 10 fill-in-the-blank questions based on the content in two related titles: Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy and Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck. NEW! Additional illustrations are included, as well as more alternative views of structures of the head and neck. NEW! Access to online student resources on the Evolve companion website for Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck, 4th Edition, including use of the Body Spectrum electronic anatomy coloring book.

Clinical Radiology of the Horse

Author: Janet A. Butler,Christopher M. Colles,Sue J. Dyson,Svend E. Kold,Paul W. Poulos

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118912284

Category: Medical

Page: 808

View: 3969

Preceded by Clinical radiology of the horse / Janet A. Butler ... [et al.]. 3rd ed. 2008.

Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals - E-Book

Author: Eric Whaites,Nicholas Drage

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051675

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 9503

This is a new edition of a popular text that presents all of the information that a Dental Care Practitioner needs to know in order to safely capture high-quality clinical images. In this latest edition, both traditional methods of imaging and new modalities are included, such as cone beam CT, and the author team has been expanded to bring a fresh approach to the subject area. Written in an accessible manner which avoids unnecessary detail, each page spread has been carefully designed to ensure clarity of understanding by the reader to ensure both exam success and confidence and safety in the clinical situation. Topics address the whole curriculum and range from the basic physics of imaging to radiation protection and safety legislation. Suitable for all Dental Care Professionals, this book has become essential reading for all readers who intend to undertake clinical imaging. Clear and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy More than 650 illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an accessible manner Written by the best known UK textbook author in the subject area, who has been heavily involved in the British Dental Association's highly successful on-line course in dental radiography Contains what the Dental Care Professional needs to know and no more, i.e. basic principles of background science, practical details of radiography and an elementary account of radiological interpretation Includes a new chapter on cone beam technology Fully updated throughout including current legislation and safety guidelines

Veterinary Dental Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner

Author: Steven E. Holmstrom,Patricia Frost Fitch,Edward R. Eisner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416064737

Category: Medical

Page: 701

View: 6934

The third edition of Veterinary Dental Techniques continues to serve as an easy-to-use, practical guide to dental techniques and materials for the small animal practitioner. Covers a wide range of topics including examination and charting, routine and advanced periodontal care, endodontic treatment, orthodontics, dental anesthesia, and ergonomics. Presents a complete and practical approach to dental examination and charting, routine and advanced periodontal care, endodontic treatment, restorative dentistry, orthodontics, fracture fixation, anesthesia and analgesia Features step-by-step instructions with clear illustrations for successfully planning and treating a wide spectrum of dental procedures All chapters have been completely revised and updated with the most current information Includes helpful home-care and post-operative instructions for clients Consistently formatted chapters include general comments, indications, contraindications, and advantages and disadvantages for all techniques and dental materials Offers guidelines for starting or expanding a dental department for your practice Contains an in-depth discussion of the wide range of equipment and instruments that will allow you to provide the highest standard of dental care for your patients Provides recommendations for the care and maintenance of your dental operatory Includes a completely updated appendix of manufacturers and sources of dental materials New chapter on maxillofacial fractures New chapter on regional and local anesthesia Completely updated list of manufacturers and sources of dental materials Expanded coverage of general health safety and ergonomics in the veterinary dental workplace

The Radiography Procedure and Competency Manual

Author: Anita Biedrzycki

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803674775

Category: Medical

Page: 545

View: 536

Be prepared to meet the ARRT competency requirements! These procedure checklists make it easy. To qualify for your certification exam, you must demonstrate your competency in all 36 mandatory procedures and in at least 15 of the 30 elective procedures—and your instructors must verify your proficiencies. First, you can use the checklists to review the procedures in preparation for the exam and to develop decision-making skills that will produce the highest quality radiographs while considering the needs and limitations of the patient. Then, your instructors can use them to record their evaluation of your competency for each procedure. And, finally, program directors can use them to verify to the ARRT that the you have demonstrated the required competencies and proficiencies.

Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Physics and Instrumentation

Author: Rachel A. Powsner,Matthew R. Palmer,Edward R. Powsner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118473515

Category: Medical

Page: 248

View: 7845

An excellent introduction to the basic concepts of nuclear medicine physics This Third Edition of Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Physics and Instrumentation expands the finely developed illustrated review and introductory guide to nuclear medicine physics and instrumentation. Along with simple, progressive, highly illustrated topics, the authors present nuclear medicine-related physics and engineering concepts clearly and concisely. Included in the text are introductory chapters on relevant atomic structure, methods of radionuclide production, and the interaction of radiation with matter. Further, the text discusses the basic function of the components of scintillation and non-scintillation detector systems. An information technology section discusses PACs and DICOM. There is extensive coverage of quality control procedures, followed by updated chapters on radiation safety practices, radiation biology, and management of radiation accident victims. Clear and concise, this new edition of Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Physics and Instrumentation offers readers: Four new chapters Updated coverage of CT and hybrid scanning systems: PET/CT and SPECT/CT Fresh discussions of the latest technology based on solid state detectors and new scanner designs optimized for dedicated cardiac imaging New coverage of PACs and DICOM systems Expanded coverage of image reconstruction and processing techniques New material on methods of image display Logically structured and clearly written, this is the book of choice for anyone entering the field of nuclear medicine, including nuclear medicine residents and fellows, cardiac nuclear medicine fellows, and nuclear medicine technology students. It is also a handy quick-reference guide for those already working in the field of nuclear physics.

Portfolios for Health Professionals

Author: Kate Andre,Marie Heartfield

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729583422

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 1486

Portfolios for Health Professionals 3e is a practical guide to designing and developing a portfolio that documents and communicates your professional achievements and competencies, in order to meet the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) annual registration requirements. Now revised to address a range of health professions, this third edition will help students to gain a basic understanding of what a portfolio is, how it is used, and why different types of portfolio may be required for different purposes. The book provides health professionals with detailed guidelines for developing a quality portfolio that will help them to review their professional practice, direct their continuing professional development, assess their learning and career planning, and communicate their professional achievements. Updated regulatory requirements for national registration Aligned to updated APRHA CPD standards New section on clinical reasoning Increased focus on reflective practice throughout, to encourage critical thinking Expanded section on ePortfolios, including examples Greater emphasis on evidence-based practice New Chapter 7, with practical examples of the approaches used by a range of health practitioners to develop their professional portfolios