Essential Physiology for Dental Students offers comprehensive information on human physiology, tailored to the needs of students of dentistry. This new addition to the Dentistry Essentials series helps students gain a deeper understanding of how physiological concepts apply to clinical dental practice. Each chapter outlines an organ system in sufficient detail whilst emphasizing its relevance to clinical dentistry. Written in a student-friendly style, it contextualizes how normal and altered physiology affects dental care and highlights the implications of dental interventions on the body’s functioning. Essential Physiology for Dental Students provides readers with complete coverage of: cell physiology; nerve and muscle physiology; the cardiovascular system; the respiratory system; the gastro-intestinal system; the renal system; haematology; endocrinology including the regulation of blood glucose and blood calcium; and the central nervous system. Covers each system in detail, while emphasizing the relevance to dental students Presented using a reader-friendly layout with illustrations and clinical photographs throughout Features interactive MCQs and EMQs and downloadable images on a companion website Essential Physiology for Dental Students is an excellent resource for undergraduate dentistry students, dental hygiene and therapy students, and dental nursing students. It also greatly benefits newly qualified dentists preparing for postgraduate examinations such as MFDS, LDS, ORE, and also the US National Boards.
Sedation is a procedure that makes use of sedative medications to produce a relaxed experience for the patient. The central nervous system (CNS) is affected through the use of drugs, including tranquilizers and anxiolytics, that can be administered to the patient in several ways. Sedation dentistry has several benefits, both for dentists and patients. For patients, it can mean freedom from anxiety or fear during dental procedures. In cases where a patient has not been able to undergo dental treatment for many years because of this fear, sedation dentistry allows him to have several years' worth of dental treatment in just a few sessions. For dentists, sedation dentistry facilitates the easy performance of dental procedures. Patients are likely to be more cooperative under the relaxing effects of sedation. Treatments can also be quicker, because a number of procedures can be performed in a single session. Dental nurses play a vital role in assisting the dentist in the routine sedation of patients. In acknowledgement of this, the NEBDN run a post-qualification certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing that provides the dental nurse with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to carry out their role safely and competently. The ‘Basic Guide to Dental Sedation Nursing' is a must have book for all dental nurses seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this core area of clinical practice. Written in a clear and accessible style, chapters reflect the Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing syllabus with chapters on such key topics as legal aspects, anatomy, equipment, patient assessment, types of sedation, medical emergencies and resuscitation. Illustrated in full colour throughout Handy format for easy reference and portability Evidence-based
Prosthodontics at a Glance is a title in the popular At A Glance series and focuses on prosthodontics from diagnostics through treatment to post-operative maintenance. It is an ideal companion for all students of dentistry, clinicians and members of the dental team with an interest in prosthodontics.
Surgical Essentials of Immediate Implant Dentistry provides a definitive text on this important treatment modality. Assisting readers to make sense of the various clinical techniques and protocols, Beagle discusses the available underlying evidence to provide a practical, comprehensive and navigable aid to attaining a thorough understanding of this complex and highly relevant subject. All aspects of immediate placement of endosseous implants are clearly and scientifically discussed, enabling the reader to survey the entire subject area, fusing clinical guidance with scientific discussion. Surgical Essentials of Immediate Implant Dentistry takes pre-operative risk assessment and indications and contraindications for immediate loading as its logical starting point. It then proceeds to examine the treatment of infected sites, extraction site healing, methods of extraction, surgical protocol, and finishes with a discussion of complications. Surgical Essentials of Immediate Implant Dentistry will find a ready place within libraries of oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists and prosthodontists and will provide all dentists with an interest in implant dentistry with a useful and welcome companion to this expanding area of clinical practice and research.
This new title in the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine Series from the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee presents in one volume the latest information on neuromuscular function in sport and exercise. Chapters combine basic mechanistic knowledge with true applications; Topics covered include neuromuscular fatigue, neuromuscular training, and musculoskeletal loading, and special chapters examine recently developed research methodologies used during natural locomotion: high speed ultrasonography (US) and transmagnetic electrical stimulation (TMES). An important addition to the reference collections of biomechanists, sports medicine specialists, sport scientists, and graduate students in these areas, this volume is also appropriate for advanced level coaches and sport physiotherapists.