Patient Assessment Tutorials A Step-By-Step Guide for the Dental Hygienist

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2010-08-26
  • Publisher: LWW
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This textbook guides dental hygiene students through the process of patient assessment, covering both the actual physical assessment and effective patient communication. All skills presented in the book are detailed in a highly visual, step-by-step style - a unique and effective approach in the dental hygiene market.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Communication Techniques for Assessment Module 1-Communication Skills for Assessment Module 2-Making Our Words Understandable Module 3-Overcoming Communication Barriers Part 2: Assessment Skills Module 4-Medical History Module 5-Ready References: Medical History Module 6-Dental History Module 7-Vital Signs: Temperature Module 8-Vital Signs: Pulse and Respiration Module 9-Vital Signs: Blood Pressure Module 10-Tobacco Cessation Counseling Module 11-Soft Tissue Lesions Module 12-Head & Neck Examination Module 13-Oral Examination Module 14-Gingival Description Module 15-Mixed Dentition and Occlusion Module 16-Dental Radiographs Part 3: Comprehensive Patient Cases Module 17-Comprehensive Patient Cases F-K

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