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Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist- E-Book
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Written by a dental hygienist for dental hygienists, Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist helps you learn the safe and effective administration of local anesthesia. Coverage is tailored to fit the role and needs of the dental hygienist and promotes patient-centered care by integrating discussions of the Human Needs Paradigm with complete instructions for local anesthesia administration. Full-color photographs illustrate specific injection techniques, and colorful illustrations show dental anatomy. Written by experienced educator Demetra Logothetis, this reference presents material at the right level for dental hygienists and prepares you for success both on your licensure exam and in your career.


Section I: Introduction to Pain Control

Chapter 1. Local Anesthesia in Dental Hygiene Practice: An Introduction

Chapter 2. Neurophysiology

Section II: Local and Topical Anesthetic Agents

Chapter 3. Pharmacology of Local Anesthetic Agents

Chapter 4. Pharmacology of Vasoconstrictors

Chapter 5. Local Anesthetic Agents

Appendix 5-1: Summary of Amide Local Anesthetic Agents and Vasoconstrictors

Chapter 6. Topical Anesthetic Agents

Section III: Patient Assessment

Chapter 7. Preanesthetic Assessment

Appendix 7-1: Medical History Form

Appendix 7-2: Prophylatic Antibiotic Summary

Chapter 8. Determining Drug Doses

Appendix 8-1: Summary of Local Anesthetic Agents and Vasoconstrictors

Section IV: Local Anesthetic Techniques for the Dental Hygienist

Chapter 9. Armamentarium/Syringe Preparation

Chapter 10. Anatomical Consideration for the Administration of Local Anesthetics

Chapter 11. Basic Injection Techniques

Appendix 11-1: Do's and DonÕts of Handling Sharps

Chapter 12. Maxillary Nerve Anesthesia

Appendix 12-1: Summary of Maxillary Injections

Chapter 13. Mandibular Nerve Anesthesia

Appendix 13-1: Summary of Mandibular Injections

Section V: Complications, Legal Considerations, Risk Management

Chapter 14. Local Anesthetic Complications

Chapter 15. Legal Considerations and Risk Management




ISBN-13: 9780323291330
Publisher: Elsevier (Mosby)
Publication date: July, 2011
Pages: 768

Subcategories: Anaesthetics and Pain, Dentistry