cover image - Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780723436959
Page Count: 562
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $87.95

Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry,4th Edition

by Angus C. Cameron, BDS (Hons) MDSc (Syd) FDSRCS(Eng) FRACDS FICD and Richard P. Widmer, MDSc,FRACDS
cover image - Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780723436959
Page Count: 562
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $87.95
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Suitable for students and practitioners alike, the Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry is a concise, practical and highly illustrated guide to the day-to-day management of child dental patients.

      • Established as the foremost available comprehensive handbook on pediatric dentistry
      • Prepared in an ‘easy-to-digest’ fashion – which allows for quick reference and easy reading
      • Contains over 550 full colour line artworks, photographs and tables together with ‘Clinical Hints’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires
      • Sets out the essentials for managing conditions such as clefting disorders, haematological and endocrine disorders, congenital cardiac disease, disorders of metabolism, organ transplantation and cancer in children as well as more familiar presentations such as dental trauma, oral infections and caries
      • Detailed appendices provide the reader with information that is often difficult to find and which may be overlooked
      • Designed specifically to give all practitioners confidence when managing children
      • Convenient handbook size ensures that the book can be easily referred to in the clinical setting
      • Endorsed by the Australasian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
    • Improved layout with completely new colour illustrations
    • Expanded section on sedation 
    • Includes details from the most recent international guidelines
    • Cases expanded to show 20 year follow-up
    • New chapter on clinical and surgical techniques
    • New chapter on the care of children with special needs
    • Major revisions of chapters on behaviour management, restorative dentistry, management of cleft lip and palate 
    • Increased section on radiographic pathology in children
  • 1. The philosophy of pediatric dentistry

    2. Child development and behaviour management

    3. Pharmacological behaviour management

    4. Dental caries

    5. Fluoride and dental health

    6. Restorative pediatric dentistry

    7. Pulp therapy for primary and immature permanent teeth

    8. Clinical and surgical techniques

    9. Trauma management

    10. Pediatric oral medicine, oral pathology and radiology

    11. Dental anomalities

    12. Medically compromised children

    13. Children with special needs

    14. Orthodontic diagnosis and treatment in the mixed dentition

    15. Management of cleft lip and palate

    16. Speech, language and swallowing

    Appendix A Blood and serum testing and investigations

    Appendix B Fluid and electrolyte balance

    Appendix C Management of anaphylaxis

    Appendix D Management of acute asthma

    Appendix E Antibiotic prophylaxis protocols for the prevention of infective endocarditis

    Appendix F Somatic growth and maturity

    Appendix G Growth charts

    Appendix H Glasgow coma scale

    Appendix I Common drugs usage in pediatric dentistry

    Appendix J Eruption dates of teeth

    Appendix K Construction of family pedigree

    Appendix L Calculating fluoride values for dental products

  • Angus C. Cameron, BDS (Hons) MDSc (Syd) FDSRCS(Eng) FRACDS FICD, Head, Department of Paediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, Westmead Hospital, Sydney; Clinical Associate Professor and Head, Paediatric Dentistry, The University of Sydney; Visiting Senior Specialist, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Australia and Richard P. Widmer, MDSc,FRACDS, Paediatric Dentist, Head of Department & Senior Staff Specialist, Paediatric Dentistry; Assistant Professor, University of Sydney,The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
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