A practical aid to the development of diagnostic skills, this book covers the basic and applied principles of physical examination through sections on patient communication, eliciting a medical history, examination of the head and neck, and examination of the oral cavity. The book also covers other diagnostic methods, such as radiographic interpretation and diagnosis and laboratory methods. It concludes with a useful chapter that puts everything together allowing the reader to understand how diagnosis and examination relates to treatment planning, consultations, and referrals.
Physical Evaluation in Dental Practice will be a useful clinical companion for pre–doctoral students, who will find it an easy–to–use and ready reference, as well as a helpful resource and refresher for dental hygiene students, dental hygienists, and practicing dentists.
- An integrated clinical guide to patient evaluation and diagnosis
- Unique integrated approach tailored to students of dentistry
- Offers guidance in acquiring essential clinical skills
- Highly illustrated with clinical photography profiling commonly encountered conditions
2. The Historical Profile.
3. Basic Procedures in Physical Examination.
4. Examination of the Head and Neck.
5. Examination of the Oral Cavity.
6. Radiographic Examination.
7. Laboratory Methods.
8. Consultations and Referrals.
9. Introduction to the Clinical Process