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Patient Assessment Tutorials : A Step-by-Step Guide for the Dental Hygienist,9780781775168
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Patient Assessment Tutorials : A Step-by-Step Guide for the Dental Hygienist

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1st
ISBN13:

9780781775168

ISBN10:
0781775167
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/10/2006
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

The ability to perform and document patient assessment procedures is vital to the practice of dental hygiene--a complete and accurate assessment is the starting point to providing thorough patient care. Make sure you are prepared for patient assessment with this unique guide that takes you step-by-step through each assessment procedure including techniques for effectively communicating the assessment process and findings to patients. Excellent features include detailed, full-color illustrations and photographs to visually guide you through procedures and techniques, case studies and personal accounts that bring the content to life, and more.

Table of Contents

PART 1: COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES FOR ASSESSMENT
Communication Skills for Assessment
2(26)
The Communication Process
4(8)
Communicating with Patients
12(7)
Ready References
19(2)
The Human Element
21(1)
Quick Questions
22(3)
Skill Check
25(3)
Making Our Words Understandable
28(16)
Roadblocks to Effective Communication
29(1)
Making Health Care Words Understandable
30(4)
Information Gathering on the Internet
34(1)
Ready References
35(2)
The Human Element
37(2)
Quick Questions
39(1)
Skill Check
40(4)
PART 2: ASSESSMENT SKILLS
Medical History
44(58)
The Medical History Assessment
46(12)
Peak Procedure
58(3)
Ready References
61(4)
The Human Element
65(32)
Quick Questions
97(2)
Skill Check
99(3)
Ready References: Medical History
102(34)
Medical Conditions and Diseases
103(8)
Common Presciption Medications
111(18)
Brand Names for Generic Drugs
129(7)
Vital Signs: Temperature
136(22)
Introduction to Vital Signs Assessment
138(2)
Peak Procedures
140(7)
Ready References
147(4)
The Human Element
151(2)
Quick Questions
153(2)
Skill Check
155(3)
Vital Signs: Pulse and Respiration
158(20)
Peak Procedure for Pulse Assessment
160(4)
Peak Procedure for Assessing Respiration
164(3)
Ready References
167(4)
The Human Element
171(2)
Quick Questions
173(2)
Skill Check
175(3)
Vital Signs: Blood Pressure
178(48)
Introduction to Blood Pressure
181(11)
Critical Technique Elements
192(5)
Peak Procedure
197(8)
Ready References
205(8)
The Human Element
213(3)
Practical Focus---Fictitious Patient Cases
216(3)
Quick Questions
219(3)
Skill Check
222(4)
Soft Tissue Lesions
226(44)
Learning to Look at Lesions
228(9)
Peak Procedures: Describing Lesions
237(2)
Detection and Prevention
239(1)
Peak Procedures: Smoking Cessation
240(1)
Ready References
241(6)
The Human Element
247(3)
Practical Focus---Lesions Descriptions
250(15)
Quick Questions
265(2)
Skill Check
267(3)
Head & Neck Examination
270(64)
Examination Overview
272(9)
Methods for Examination
281(3)
Peak Procedure
284(21)
Ready References
305(2)
The Human Element
307(3)
Practical Focus---Fictitious Patient Cases
310(16)
Quick Questions
326(3)
Skill Check
329(5)
Oral Examination
334(56)
Examination Overview
336(8)
Peak Procedure
344(17)
Ready References
361(4)
The Human Element
365(2)
Practical Focus---Fictitious Patient Cases
367(16)
Quick Questions
383(2)
Skill Check
385(5)
Gingival Description
390(44)
Learning to Look at the Gingiva
392(10)
Peak Procedure
402(3)
Ready References
405(4)
The Human Element
409(2)
Practical Focus---Fictitious Patient Cases
411(18)
Quick Questions
429(2)
Skill Check
431(3)
Mixed Dentition and Occlusion
434(42)
Sorting Out a Mixed Dentition
436(3)
Learning to Look at Occlusion
439(6)
Peak Procedures
445(2)
Ready References: Mixed Dentition
447(3)
Ready References: Occlusion
450(3)
The Human Element
453(2)
Practical Focus---Mixed Dentition
455(8)
Practical Focus---Occlusion
463(5)
Quick Questions
468(3)
Skill Check
471(5)
Dental Radiographs
476(34)
Review of Radiographic Anatomy
478(2)
Interpreting Radiographs
480(2)
Peak Procedure
482(1)
Ready References
483(4)
The Human Element
487(2)
Practical Focus---Fictitious Patient Cases
489(10)
Practical Focus---Panoramic Radiographs
499(7)
Quick Questions
506(1)
Skill Check
507(3)
PART 3: COMPREHENSIVE PATIENT CASES
Comprehensive Patient Case F - K
510(49)
Patient F
513(7)
Patient G
520(7)
Patient H
527(6)
Patient I
533(8)
Patient J
541(7)
Patient K
548(7)
Focus on Communication
555(4)
Glossary 559(6)
Index 565


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