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cover image - Dental Hygiene - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),3rd Edition
ISBN: 9781455735877
Page Count: 1296
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $119.00

Dental Hygiene - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition

by Michele Leonardi Darby, BSDH, MS and Margaret Walsh, RDH, MS, MA, EdD

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cover image - Dental Hygiene - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),3rd Edition
ISBN: 9781455735877
Page Count: 1296
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Comprehensive and up to date, Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition offers complete coverage of today’s dental hygiene skills and theories -- all based on the Human Needs Model for better hygienist/patient communication. With a strong focus on clinical application, each section closely follows the critical thinking and clinical assessment approach that a hygienist must use in the classroom, clinic, and practice. Clinical competencies at the beginning of each chapter provide a clear, quick overview of exactly what you need to know, and procedure boxes with detailed steps and rationales ensure that you understand the reasoning behind each step in the competencies. In addition, new chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection keep you up to date with today’s major areas of research.
    • Each section takes you from conceptual foundations of dental hygiene through patient assessment, treatment, and evaluation.
    • Scenario boxes challenge you to integrate complex information as you assess, diagnose, plan care, and evaluate the outcome of care.
    • Client Education Issues and Legal, Ethical and Safety Issues boxes inform you of the latest information in these important areas.
    • Critical Thinking exercises provide opportunities for independent thought and problem solving.
    • Tables and boxes build upon and simplify information from the text, making study and review quick and easy.
    • Evolve website contains free online resources, including weblinks, self-assessment quizzes, and professional development worksheets for student review.
    • A reorganized section for Individuals with Special Needs includes chapters on Cleft Palate, Physical Abuse, Blood Diseases, and Mental Illness, all reflecting evidence-based research now available in these areas.
    • New chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection -- hot topics in today’s dental sciences.
    • New anesthesia guidelines keep you up to date with what's new in pain and anxiety control.
    • Essential resources and websites are now included at the end of each chapter for easy reference.
    • New illustrations provide a fresh, reader-friendly design.
    • Self-assessment quizzes are available online, all case-based to follow the NBDH format.
    • Free online access to the Legal and Ethical Decision Making chapter, including an 'asset center' to assist you with clinical skills.
  • Darby and Walsh: Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, Third Edition
    Table of Contents


    1. The Dental Hygiene Profession

    2. Human Needs Theory and Dental Hygiene Care

    3. Health and Health Promotion

    4. Communication and Behavioral Change Theories

    5. Cross-Cultural Practice


    6. The Dental Hygiene Care Environment

    7. Infection Control

    8. Medical Emergencies

    9. Ergonomics


    10. Personal, Dental, and Health Histories

    11. Vital Signs

    12. Pharmacologic History

    13. Extraoral and Intraoral Clinical Assessment

    14. Assessment of the Dentition

    15. Oral Hygiene Assessment: Soft and Hard Deposits

    16. Dental Caries Management by Risk Assessment

    17. Periodontal and Risk Assessment

    18. Impact of Periodontal Infections on Systemic Health


    19. Dental Hygiene Diagnosis

    20. Dental Hygiene Care Plan and Evaluation


    21. Toothbrushing

    22. Mechanical Oral Biofilm Control: Interdental and Supplemental Self-Care Devices

    23. Dentifrices

    24. Hand-Activated Instruments

    25. Ultrasonic and Sonic Instrumentation

    26. Root Morphology and Instrumentation Implications

    27. Management of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Stains

    28. Decision Making Related to Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy

    29. Chemotherapy for the Control of Periodontal Diseases

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

    31. Caries Management: Fluorides, Chlorhexidine, Xylitol, and Amorphous Calcium Phosphate Therapies

    32. Pit and Fissure Sealants

    33. Nutritional Counseling

    34. Tobacco Cessation

    35. Impressions, Study Casts, and Oral Stents

    36. Restorative Therapy


    37. Behavioral Management of Dental Fear and Anxiety

    38. Dentinal Hypersensitivity Management

    39. Local Anesthesia

    40. Nitrous Oxide–Oxygen Analgesia


    41. Persons with Disabilities

    42. Cardiovascular Disease

    43. Persons with Diabetes Mellitus

    44. Oral Care of Persons with Cancer

    45. Persons with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

    46. Persons with Neurologic and Sensory Deficits

    47. Persons with Autoimmune Diseases

    48. Renal Disease and Organ Transplantation

    49. Respiratory Diseases

    50. Intellectual and Developmentally Challenged Persons

    51. Alcohol and Substance Abuse

    52. Eating Disorders

    53. Women's Health and the Health of Their Children

    54. The Older Adult

    55. Persons with Fixed and Removable Dentures

    56. Orofacial Clefts and Fractured Jaw
    57. Dental Implant Maintenance

    58. Persons with Orthodontic Appliances

    59. Abuse and Neglect


    60. Practice Management

    61. Career Planning and Professional Development

    62. Legal and Ethical Decision Making
  • 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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