This highly practical text aims to provide the newly qualified dental nurse with with a basic guide to dental nursing issues. The Dental Nurse Survival Guide adopts the same Q&A format that has proven so successful with the best selling Staff Nurse Survival Guide. Each guide is a collection of all the common situations that a newly qualified practitioner might face. The aim is to produce an answer for each question that could be read in 5 minutes - a pocket-sized handbook containing ideas, principles and guidelines for a number of common and sometimes unexpected situations encountered in the first year of practice. Written by experienced author who wrote The Dental Nurses' Guide to Infection Control and Decontamination.
Kathryn Porter qualified as a Dental Surgery Assistant in 1970 and have been employed at Birmingham Dental Hospital since April 1972. Promoted to Assistant Principal Dental Nurse in 1988 after being promoted to Senior Dental Nurse in 1973 and became Senior Dental Nurse (Decontamination) in 2007.
Introduction: Section 1: Clinical Practice Chapter One: Dealing with Medical Emergencies. Chapter Two: Dealing with Dental Emergencies. Chapter Three: Dealing with daily practice Chapter Four: Infection control Chapter Five: Radiology Chapter Six: Role in the care of the patient during different treatments. Section 2: Professional Practice Chapter Seven: Professional practice requirements and CPD Chapter Eight: The dental practice team and culture Chapter Nine: Role in Telling Patients Bad News Sources of Further Information and Guidance.