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Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist. Edition No. 3

  • ID: 5230665
  • Book
  • May 2021
  • 416 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Binder-Ready Edition: This loose-leaf copy of the full text is a convenient, accessible, and customizable alternative to the bound book. With this binder-ready edition, students can personalize the text to match their unique needs!

Learn the safe use of local anesthesia with the only book written specifically for dental hygienists! Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist, 3rd Edition provides a complete guide to pharmacology and anesthetic techniques, helping you learn procedures before you work with actual patients. Detailed drawings show dental anatomy and full-color photos illustrate specific injection techniques; case studies let you apply your knowledge to clinical practice. The Evolve website includes procedure videos and prepares you for success on board exams with practice questions and a mock licensure exam. Writing in a warm, humanistic style, dental hygiene educator Demetra Logothetis will allay any fears you may have in working with local and topical anesthetics.

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Part I - Introduction to Pain Control

Chapter 1 - Local Anesthesia in Dental Hygiene Practice

Chapter 2 - Neurophysiology

Part 2 - Local and Topical Anesthetic Agents

Chapter 3 - Pharmacology of Local Anesthetic Agents

Chapter 4 - Pharmacology of Vasocontrictors

Chapter 5 - Local Anesthetic Agents

Chapter 6 - Topical Anesthetic Agents

Part 3 - Patient Assessment

Chapter 7 - Preanesthetic Assessment

Chapter 8 - Determining Drug Dosages

Part 4 - Local Anesthetic Techniques for the Dental Hygienist

Chapter 9 - Armamentarium/Syringe Preparation

Chapter 10 - Anatomic Considerations for Local Anesthesia Administration

Chapter 11 - Basic Injection Techniques

Chapter 12 - Maxillary Anesthesia

Chapter 13 - Mandibular Anesthesia

Chapter 14 - Local Anesthesia for the Child and Adolescent

Part 5 - Complications, Legal Considerations, and Risk Management

Chapter 15 - Local Anesthetic Complications

Chapter 16 - Legal Considerations and Risk Management

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Logothetis, Demetra D.
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