Essentials of Dental Radiography: Pearson New International Edition

Author: Evelyn Thomson,Orlen Johnson

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292055669

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 458

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For courses in oral radiography as part of programs for dental assistants and hygienists. This clear, up-to-date, and student-friendly text tightly links oral radiological principles with modern practice. It presents all information needed for introductory courses in dental radiography, preparing students for board and licensing examinations while offering real-world resources for clinical practice and patient management. Coverage includes: historical perspectives, radiation basics, biologic effects and protection, dental X-ray image receptors, processing techniques; dental radiographer fundamentals, intraoral and extraoral techniques, radiographic errors, quality assurance; mounting and viewing radiographs, and patient management. This Ninth Edition integrates coverage of digital imaging throughout, presents paralleling and bisecting techniques in separate chapters, and adds a new chapter on safety and environmental responsibilities. It also contains many new study questions and improved images.

Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists

Author: Evelyn M. Thomson,Orlen N. Johnson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780138019396

Category: Medical

Page: 436

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ESSENTIALS OF DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY, 9/e is a clear, up-to-date, and student-friendly text that tightly links oral radiological principles with modern practice. It presents all information needed for introductory courses in dental radiography, preparing students for board and licensing examinations while offering real-world resources for clinical practice and patient management. Coverage includes: historical perspectives, radiation basics, biologic effects and protection, dental X-ray image receptors, processing techniques; dental radiographer fundamentals, intraoral and extraoral techniques, radiographic errors, quality assurance; mounting and viewing radiographs, and patient management. This Ninth Edition integrates coverage of digital imaging throughout, presents paralleling and bisecting techniques in separate chapters, and adds a new chapter on safety and environmental responsibilities. It also contains many new study questions and improved images.

Essentials of Dental Assisting

Author: Debbie S. Robinson,Doni L. Bird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323430945

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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Focusing on the core clinical skills and knowledge necessary to become a practicing dental assistant, Essentials of Dental Assisting, 6th Edition, is the perfect resource to help you succeed in this fast-paced program. Fully updated to include the latest procedures and trends, this practice resource has been specifically designed and written to help you easily grasp the most important information. Plus, with its vivid step-by-step procedures, practical application exercises, learning aids, and built-in study tools, you’ll have the everything you need to master the essential skills and start a successful and rewarding career as a dental assistant! Focus on Clinical Dental Assisting provides essential information on core skills and procedures. Cutting-edge content and approachable writing style ensure that you learn to perform the most up-to-date practices. Easy-to-follow organization offers 29 succinct chapters that move from profession basics and sciences to infection control, chair-side treatment foundations, and patient care in general and specific dentistry. Step-by-step procedures of skills dental assistants must master feature a consistent format that includes a goal, equipment, chronological steps, and rationales, supplemented liberally with photos to einforce explanations and icons to identify key issues. Exam practice includes review questions at the end of each chapter and a practice exam online to help you test your understanding of chapter content and prepare for classroom and board exams. Apply Your Knowledge boxes encourage you to assimilate the chapter content and apply it to common situations in the practice setting. Ethical Implications at the end of each chapter’s narrative encourage students to focus on the legal and ethical behaviors they will need to practice to protect themselves, their patients, and the practices for which they work. Key terminology begins each chapter and is highlighted within text discussions. Learning objectives help you set goals for accomplishment and also serve as checkpoints for comprehension. NEW! Updated chapter discussions provide additional information on dynamic areas such as the electronic health record, impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), preventive techniques, and the new hazard communication standard. NEW! Revised photos and illustrations feature more modern illustrations and newer products and equipment. NEW! 10 new and 20 revised video clips feature significant changes in the dental imaging and dental materials sections of the comprehensive video collection – now with 70 video clips in total.

Exercises in Oral Radiography Techniques

A Laboratory Manual

Author: Evelyn Thomson

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134449876

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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While dental hygiene and dental assisting students learn oral radiographic theory in the classroom, it is through laboratory practice that students perfect the skills necessary to assume professional roles. This laboratory manual challenges students to link theory with clinical practice. Designed to complement Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists, 10th Edition, Exercises in Oral Radiography Techniques: A Laboratory Manual serves as a workbook to guide a student in the practice of radiographic techniques with ready-made exercises, which include mounting diagrams to attach finished radiographs and pages that allow a student to turn in assignments for instructor evaluation. Each of the student-centered activities requires minimal preparation by an instructor, and explicit directions guide independent, self-paced practice. Providing students with guided exercises that facilitate the development of dental radiographic skills, while providing instructors of oral radiology with a resource for meaningful laboratory activities, continues to be the goal of the fourth edition of Exercises in Oral Radiography Techniques: A Laboratory Manual. A thorough revision, in combination with a reorganization of topic presentation, reflects the educational recommendations of dental hygiene and dental assisting curriculum guidelines.

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

Essentials of Clinical MR

Author: Val M. Runge,John N. Morelli

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604064072

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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Essentials of Clinical MR provides readers with the must-have background they need to read magnetic resonance images and make successful clinical diagnoses.Intuitively arranged by body region, this user-friendly manual explores the most commonly encountered diseases through concise case examples supplemented by clearly labeled MRI images. Using the case descriptions as starting points, each section thoroughly surveys a different anatomic area and provides tips on imaging techniques followed by an in-depth discussion of the image interpretation.Features Complete coverage of the diseases most frequently seen in the clinical practice of MRI Over 650 images clearly illustrate the MR appearance of each disease Highly relevant information on contrast media and contrast enhanced MRA This easily accessible guide is both the ideal introductory text for radiology residents, MR technologists, and medical students, as well as a practical daily reference for anyone involved in the interpretation of clinical MRIs. Residents will find it an invaluable companion when studying for exams.I highly recommend it.--Radiologic Technology

Essentials of OCT in Ocular Disease

Author: Amar Agarwal,Dhivya Ashok Kumar

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1626230994

Category: Medical

Page: 270

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Written by the leading authorities in the field, Essentials of OCT in Ocular Disease is a core clinical reference on this important new technology used to examine the structure of the eye. It provides residents and practicing ophthalmologists with essential information on how to use OCT in various clinical scenarios and guidance on patient management. Chapters include coverage of recent innovative diagnostic applications as well as OCT-guided surgical procedures,including IOL position, DMEK, PDEK, GLUED IOL, and subtenon injection. Key Features: Edited by Amar Agarwal, a pioneer in OCT research, with chapters written by world-renowned experts in the use of OCT, including Jay Duker, Roger Steinert, and Carol Shields Covers both anterior and posterior applications of OCT and recent modifications in OCT systems Online access to videos demonstrating OCT-guided surgical procedures This book is an indispensable clinical guide for residents and fellows in ophthalmology as well as an excellent desk reference for practicing ophthalmologists -- it will be a treasured and clinically useful volume in their medical libraries throughout their careers.

Essentials of Audiology

Author: Stanley A. Gelfand

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604068620

Category: Medical

Page: 639

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Praise for the previous edition: ""This unique book encompasses everything from hearing science and psychoacoustics to hearing conservation and basic audiometry...explaining it at beginner's level while providing a more in-depth look for the more experienced."" -- Doody's Review Now in a more user-friendly format, with a four-color design, this new edition includes the latest scientific and clinical knowledge to give audiology students a solid understanding of core audiologic concepts. Every essential topic in audiology, from acoustics and anatomy to auditory disorders and hearing loss, is covered in this book. Key Features of the Fourth Edition: Covers new technology for electrophysiological assessment as well as bone-anchored hearing aids and cochlear implants Expanded discussion of management techniques, now in two separate chapters More than 300 exquisite full-color illustrations Questions and answers at the end of each chapter for study and review of essential topics Extensive bibliography with references to current literature Essentials of Audiology, Fourth Edition, is an indispensable reference for undergraduate and first year graduate students in audiology as well as a valuable resource for speech and language pathology students. With thorough coverage of the essentials of clinical practice, this new edition is also a good refresher for audiologists and speech-language pathologists who are starting out in their practice.

Dental Assisting Coloring Book

Author: Donna J. Phinney,Judy H. Halstead

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133170269

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Dental Assisting Coloring Book is an interactive tool designed as both a study aid and a review guide to enhance learning in the field of dentistry. The format makes review and learning creative and fun. Unlike other coloring books, Delmar's Dental Assisting Coloring Book contains questions presented in a variety of formats, in addition to coloring and labeling, to test recall and overall comprehension of key concepts. It covers a wide variety of topics encountered in lectures, clinics, and labs, including general anatomy, tooth anatomy and dental charting, equipment and dental instruments, procedures, radiology equipment, and x-ray landmarks. Dental Assisting Coloring Book is an effective way to enhance learning and improve retention of concepts critical to success in the field of dental assisting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Oral Radiology

Principles and Interpretation

Author: Stuart C. White,Michael J. Pharoah

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323096336

Category: Medical

Page: 679

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With more than 1,000 high-quality radiographs and illustrations, Oral Radiology: Principles and Interpretation, 7th Edition visually demonstrates the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology along with their clinical application. First, you'll gain a solid foundation in radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection. Then you'll learn intraoral and extraoral imaging techniques, including specialized techniques such as MRI and CT. The second half of the book focuses on how to recognize the radiographic features of pathologic conditions and interpret radiographs accurately. This edition also includes new chapters on forensics and cone-beam imaging. Written by oral radiology experts Stuart White and Michael Pharoah, this bestselling book helps you provide state-of-the-art care! An easy-to-follow format simplifies the key radiographic features of each pathologic condition, including location, periphery, shape, internal structure, and effects on surrounding structures - placed in context with clinical features, differential diagnosis, and management.UPDATED information addresses the etiology and diagnosis of diseases and pathologic conditions in the orofacial region.Updated coverage of all aspects of oral radiology includes the entire predoctoral curriculum.A wide array of radiographs including advanced imaging such as MRI and CT.Hundreds of drawings are updated and rendered in full color.Case studies apply imaging concepts to real-world scenarios. Expert contributors include many authors with worldwide reputations.Chapter bibliographies and suggested readings make it easier to conduct further research. NEW chapter on cone-beam imaging keeps you current with emerging field requirements.NEW coverage of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) includes more of the normal anatomy of cross-sectional images of the maxilla and mandible along with variations of normal anatomy.NEW! An eBook version makes the content interactive and portable, and shows radiographs in high resolution.

Essentials of Septorhinoplasty

Philosophy, Approaches, Techniques

Author: Hans Behrnohm,Eugene Tardy

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 313162812X

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Essentials of Septorhinoplasty: Philosophy-Approaches-Techniques, Second Edition, integrates the functional and aesthetic aspects of complex nasal surgery to address both cosmetic and breathing issues that often occur simultaneously. Fully revised and updated, this new edition covers surgery of the septum, open rhinoplasty techniques, and closed endonasal techniques, as well as anatomy, diagnosis and preoperative planning, patient psychology, postoperative treatment, and potential complications. Illustrations detailing surgical steps and before-and-after photographs to help plan procedures make this book a complete and practical guide to septorhinoplasty. Key Features: New and expanded discussion of biostatic surgery, submucosal septal surgery, radiofrequency surgery, endoscopic procedures, DCF implants, and more Step-by-step description of operative procedures, including the latest graft and suture techniques More than 600 exquisite illustrations and high-quality color photographs that enhance the text Contributions from renowned names in the fields of otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery Essentials of Septorhinoplasty: Philosophy-Approaches-Techniques, Second Edition, is the only book of its kind to incorporate functional and aesthetic considerations in nasal surgery. It is a beneficial addition to the library of any otolaryngologist, facial plastic surgeon, and maxillofacial surgeon who aims to improve both form and function of the nose.

Essentials of Neuroanatomy for Rehabilitation

Author: Leah Dvorak,Paul Jackson Mansfield

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780135023884

Category: Medical

Page: 310

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ESSENTIALS OF NEUROANATOMY FOR REHABILITATION makes the complex and beautiful human nervous system as clear, transparent and easy to understand as possible. It gives healthcare students a solid foundation in the human nervous system's structures, pathways, connections, and functions; and helps them apply this knowledge in treating and educating patients with neurological challenges. Clear, vivid, and concise, it avoids extraneous detail while illuminating the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system with large, uncluttered art. Patient case studies and clinical boxes bring key concepts to life; questions associated with these discussions assess students' understanding and promote deeper insight. Organized to reflect the authors' many years of effective neuroanatomy teaching, the text includes full chapters on crucial topics such as movement, cognition and behavior, development and aging, and healing the brain.

Essential Radiology

Clinical Presentation Pathophysiology Imaging

Author: Richard B. Gunderman

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604065745

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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Praise for the previous edition: Instructors will find this an ideal book for courses; the book can be read cover-to-cover during a month-long resident elective or medical student clerkship, for example.This book is highly recommended. American Journal of Roentgenology Essential Radiology, Third Edition, is an extensively revised and updated text that provides a highly engaging, integrated overview of the use of radiology in every specialty and subspecialty, covering all imaging modalities and organ systems.It gives medical students in radiology clerkships a solid understanding of how each imaging modality works and how a variety of pathologic conditions appear on different imaging modalities. Key Features: Directly correlates radiologic findings with gross pathologic specimens Contains updated discussions of clinical conditions and imaging techniques Includes high-quality imaging that illustrates the appearance of diseases and injuries in radiologic images Written by a master teacher and premier expert on medical education in the U.S. Medical students will find this book indispensable for their radiology coursework and refer to it repeatedly during their training.

Essentials of Strategic Management

Author: J. David Hunger,Thomas L. Wheelen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292020907

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 188

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For undergraduate and graduate level Strategic Management courses. Get straight to the heart of important strategic management concepts. This brief text offers a concise explanation of the most important concepts and techniques in strategic management. Further, cases and simulations are a perfect supplement to Essentials of Strategic Management, while its brevity also makes it suitable for use in corporate and executive training programs. This edition contains new information to reflect the latest changes in the discipline while remaining brief and to the point.

Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting

Author: Doni L. Bird,Debbie S. Robinson

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9781437703061

Category: Medical

Page: 1109

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This money-saving package is a must-have for students! It includes Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting, 9th edition and an electronic version of the textbook that allows students to search, highlight information, take notes, share notes and more. This package makes it simple for students to make the most of their study time and get more use out of their textbooks!

Essentials of Maternity, Newborn and Women's Health Nursing

Author: Susan Scott Ricci

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781752206

Category: Medical

Page: 802

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This primary "essentials textbook" is intended specifically as the course text for the standard, increasingly shortened Maternity courses. The book covers topics of importance without providing the unnecessary detail that is seen in virtually all essentials maternity texts on the market today.

Anatomy - An Essential Textbook

Author: Anne M Gilroy

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 162623440X

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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In the tradition of the highly praised first edition, Anatomy: An Essential Textbook, Second Edition by Anne M. Gilroy features noteworthy additions including radiographic representation of anatomical structures and illustrated clinical correlations. The introductory chapter lays a solid foundation with basic concepts and expanded coverage of the vascular and nervous systems. Each profusely illustrated regional unit includes an overview, comprehensive information on bones, muscles, and neurovasculature and clinical imaging followed by review questions with complete answers and explanations. Over 200 new images and 650 total show normal and pathologic anatomy and procedures Over 120 tables facilitate learning and include unique tables listing origin, insertion, innervation and action of muscles Online access to WinkingSkull.com with "labels-on, labels-off" for self-testing of images and interactive review questions and answers Clinical Correlation boxes provide detailed information on anatomic basis of clinical problems Development Correlation boxes highlight important embryologic and life cycle concepts related to anatomical structures New Clinical Imaging Basics sections address the practical applications of imaging modalities for specific anatomical regions Build your anatomy knowledge and confidence with this stellar text.

Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury

Basic Research to Clinical Practice

Author: Michael G. Fehlings,Alexander R. Vaccaro,Maxwell Boakye

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604067276

Category: Medical

Page: 682

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Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury is written for the spinal cord injury (SCI) team and reflects the multidisciplinary nature of treating patients with SCI. It integrates emerging medical and surgical approaches to SCI with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuroimaging, neuroplasticity, and cellular transplantation. This comprehensive yet concise reference will enable neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and allied health professionals caring for SCI patients to translate research results into patient care. It is also an excellent resource for those preparing for the board exam in SCI medicine. Key Features: Material is cross-referenced to highlight relationships between the different areas of SCI Chapters are concise, focused, and include key points, pearls, and pitfalls An Overview of the Literature table is provided in most chapters, giving readers a meaningful distillation of each publication referenced Each editor is a world-renowned expert in one of these core disciplines involved in the management of SCI patients: neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, spinal cord science, and rehabilitative medicine This is a must-have guide that all neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and allied health professionals involved in the care of spinal cord injury patients should have on their bookshelf.

Atlas of Anatomy

Author: Anne M. Gilroy,Brian R. MacPherson,Michael Schuenke

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1626232539

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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With unmatched accuracy, quality, and clarity, the Atlas of Anatomy is now fully revised and updated. Atlas of Anatomy, Third Edition, is the highest quality anatomy atlas available today. With over 1,900 exquisitely detailed and accurate illustrations, the Atlas helps you master the details of human anatomy. Key Features: NEW! Sectional and Radiographic Anatomy chapter for each body region NEW! Radiologic images help you connect the anatomy lab to clinical knowledge and practice NEW! Pelvis and Perineum section enhanced and improved making it easier to comprehend one of the most complex anatomic regions NEW! Section on Brain and Nervous System focuses on gross anatomy of the peripheral and autonomic nervous systems as well as the brain and central nervous system Also included in this new edition: More than 170 tables summarize key details making them easier to reference and retain Muscle Fact spreads provide essential information, including origin, insertion, innervation, and action An innovative, user-friendly format: every topic covered in two side by side pages Access to WinkingSkull.com PLUS, with all images from the book for labels–on and labels–off review and timed self-tests for exam preparation What students say about the Atlas of Anatomy: "Thieme is the best anatomy atlas by far, hands down. Clearer pictures, more pictures, more realistic pictures, structures broken up in ways that make sense and shown from every angle...includes clinical correlations.... That's about all there is to it. Just buy it. Thank you Thieme!" ...this book surpasses them all. It's the artwork. The artist has found the perfect balance of detail and clarity. Some of these illustrations have to be seen to be believed.... The pearls of clinical information are very good and these add significance to the information and make it easier to remember."