Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry

Author: Caroline L. Pankhurst,Wilson A. Coulter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119164966

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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A practical step-by-step guide for all members of the dental team Thoroughly updated, this new edition ensures all members of the dental team are up to speed on the practical aspects of infection prevention and control. It provides step-by-step guidance on the safe running of a dental practice, clear and concise explanations of the key issues and concepts, an overview of the evidence base, and coverage of legal and regulatory issues about which all staff members need to be aware. With more colour photographs and illustrations than the first edition, it also includes appendices full of useful practical and clinical information, and a companion website offering helpful instructional videos and self-assessment questions. Key topics include communicable diseases, occupational health and immunization, sharp safe working, hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, disinfection of dental instruments, surface decontamination, dental unit waterlines, clinical waste management, and pathological specimen handling. An indispensable working resource for the busy dental practice, Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry, 2nd Edition is also an excellent primer for dental students.

Basic Guide to Dental Radiography

Author: Tim Reynolds

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118916271

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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Basic Guide to Dental Radiography provides an essential introduction to radiography in the dental practice. Illustrated throughout, this guide outlines and explains each topic in a clear and accessible style. Comprehensive coverage includes general physics, principles of image formation, digital image recording, equipment, biological effects of x-rays and legislation Suitable for the whole dental team Illustrated in full colour throughout Ideal for those completing mandatory CPD in radiography Useful study guide for the NEBDN Certificate in Dental Radiography, the National Certificate in Radiography or the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

Holistic Dental Care

The Complete Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums

Author: Nadine Artemis

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583947213

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 152

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A comprehensive guide to natural, do-it-yourself oral care, Holistic Dental Care introduces simple, at-home dental procedures that anyone can do. Highlighted with fifty-three full-color photos and illustrations, this book offers dental self-care strategies and practices that get to the core of the problems in our mouths--preventing issues from taking root and gently restoring dental health. Based on a "whole body approach" to oral care, Holistic Dental Care addresses the limits of the traditional approach that treats only the symptoms and not the source of body imbalances. Taking readers on a tour of the ecology of the mouth, dental health expert and author Nadine Artemis describes the physiology of the teeth and the sources of bacteria and decay. Revealing the truth about the artificial chemicals in many toothpastes and mouthwashes, Artemis also discusses the harmful effects of mercury fillings and the much safer ceramic filling options that are available. Covering topics that include healthy nutrition, oral care for children, and the benefits of botanical substances and plant extracts for maintaining oral health, Artemis introduces a comprehensive eight-step self-dentistry protocol that offers an effective way to prevent decay, illness, acidic saliva, plaque build-up, gum bleeding, inflammation, and more.

An Illustrated Guide to Infection Control

Author: Kathleen Motacki, MSN, RN, BC,Toros Kapoian, MD, FACP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826105615

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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"This guide is useful for nursing students as well as those in practice."--Doody's Medical Reviews This all-encompassing volume assists nursing students and beginning-level RNs in developing a practical understanding of infection control issues as they relate to many different areas of health care. The Illustrated Guide to Infection Control covers every infection control topic, from basic hand washing, immunizations, infection control in critical care, infection control in labor and delivery, and medical waste disposal, to methods of surveillance, and everything in between-all in one volume. Written by experts in the respective fields, each chapter offers important insights on protecting patients, families, visitors, volunteers, and health care providers from infection. Illustrations are provided to help demonstrate the topics presented, and chapters contain questions and answers with rationales for students to reflect upon. Key features: Eliminates the need for multiple infection control resources by covering all essential topics in one volume Encompasses all of the important infection control topics, from basic issues such as hand washing, to specialty area-specific measures such as prevention measures for critical care nursing Covers multiple clinical areas of expertise, including acute care, dialysis, TB control, physician's offices, and more Includes pre-test and post-test questions for each chapter, with answers provided at the end of the book

Fundamentals of Infection Prevention and Control

Theory and Practice

Author: Debbie Weston

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118307704

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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Reviews of first edition: “This book tells every healthcare professional all they need to know about infection control… A user-friendly, valuable source of knowledge on a subject that can be confusing and complicated.” Nursing Standard “A valuable contribution within any health or social environment." Journal of Community Nursing Infection prevention and control is an essential component of nursing care, and a crucially important subject area for both nursing students and qualified nurses. Fundamentals of Infection Prevention and Control gives readers a firm grasp of the principles of infection control, how they relate to clinical practice and the key issues surrounding the subject. It provides a comprehensive guide to the prevention, management and control of healthcare associated infections, and the basic elements of microbiology, immunology and epidemiology that underpin them. Thoroughly revised in line with current policy, this new edition contains brand-new chapters on a range of topics including the role of the Infection Prevention and Control Team, audit and surveillance, and the management of outbreaks. Also incorporating a range of case studies and examples as well as additional online content, it is essential reading for all nursing students as well as qualified nursing and healthcare professionals. Explores both principles and practice of a crucial subject area Accessible and user-friendly, with a range of features to help study including key definitions, links back to clinical practice, and chapter learning outcomes and summaries Accompanied by an online resource centre featuring MCQs, weblinks, case scenarios and downloadable fact sheets Features an increased clinical focus, with more application to practice This title is also available: as a Wiley E-Text, powered by VitalSource: an interactive digital version of the book featuring downloadable text and images, highlighting and note-taking facilities, book-marking, cross-referencing, in-text searching, and linking to references and glossary terms instantly on CourseSmart at www.coursesmart.co.uk/9781118306659. CourseSmart offers extra functionality, as well as an immediate way to review the text. For more details, visit www.coursesmart.com/instructors or www.coursesmart.com/students

Practical Infection Control in Dentistry

Author: James A. Cottone,Geza T. Terezhalmy,John A. Molinari

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780683021387

Category: Medical

Page: 437

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(1E 1991) Heat sterilization & monitoring/how to choose & use environmental surface disinfectants/patient assessment.

Pocket Atlas of Dental Radiology

Author: Friedrich A. Pasler,Heiko Visser

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604061375

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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In this age of highly specialized medical imaging, an examination of the teeth and alveolar bone is almost unthinkable without the use of radiographs. This highly informative and easy-to-read book with a collection of 798 radiographs, tables, and photos provides a myriad of problem-solving tips concerning the fundamentals of radiographic techniques, quality assurance, image processing, radiographic anatomy, and radiographic diagnosis. Information is easy to find, enabling the reader to literally get a grasp of essential new knowledge in next to no time. The dental practice team now has a pocket consultant at its fingertips, providing practical ways to incorporate new techniques into daily practice.A fine-tuned didactic conceptEach topical concept is printed compactly on a double-page spreadOn the left: concise and highly instructive textOn the right: informative, high-quality illustrationsMain topics include:Examination strategies, radiation protection, quality assuranceConventional and digital radiographic techniquesRadiographic anatomy: The problems of object localization and how to solve themRecent research with conventional radiography, CT, MRI, etc.Normal variations and pathologic conditions as viewed with the various imaging techniquesA concise and up-to-date presentation of modern dental radiology

Dental Nurse Survival Guide

Author: Kathryn Porter

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1856424618

Category: Medical

Page: 116

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This highly practical text aims to provide the newly qualified dental nurse with with a basic guide to dental nursing issues. The Dental Nurse Survival Guide adopts the same Q&A format that has proven so successful with the best selling Staff Nurse Survival Guide. Each guide is a collection of all the common situations that a newly qualified practitioner might face. The aim is to produce an answer for each question that could be read in 5 minutes - a pocket-sized handbook containing ideas, principles and guidelines for a number of common and sometimes unexpected situations encountered in the first year of practice. Written by experienced author who wrote The Dental Nurses' Guide to Infection Control and Decontamination.

Basic Guide to Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice

Author: Philip Jevon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118688813

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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The Basic Guide to Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice is a must-have book for all dental care professionals and general dentists. Written in a clear and accessible style, this second edition has been fully revised and updated in line with the latest guidelines. Chapters cover such key topics as the ABCDE approach to patient assessment, resuscitation equipment, respiratory and cardiac disorders, paediatric emergencies, and legal and ethical issues. Readers will also find two brand new chapters on the principles of first aid, and drugs for medical emergencies. Follows Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines Companion website with self-assessment exercises, serving as revision as well as non-verifiable CPD credit Over 50% new images Student friendly colourful layout with learning outcomes

Essential Microbiology for Dentistry E-Book

Author: Lakshman Samaranayake

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046957

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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The new edition of this highly successful book continues to offer readers everything they require to gain a full understanding of microbiology as it relates to modern dental practice. The rich combination of easy-to-read text together with the extensive artwork programme makes Essential Microbiology for Dentistry the first choice of microbiology textbook for many students of dentistry worldwide. Comprehensive coverage of the subject area makes the book suitable for all aspects of the curriculum Almost 300 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Contains ‘Key Facts’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires Self-assessment sections at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their understanding in key areas of knowledge Addresses the subject on a strictly ‘need-to-know for the dentist’ approach [e.g. only salient bacteria are included with thumbnail sketches of viruses and fungi] Contains a detailed - and now expanded - glossary and abbreviations list Contains the latest organism nomenclature and information regarding unculturable bacteria and novel molecular technology Includes a highly expanded section on oral biofilms and their relevance to systemic disease such as heart disease, diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes and nosocomial pneumonia Contains a brand new section on oral immunology – prepared by guest authors – as relevant to dentistry Contains a new section on the microbiology of perimplantitis Presents a fully revised and expanded section on infection control in dentistry encompassing British and American guidelines

Basic Guide to Dental Instruments

Author: Carmen Scheller-Sheridan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118713575

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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Basic Guide to Dental Instruments provides a working inventory of dental instrumentation in common use in dental surgeries. A clear photograph of each instrument is included, and described according to name, usage, any relevant features and varieties. Each section is dedicated to a specific discipline or division of dentistry. Complete set-ups have been included at the end of most sections for various procedures. The coverage reflects instrumentation and accessory items used in general dental practice, routine hospital dental procedures and selected specialist settings. The author adopts a flexible approach which recognises that some instruments are multi-functional, and their names and usage can vary across dental surgeries. This approach, coupled with the range of instruments covered, makes the book an ideal 'portable' resource across general practice, hospital and a range of specialist settings. The book also highlights instruments which can be easily confused. In addition to detailing the classic sets of dental instruments, the importance of instrument care and sterilisation regimes is acknowledged. This second edition contains an expanded chapter on instruments used in conjunction with dental implants, and illustrations have been updated throughout. FEATURES Best-selling title Brand new chapter on instruments used in dental implantology Expanded chapter on dental burs Illustrations revised throughout

The Ada Practical Guide to Effective Infection Control

Author: American Dental Association

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781935201885

Category: Communicable diseases

Page: 110

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Train your staff in sound infection control practices with the ADA Practical Guide to Effective Infection Control. This comprehensive 40-minute long DVD and corresponding workbook offer an in-depth look at many topics, including: -- Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization -- The proper use and care of protective personal equipment (PPE) -- Considerations for patients with contact dermititis and latex allergy -- New updated infection control guidelines for radiographic procedures -- New expanded section on work practice controls for needles and other sharps -- New handwash and handrub instructional illustrations. The DVD features actual clinical procedures and shows staff how to execute infection control techniques correctly, safely and efficiently. It is ideal for both individual and group settings.

Oral Health Surveys

Basic Methods

Author: World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241548649

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 125

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This manual encourages countries to conduct standardized oral health surveys that are comparable internationally. The manual provides guidelines for assessing the current oral health status of a population and the future needs for oral health intervention. Oral diseases are among the most prevalent non-communicable diseases and major components of the global burden of disease. The key risk factors are common to chronic and oral diseases. Guidelines are presented for risk factors assessment. The WHO approach can facilitate the incorporation of oral health into national health surveillance systems. Surveillance of oral health over time and monitoring of programs may provide decision-makers, public health planners, and health administrators with valuable information about the relevance and cost-effectiveness of public health intervention programs.

Health in Prisons

A WHO Guide to the Essentials in Prison Health

Author: Lars Møller,World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe,Alex Gatherer,Ralf Jürgens,Heino Stöver,Haik Nikogosian

Publisher: WHO Regional Office Europe

ISBN: 9289072806

Category: Medical

Page: 179

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Based on the experience of many countries in the WHO European Region and the advice of experts, this guide outlines some of the steps prison systems should take to reduce the public health risks from compulsory detention in often unhealthy situations, to care for prisoners in need and to promote the health of prisoners and prison staff. This requires that everyone working in prisons understand how imprisonment affects health, what prisoners’ health needs are, and how evidence-based health services can be provided for everyone needing treatment, care and prevention in prison. Other essential elements are being aware of and accepting internationally recommended standards for prison health; providing professional care with the same adherence to professional ethics as in other health services; and, while seeing individual needs as the central feature of the care provided, promoting a whole-prison approach to care and promoting the health and well-being of people in custody.

The Dentist's Drug and Prescription Guide

Author: Mea A. Weinberg,Stuart Froum

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470960442

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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The Dentist’s Drug and Prescription Guide is written for dental professionals seeking quick advice on prescribing medications for their patients. Using an easy to read question-and-answer format, the text describes evidenced based pharmacologic therapy with current and up-to-date references regarding adjunctive pharmacologic treatment of the dental patient. Drug therapy for each dental discipline including periodontics, implantology, oral surgery, and endodontics is included, with recommendations for pharmacologic treatment with periodontal and implant surgery as well as treatment of periodontal diseases, dental pain, and infections.

A Guide to Infection Control in the Hospital

Author: Richard Putnam Wenzel,Timothy F. Brewer,Jean-Paul Butzler

Publisher: PMPH-USA

ISBN: 9781550092301

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Infections, especially those occuring postoperatively, remain a major problem in hospitals. This international team of infection control experts has developed a handy pocket-sized manual that provides updates guidelines and protocols for preventing infections, and managing them if they occur. The information covers all types of infection and is presented in a rapid-access format. All members of infection control teams will benefit from the material presented.

Surgical Complications in Oral Implantology

Etiology, Prevention, and Management

Author: Louie Al-Faraje

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780867155068

Category: Medical

Page: 236

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This exceptional new book is designed as a self-instruction guide to the diagnosis, management, and prevention of surgery-related complications in implant dentistry. It functions in two ways: First, it is a valuable resource for the implant surgeon seeking practical and succinct information about how to manage a complication in an emergency setting; and second, it can be read from cover to cover as a primer on implant surgery, from the initial consultation and treatment planning through the restorative phase of treatment. Besides addressing pre-, intra-, and postoperative implant surgery complications, the book also includes a comprehensive treatment-planning protocol that allows for the early detection of potential surgical complications and how to avoid them. Early detection of complications that are amenable to rescue therapies may reverse the fate of a failing implant or a bone-grafting procedure. Invaluable for the novice and experienced implant surgeon alike.