ISBN: 9781416061007
Page Count: 424
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $48.95

Procedures Manual to Accompany Dental Hygiene,

by Michele Leonardi Darby, BSDH, MS and Margaret Walsh, RDH, MS, MA, EdD
Spiral Bound
ISBN: 9781416061007
Page Count: 424
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $48.95
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Reinforce your classroom knowledge and learn to perform clinical procedures with ease and accuracy. The Procedures Manual to Accompany Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice contains step-by-step descriptions with information about the materials and equipment necessary to carry out the procedures. Rationales are included to ensure that you comprehend the science behind each step of the procedure. The manual also includes client education handouts and helpful tables and lists covering assessment, evaluation, and general client care. You'll want to keep this book by your side as a quick reference in clinics and as a refresher once you start your practice.
    • Procedures include simple, clear illustrations and rationales for each step.
    • Client education handouts and physical assessment and communication tips provide targeted resources for your role in the prevention of oral diseases.
    • The easy-to-use format makes it a handy and highly portable reference.

    Section 2: Preparation for the Appointment

    Chapter 8: Medical Emergencies

    Procedure 8-1: Initial Assessment
    Procedure 8-2: Rescue Breathing–Adult, Child, Infant
    Procedure 8-3: Single-Rescuer CPR–Adult, Child, Infant
    Procedure 8-4: Two-Rescuer CPR–Adult and Child
    Procedure 8-5: Single-Rescuer CPR Using an AED–Adult and Child
    Procedure 8-6: Conscious Choking–Adult and Child
    Procedure 8-7: Unconscious Choking–Adult and Child
    Procedure 8-8: Conscious Choking–Infant
    Procedure 8-9: Unconscious Choking–Infant

    Section 3: Assessments

    Chapter 11: Vital Signs

    Procedure 11-1: Taking an Oral Temperature Measurement with a Mercury-in-Glass Thermometer
    Procedure 11-2: Taking an Oral Temperature Measurement with an Electric Thermometer
    Procedure 11-3: Measuring the Radial Pulse
    Procedure 11-4: Measuring Respirations
    Procedure 11-5: Assessing Blood Pressure by Auscultation

    Chapter 13: Extraoral and Intraoral Clinical Assessment

    Procedure 13-1: Conducting Extraoral Assessments
    Procedure 13-2: Conducting Intraoral Assessments

    Chapter 14: Assessment of the Dentition

    Procedure 14-1: Use of an Electric Pulp Tester to Determine Pulp Vitality

    Chapter 15: Oral Hygiene Assessment: Soft Deposits and Hard Deposits

    Procedure 15-1: Oral Deposit Assessment

    Section 5: Implementation

    Chapter 22: Mechanical Plaque Biofilm Control: Interdental & Supplemental Self-Care Devices

    Procedure 22-1: Spool Flossing Method–Adults
    Procedure 22-2: Loop Flossing Method–Children and Clients with Limited Manual Dexterity
    Procedure 22-3: Use of a Floss Holder
    Procedure 22-4: Use of a Floss Threader
    Procedure 22-5: Use of a Toothpick in a Toothpick Holder
    Procedure 22-6: Use of a Wedge Stimulator
    Procedure 22-7: Use of a Rubber Tip Stimulator
    Procedure 22-8: Use of an Interdental Brush
    Procedure 22-9: Use of a Tongue Cleaner
    Procedure 22-10: Use of a Dental Water Jet–Jet Tip

    Chapter 24: Hand-Activated Instruments

    Procedure 24-1: Basic Positioning for Assessment and Treatment
    Procedure 24-2: Use of the Periodontal Probe
    Procedure 24-3: Use of the Periodontal Explorer
    Procedure 24-4: Use of the Anterior Sickle Scaler
    Procedure 24-5: Use of the Posterior Sickle Scaler
    Procedure 24-6: Use of the Universal Curet
    Procedure 24-7: Use of Area-Specific Curets
    Procedure 24-8: Operator Positioning Strategies of Protective Scaling

    Chapter 25: Ultrasonic Instrumentation

    Procedure 25-1: Instrumentation with the Magnetostrictive Ultrasonic Unit

    Chapter 26: Root Morphology and Instrumentation Applications

    Procedure 26-1: Root Morphology and Implications for Root Instrumentation

    Chapter 27: Management of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Stains

    Procedure 27-1: Rubber-Cup Polishing
    Procedure 27-2: Air Polishing

    Chapter 28: Decision Making Related to Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy

    Procedure 28-1: Use of Extended-Shank and Mini-Blade Curets

    Chapter 29: Chemotherapy for the Control of Periodontal Diseases

    Procedure 29-1: Placement of Controlled-Release Drug: Tetracycline Fiber
    Procedure 29-2: Placement of Controlled-Release Drug: Chlorhexidine Chip
    Procedure 29-3: Placement of Controlled-Release Drug: Doxycycline Gel
    Procedure 29-4: Placement of Controlled-Release Drug: Minocycline Hydrochloride Microspheres

    Chapter 30: Acute Gingival and Periodontal Conditions, Lesions of Endodontic Origin, and Avulsed Teeth

    Procedure 30-1: Emergency Management of the Avulsed Tooth

    Chapter 31: Caries Management: Fluorides, Chlorhexidine, Xylitol, and Amorphous Calcium Phosphates

    Procedure 31-1: Professionally Applied Topical Fluoride Using the Tray Technique
    Procedure 31-2: Profession
  • Michele Leonardi Darby, BSDH, MS, Eminent Scholar, University Professor, Graduate Program Director, G.W. Hirschfield School of Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting, College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA and Margaret Walsh, RDH, MS, MA, EdD, Professor, Department of Preventative and Restorative Dental Sciences, Graduate Program Director, Dental Hygiene Master of Science Program, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
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