Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals (2e) : 9780133077711

Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals (2e)

Bassett & Dimarco
 
Edition
 
2
ISBN
 
9780133077711
ISBN 10
 
0133077713
Published
 
01/07/2014
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
480
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
Book
$114.99
 
 
Title type
 
$65.00
 
 
Description

For courses in Pain Control, Local Anesthesia in Dentistry, and Nitrous Oxide Sedation (minimal sedation) in Dentistry.

 

Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals provides a user-friendly, primary resource for instructors and students of pain control. This text is appropriate for both dental and dental hygiene students and provides step-by-step instructions that are also useful to practicing clinicians seeking to improve their skills or learn new injection techniques. In addition to the superb illustrations, step-by-step approach, and easy-to-understand language established in the first edition, the new second edition includes both local anesthesia and nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation. 

 

Teaching and Learning Experience

 

Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals provides unparalleled coverage in a straightforward, user-friendly format. It provides:

  • Comprehensive yet accessible content: The text is an all-in-one resource in local anesthesia for dental and dental hygiene students and professionals.
  • Real-world learning: Chapters present practical expertise, case studies, and resources that will be referenced again and again.
  • Extensive teaching and learning resources: Numerous text features and supplemental materials facilitate both teaching and learning.
Table of contents
  • Section I - Pain Control Concepts
  • Chapter 1 - Perspectives on Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals
  • Chapter 2 - Fundamentals of Pain Management
  • Chapter 3 - The Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Pain Control
  • Section II - Pharmacology of Local Anesthetic Pain Control
  • Chapter 4 - Pharmacology Basics
  • Chapter 5 - Dental Local Anesthetic Drugs
  • Chapter 6 - Vasoconstrictors in Dentistry
  • Chapter 7 - Dose Calculations for Local Anesthetic Solutions
  • Chapter 8 - Topical Anesthetics
  • Section III - Injection Fundamentals
  • Chapter 9 - Local Anesthetic Delivery Devices
  • Chapter 10 - Patient Assessment for Local Anesthesia
  • Chapter 11 - Fundamentals for Administration of Local Anesthetic Agents
  • Section IV - Clinical Administration of Local Anesthesia
  • Chapter 12 - Injections for Maxillary Pain Control I
  • Chapter 13 - Injections for Maxillary Pain Control II – Palatal Approach
  • Chapter 14 - Injections for Mandibular Pain Control
  • Chapter 15 - Supplemental Techniques and Adjunctive Strategies
  • Chapter 16 - Troubleshooting Inadequate Anesthesia
  • Chapter 17 - Local Anesthesia Complications and Management
  • Section V - Special Considerations for Local Anesthesia
  • Chapter 18 - Insights for Fearful Patients
  • Chapter 19 - Insights from Pediatric Dentistry
  • Chapter 20 - Insights from Specialties: Oral Surgery, Periodontics, Endodontics
  • Section VI - Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation
  • Chapter 21 - Fundamentals for the Administration of Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation
  • Appendix I - Anatomical Review
New to this edition

The second edition brings the text up to date with recent developments in the field and incorporates new information on nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation.

 

Overview

  • NEW! An all-new chapter on nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation.
  • NEW! Many new figures have been added and updated with improved images.
  • NEW! The second edition provides additional information and instruction on the use of CCLAD devices and techniques. 

Chapter-by-Chapter Changes

 

Chapter 1

  • Chapter 1 has been replaced with new discussion of the perspectives on local anesthesia and the education required to administer the drugs involved. The historical information previously included Chapter 1 has been integrated into relevant chapters throughout the text. 

Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8, and 10

  • Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8, and 10 have been extensively edited and updated to reflect the latest current dosing guidelines provided by manufacturers and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  

Chapters 9

  • Chapter 9  includes a new appendix on computer-controlled local anesthetic delivery (CCLAD) devices and techniques written by Dr. Mark Hochman, co-designer of two important local anesthetic techniques and the developer of the most popular CCLAD device available today.  

Chapters 11–16

  • Chapters 11 through 16 have been similarly updated with the contributions of noted researcher Dr. Sean Boynes, author and dental anesthesiologist, to provide best-practice approaches to safe and effective local anesthesia administration. 

Chapter 17

  • Chapter 17 received similar scrutiny and contributions, including updated information on the development of nerve injury symptoms following local anesthesia administration.  

Chapter 21

  • Chapter 21 is an entirely new chapter on nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation and its use in dental and dental hygiene practice, co-written by a dental hygienist – dentist team.
Features & benefits

 

Comprehensive yet accessible content.

  • The text provides unmatched breadth of coverage, including dedicated chapters on the fundamentals of pain, dose calculations, troubleshooting inadequate anesthesia, fear management, pedodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, periodontics, and endodontics.
  • NEW! An all-new chapter on nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation examines both dental and dental hygiene perspectives. At the time of publishing, no other dental or dental hygiene local anesthesia text includes this topic.
  • Material is presented in clear, easy-to-follow language. Expert authors present even complex concepts in straightforward terms that facilitate understanding. 
  • Original diagrams, tables, and charts have been carefully designed to clarify text material in a consistent format throughout the text.
  • NEW! Many new figures have been added and updated with improved images.
  • This edition provides additional information and instruction on the use of CCLAD devices and techniques. 

Real-world learning:

  • Numerous case studies present realistic scenarios to encourage critical thinking and enhance clinical application skills.
  • Chapters, appendices, and boxed features were composed by specialists and experts in the field, providing practical research- and experienced-based knowledge. 

Extensive teaching and learning resources:

  • Chapters are designed to facilitate learning, including clearly stated chapter objectives and end-of-chapter review questions based on those objectives.
  • Multiple appendices provide quick access to charts and tables that are clinically useful on a daily basis.
Student supplements