Written by a dental hygienist for dental hygienists, "Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist" helps you learn the safe and effective administration of local anesthesia. Coverage is tailored to fit the role and needs of the dental hygienist and promotes patient-centered care by integrating discussions of the Human Needs Paradigm with complete instructions for local anesthesia administration. Full-color photographs illustrate specific injection techniques, and colorful illustrations show dental anatomy. Written by experienced educator Demetra Logothetis, this reference presents material at the right level for dental hygienists and prepares you for success both on your licensure exam and in your career.
Section I: Introduction to Pain Control Chapter 1. Local Anesthesia in Dental Hygiene Practice: An Introduction Chapter 2. Neurophysiology Section II: Local and Topical Anesthetic Agents Chapter 3. Pharmacology of Local Anesthetic Agents Chapter 4. Pharmacology of Vasoconstrictors Chapter 5. Local Anesthetic Agents Appendix 5-1: Summary of Amide Local Anesthetic Agents and Vasoconstrictors Chapter 6. Topical Anesthetic Agents Section III: Patient Assessment Chapter 7. Preanesthetic Assessment Appendix 7-1: Medical History Form Appendix 7-2: Prophylatic Antibiotic Summary Chapter 8. Determining Drug Doses Appendix 8-1: Summary of Local Anesthetic Agents and Vasoconstrictors Section IV: Local Anesthetic Techniques for the Dental Hygienist Chapter 9. Armamentarium/Syringe Preparation Chapter 10. Anatomical Consideration for the Administration of Local Anesthetics Chapter 11. Basic Injection Techniques Appendix 11-1: Do's and DonOts of Handling Sharps Chapter 12. Maxillary Nerve Anesthesia Appendix 12-1: Summary of Maxillary Injections Chapter 13. Mandibular Nerve Anesthesia Appendix 13-1: Summary of Mandibular Injections Section V: Complications, Legal Considerations, Risk Management Chapter 14. Local Anesthetic Complications Chapter 15. Legal Considerations and Risk Management Glossary Index
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