Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing

Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing

By: Mary Miller (author), Crispian Scully (author)Paperback

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This Elsevier title is a Pageburst product which provides you with the printed volume PLUS an e-book. Pageburst (formerly Evolve eBooks) allows you to quickly search the entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently. Buying other Pageburst titles makes your learning experience even better: all of the eBooks will work together on your electronic 'bookshelf' so that you can search across your entire electronic library. "Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing" is a new comprehensive learning resource which has everything you need to know to perform safely and effectively in the clinical dental environment. From the role of the dental nurse in initial assessment and treatment planning through to the care of the patient with complex medical needs, the book covers a wide range of issues dental nurses need to deal with on a day-to-day basis. Highly illustrated throughout, "Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing" explains anatomy and physiology and covers the full range of common oral diseases as they relate to dental nursing practice. Dental equipment, materials, drugs and procedures are clearly outlined together with a discussion of the role of the dental nurse in relation to oral health promotion, preventive dentistry and dental and medical emergencies. Chapters on registration requirements, ethical and legal issues relating to practice and further training and opportunities complete the picture. Lots of diagrams, key point boxes and straightforward explanations ensure that "Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing" will give you all you need to know to provide the highest level of patient care. Prepared by leading authorities in the field, this book is ideal for candidates sitting the National Diploma in Dental Nursing or City and Guilds qualifications in dental nursing, as well as serving as a ready reference for fully qualified dental nurses and therapists in the hospital, community or general practice setting.

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About Author

Crispian Scully is a Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Oral Health-General Health; and is emeritus Professor at UCL. He is Co-Editor of Oral Diseases, Medicina Oral, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry. Crispian Scully is Past-President of the International Academy of Oral Oncology, European Association of Oral Medicine, British Society for Oral Medicine and British Society of Disability and Oral Health, he has served as Dean in Bristol and UCL; on the General Dental Council; on the Councils of the Royals colleges in Glasgow and Edinburgh; and on committees of NICE and CRUK, He has written and edited over 45 books, written over 150 book chapters and has over 1000 papers cited on MEDLINE. He has received the CBE, University of Helsinki Medal of Honour, University of Santiago de Compostela Medal, University of Granada Medal, Fellowship of UCL, and honorary degrees from the Universities of Athens, Granada, Helsinki and Pretoria. He has received the UK Dental Award for the Most Outstanding Achievements in Dentistry, the Awards of the Spanish Society for Oral Medicine and the Hellenic Society for Oral Medicine, and the International Award of the Spanish Society for Oral Surgery.


CHAPTER 1: Health and Safety, Occupational Hazards and Infection Control in the Dental Workplace CHAPTER 2: Medical Emergencies and First Aid in the Dental Surgery CHAPTER 3: Law and Ethics CHAPTER 4: Anatomy and Physiology CHAPTER 5: Oral Disease CHAPTER 6: Patient Care and Special Groups CHAPTER 7: Oral Health Needs and Treatment Planning Appointments CHAPTER 8: Oral Health Promotion CHAPTER 9: Restorative Procedures and Materials CHAPTER 10: Surgical Procedures CHAPTER 11: Correction of Malocclusion: Orthodontics CHAPTER 12: Dental Drugs, Materials, Instruments and Equipment CHAPTER 13: Pain and Anxiety Control CHAPTER 14: Dental Imaging CHAPTER 15: Communication CHAPTER 16: Dental Emergencies CHAPTER 17: Human Diseases and Health Promotion

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/04/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780723435068
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 436
  • ID: 9780723435068
  • ISBN10: 0723435065

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