This book cotains comprehensive coverage of both anaesthesia and sedation. It takes a look at acute pain both operatively and post-operatively. It also provides a rational approach to the prescription of drugs. Includes over 200 illustrations.
Aimed at the practising clinician, this book, now in its third edition, provides a welcome detailed overview of the medical and surgical conditions that affect patients seen in everyday dental practice. With patients surviving longer due to medical advances, dentists are increasingly faced with complex conditions and possibly some that they have not previously encountered. Here, treatment advice, drug interactions, and the impact of general medical and surgical conditions on treatment planning in the dental context are all covered with a comprehensive but practical approach. In addition to chapters on the implications for dental practice of disorders of each of the different body systems and immunological and infectious diseases, important aspects in particular patient groups, including cancer patients, the elderly, and the paediatric population, are identified. Overall, this book provides dentists with a practical, logical, and convenient guide of great value, helping to update knowledge and foster improved patient care.
Restorative Dentistry: An Integrated Approach presents thecore of knowledge that forms the basis of clinical practice inrestorative dentistry. The book contains a practical common-sense approach to clinicalproblems structured within the limitations imposed by the patientand the ability and facilities of the dentist. Subjects included inthe book are Periodontology, Endodontics, Dental Biomaterials, OralBiology and Pathology, and Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics.However Restorative Dentistry offers a somewhat uniqueapproach in that it integrates the basic sciences that arefundamental to clinical practice rather than having separatesections or expecting readers to consult other texts for basicinformation. The integration means that there are not separatesections on the specialist subjects but aspects of these topics aredistributed throughout. This second edition is full colour throughout. It has been fullyrevised with two brand new chapters on Implantology bringing thebook up to date with emerging technologies and developments inclinical procedures and materials.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery spans both the dental and medical undergraduate and postgraduate curricula. David Mitchell's An Introduction to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery offers an accessible introduction to the full range of topics encompassed by the discipline and takes a practical approach, focusing on the core competencies required by undergraduates, practical skills required by trainees, and an illustration of the advanced scope of the speciality.
This is a new edition of the now classic book which has established itself as a standard text for dental students. Practical approach to the subject, taking the reader through every step of endodontic practice from scientific basis to patient assessment and through to clinical techniques Evidence-based approach to ensure safe clinical practice More than 250 illustrations, many in full colour, presenting clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner A logical approach to the subject by building upon a clear explanation of the underlying scientific principles Prepared by international contributors to ensure a wider appeal Written at a level which is ideal for dental student, general and vocational dental practitioners Includes new imaging techniques such as Cone Beam Computed Tomography A new chapter on diagnosis, integral to treatment planning, patient management and care Recent research findings on the pathogenesis of endodontic disease and the management of persistent infection in previously treated teeth A completely rewritten chapter on the restoration of endodontically treated teeth Newer treatment modalities and materials such as regenerative techniques and Mineral Trioxide Aggregate in endodontics The use and development of NiTi instruments, both hand and rotary, which are increasingly popular for preparing root canals Published for the first time in full colour with over 185 new images!
The definitive endodontics reference, Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp is known for its comprehensive coverage of leading-edge information, materials, and techniques. It examines all aspects of endodontic care, from preparing the clinician and patient for endodontic treatment to the role the endodontist can play in the treatment of traumatic injuries and to the procedures used in the treatment of pediatric and older patients. Not only does Hargreaves and Cohen’s 10th edition add five chapters on hot new topics, it also includes online access! As an Expert Consult title, Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp lets you search the entire contents of the book on your computer, and includes five online chapters not available in the printed text, plus videos, a searchable image collection, and more. For evidence-based endodontics research and treatment, this is your one-stop resource!
Clinical hypnosis can be a powerful tool to help patients access positive states, reduce stress levels and embrace change. It can also enhance patient evaluation, diagnostic skills, and general communication, and provide stress management, goal setting and relaxation techniques for health professionals themselves. This book gives an overview of clinical hypnosis and its applications in medical settings, including self-hypnosis and inducing hypnosis in others. It explores the framework of a session, creating a unique therapeutic protocol using specific language patterns. It also examines the current and historical context of clinical hypnosis and its application, and provides a glossary of terms and useful contacts and websites. Accompanying audio material is also accessible online. Clinical Hypnosis Textbook can be used as an introduction for all health professionals, or to enhance session construction for experienced medical hypnosis practitioners.
Biofeedback training is a research methodology and training procedure through which people can learn voluntary control over their internal physiological systems. It is a merger of mUltiple disciplines with interest deriving from many sources-from basic understanding of psychophysiology to a desire for enhanced self-awareness. The goals of biofeedback are to develop an increased awareness of relevant internal physiological functions, to establish control over these functions, to generalize control from an experimental or clinical setting to everyday life, and to focus attention on mind/body integration. Biofeedback is explored in many different settings. In the university, biofeed back equipment and applications can be found in the departments of experi mental and clinical psychology, counseling, physiology, biology, education, and the theater arts, as well as in the health service (student infirmary). Outside the university, biofeedback may be found in different departments of hospitals (such as physical medicine), private clinics, education and self-awareness groups, psychotherapy practices, and elsewhere. Its growth is still expanding, and excite ment is still rising as a result of biofeedback's demonstration that autonomic functions can be brought under voluntary control and that the long-standing arti ficial separation between mind, body, and consciousness can be disproven.
Menschen mit fortgeschrittenen neurologischen Erkrankungen stellen besondere Anforderungen an ein Palliative-Care-Team. Sie sind in der Regel kognitiv, kommunikativ und körperlich beeinträchtigt. Mit diesen Menschen zu kommunizieren, ihre Bedürfnisse und Leiden zu erkennen und zu lindern ist eine große Herausforderung. Dazu sind mitunter ein körpernaher, körpersprachlicher Dialog und stellvertretende, fürsprechende Entscheidungen der Behandler notwendig. Neben einer palliativen Haltung, die sich konsequent am Patienten orientiert, sind gute neurologische Kenntnisse erforderlich.