Mosby's Dental Hygiene

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-10-24
  • Publisher: Mosby Inc

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This study guide companion to Mosby's Dental Hygiene: Concepts, Cases, and Competencies, 2nd Edition draws the student in using a friendly question and answer format that explains "how's," "what's," "where's," and "why's" of the content. The answers to these questions tie into features from the main text including the Insight Statement, Learning Outcomes, Case Studies, and Case Applications. Review Questions and answers as well as Critical Thinking Activity Worksheets encourage students to practice their knowledge and skills after reading the text chapter and to prepare for exams. Follows a format consistent with the main text and allows students to become familiar with the pattern and focus on learning the content. A conversational question and answer format makes material less intimidating and immediately demonstrates the benefits of working on the exercises. Frequent references to main text content such as Insight Statement, Learning Outcomes, and Case Study, help student retain the information better through repetition. Critical Thinking Activities help students practice application of concepts to everyday life and reach a better understanding of the dental hygienist's role. Topics to Debate feature challenges students to consider the ethics and proper application of dental hygienist skills to real-life situations they are likely to encounter. Patient Education Links encourage students to access the Internet or Evolve site for additional sources or agencies for more information on topics related to the text. Encourages self-assessment with Process Performance forms that allow students to grade themselves on whether or not they have developed the skills necessary to meet the Learning Outcomes in the chapter. Review questions, answers, and rationales at the end of the study guide help students review material and prepare for boards. Sample forms and patient education handouts provide sample dialogues and questions to ask patients when interacting in the dental office and help students contribute to successful dental hygienist practices.

Table of Contents

Oral Healthcare
The Dental Hygiene Profession
Health Promotion: A Basis of Practice
Leagal and Ethical Considerations
Evidence-Based Decision Making
The Bodys Response to Challenge
Environmental Ergonomics
Exposure Control and Prevention of Disease Transmission
Positioning and Prevention of Operator Injury
Instrument Design and Priniciples of Instrumentation
Instrument Sharpening
Patient Assessment
Life Stage Changes
Comprehensive Health History
Drug-Induced Adverse Oral Events
Physical and Extraoral Examination
Intraoral Examination
Periodontal Examination
Hard Tissue Examination
Radiographic and Photographic Imaging Assessment
Nutritional Assessment
Diagnosis and Planning
Oral Risk Assessment and Intervention Planning
Individualizing Preventive and Therapeutic Strategies
Post Treatment Assessment and Supportive Care
Case Development, Documentation, and Presentation
Prevention Implementation
Devices for Oral Self Care
Dental Caries and Caries Management
Tobacco and Chemical Addiction
Care of Appliances and Dental Prostheses
Therapeutic Implementation
Powered Instrumentation and Periodontal Debridement
Cosmetic and Therapeutic Polishing
Dentinal Sensitivity
Periodontal Dressings and Suturing
Operative Procedures
Emergency Management of Dental Trauma
Anxiety and Pain Control
Anxiety Control
Local Anesthetics
Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation
Care Modifications for Special Needs Patients
Salivary Dysfunction
Neurological and Sensory Impairment
Mental and Emotional Disorders
Immune System Dysfunction
Cancer and Treatment Effects on the Oral Cavity
Professional Development and Vision
Dental Hygiene Business and Management
Professional Development
Insight and Commitment
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