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Patient Assessment Tutorials: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Dental Hygienist / Edition 2

Patient Assessment Tutorials: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Dental Hygienist / Edition 2

by Jill S. Nield-Gehrig
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The ability to perform and document patient assessment procedures is vital to the practice of dental hygiene—a complete and accurate assessment is the starting point to providing thorough patient care. Make sure you are prepared for patient assessment with this unique guide that takes you step-by-step through each assessment procedure including techniques for effectively communicating the assessment process and findings to patients. Excellent features include detailed, full-color illustrations and photographs to visually guide you through procedures and techniques, case studies and personal accounts that bring the content to life, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900781799804
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 08/26/2010
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 720
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Communication Techniques for Assessment

Module 1-Communication Skills for Assessment
Module 2-Making Our Words Understandable
Module 3-Overcoming Communication Barriers

Part 2: Assessment Skills

Module 4-Medical History
Module 5-Ready References: Medical History
Module 6-Dental History
Module 7-Vital Signs: Temperature Module 8-Vital Signs: Pulse and Respiration
Module 9-Vital Signs: Blood Pressure
Module 10-Tobacco Cessation Counseling
Module 11-Soft Tissue Lesions
Module 12-Head & Neck Examination
Module 13-Oral Examination
Module 14-Gingival Description
Module 15-Mixed Dentition and Occlusion
Module 16-Dental Radiographs

Part 3: Comprehensive Patient Cases

Module 17-Comprehensive Patient Cases F-K

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