Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582558158

Category: Medical

Page: 960

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting is an exciting first-edition textbook based on our collaboration with professionals and educators in the dental assisting field to address the challenges you face as an instructor. This engaging, comprehensive title delivers all of the coverage you and your students need, information on accreditation and certification, and all the tools students need to prepare for a successful career in dental assisting. The text's reader-friendly and engaging style, dynamic colorful design, and comprehensive electronic media help to maintain students' interest, while improving their retention of essential information. Unique features emphasize critical thinking and help students apply what they learn in the classroom to real-world challenges in their careers. A free bonus CD-ROM includes videos, an office management software simulator, a study guide map to the DANB exam, and a Spanish-to-English translation guide. An Instructor's Resource CD-ROM with extensive ancillary resources will be available gratis upon adoption of the text. Instructor's resources include a Brownstone test generator, CODA accreditation map, lesson plans, PowerPoints, and more.
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Review Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting

Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323444911

Category: Dental assistants

Page: 272

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Provides a steadfast review for the dental assisting student preparing for course review, local or state exams, or national certification. Three comprehensive tests are included in the format, all common to national exams for dental assistants. Tests are divided into the following categories: General Chairside (360 questions total/120 questions per test); Radiation Health and Safety (300 questions total/100 questions per test); Infection Control (300 questions total/100 questions per test). For added convenience, each question is repeated in the answer key with the rationale for the correct choice so the results can be checked.-- From the preface.
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Lippincott's Textbook for Nursing Assistants

A Humanistic Approach to Caregiving

Author: Pamela J. Carter

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781766852

Category: Medical

Page: 909

View: 9881

Now in its Second Edition, this textbook prepares students to work as nursing assistants in long-term care, acute care, and home health care settings, and provides a firm foundation for advancement to an LPN and ultimately an RN role. The book is written in a direct, conversational writing style with an emphasis on professionalism and humanism. This edition is significantly updated and has new photographs and illustrations. A front-of-book CD-ROM includes an audio glossary. An audiobook version of the entire text in MP3 format is available as a separate purchase. A student-edition DVD, containing selected procedures from Lippincott's Video Series for Nursing Assistants, is also available as a separate purchase.
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Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496306945

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 8940

Presents information logically, based on the pathophysiology of disease, significance of evidence, and avoidance of harmful effects inherent at the critical care level of nursing practice. Chapters include critical care basics, holistic care issues, body system-based conditions, and hematologic, immune and multisystem disorders. This new edition is completely updated to incorporate the spectrum of critical care and evidence-based nursing practice, ranging from moderate sedation and perianesthesia management to special concerns for patients who are elderly, the types of shock, management of stroke, and more.
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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Medical Assisting Exam Review for CMA, RMA & CMAS Certification

Author: Helen J. Houser,Janet R. Sesser

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781609133689

Category: Medical

Page: 430

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"Among all of the existing review products, the focus on student engagement, thorough coverage of content, and accessible style are among the factors that have made LWW's Medical Assisting Exam Review for CMA and RMA Certification one of the most popular! Now in its third edition, this Review Guide prepares medical assisting students for successfully passing a national medical assisting certification exam (CMA, RMA, and CMAS exams). Ensuring that the book is comprehensive, this text also focuses on engagement and is written in a concise style that infuses humor and motivational strategies. The book first helps the user identify areas of strength and weakness, then guides the user through developing a study plan. Following this, practice exams included in the ancillary suite will help students assess their progress and continue working towards success on the exam"--Provided by publisher.
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General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Leslie Delong,Nancy Burkhart

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496354532

Category: Medical

Page: 672

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This updated 3rd Edition of General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist provides the information students need to develop an understanding of basic pathology and recognize the clinical manifestations of oral and systemic disease. In accordance with ADEA Curriculum Guidelines, which stress the recognition of oral disease based on clinical signs and symptoms, the oral pathology section is uniquely organized by distinct clinical/radiographic features of oral lesions to help students evaluate and categorize lesions according to appearance, emphasizing the concept of differential diagnosis. This edition features new “Oral Medicine Considerations” that highlight the relationship between oral and systemic disease, a stunning collection of art work with over 600 images, and a wide range of online resources, such as case studies and practice questions, that reinforce student learning.
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Lippincott Certification Review: Medical-Surgical Nursing

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,Laura Willis

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496387341

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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Pass your certification exam with the thoroughly updated Lippincott Review for Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification, 6th Edition, offering the most current content found on the Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) and Registered Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC) exams. This popular study guide covers the full range of exam content, from disorders, signs and symptoms, tests, and assessments to treatments and interventions. Whether you are a new or experienced nurse, this comprehensive review offers the knowledge—and confidence—you need to succeed. Get the go-to exam prep resource for passing the CMSRN or RN-BC medical-surgical certification exam ... NEW enhanced eBook included with purchase NEW and revised content that reflects current medical-surgical nursing best practices NEW and updated end-of-chapter quizzes and 150-questionend-of-book practice test that helps to foolproof your preparation NEW social media content in each chapter NEW content updates written by nurses who have passed the most current CMSRN exam Reviews disorders by body systems as covered in certification exams Study plan advice, preparation strategies, and test-taking strategies that prepare you for exam-taking success, including a certification test plan Easy-to-use outline format that outlines each topic with key points, making it easy to remember important points Resources that include: NANDA taxonomy, common infectious disorders, CDC fact sheets, and lab tests results Contents that include: Medical-surgical certification eligibility requirements—lists criteria for medical-surgical nurse (RN-BC), Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) certification, and clinical nurse specialist in adult health (ACNS-BC) certification Nursing foundations and principles Legal and ethical nursing issues Principles of wound care, including nursing assessments and treatment skills Disruptions in homeostasis Perioperative nursing Cultural and ethnic beliefs and practices Safety issues Health maintenance Patient's bill of rights and self-determination Developmental theories of Jean Piaget and Abraham Maslow Nutrition Substance abuse Complementary and herbal therapies Obesity Adult immunizations Laboratory values Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offline Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
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Burton's Microbiology for the Health Sciences

Author: Paul G. Engelkirk,Janet L. Duben-Engelkirk,Gwendolyn R. Wilson Burton

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1605476730

Category: Medical

Page: 433

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Written in a straightforward and engaging style, this premier textbook provides students with the foundation in microbiology that they need to perform their day-to-day duties in a safe and knowledgeable manner. Coverage includes the core themes and concepts outlined for an introductory course by the American Society for Microbiology. Developed for current and future healthcare professionals, the text offers vital coverage of antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents, epidemiology and public health, hospital-acquired infections, infection control, and the ways in which microorganisms cause disease. This comprehensive new Ninth Edition explores the major viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic human diseases, including patient care, and how the body protects itself from pathogens and infectious diseases. A bound-in CD-ROM and a companion Website include case studies, additional self-assessment exercises, plus animations and special features that provide additional insight and fun facts on selected topics.
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Fundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation & Advanced Root Instrumentation

Author: Jill S. Nield-Gehrig

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781769921

Category: Medical

Page: 637

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Now in full color, with over 1,400 photographs and illustrations, the Sixth Edition of this market-leading text is a step-by-step, highly visual guide to the how-to's of periodontal instrumentation. It takes students from basic skills such as patient positioning, intraoral finger rests, and basic instrumentation, all the way to advanced techniques such as assessment of periodontal patients and instrumentation of multirooted teeth, root concavities, and furcation areas. Critical thinking activities and patient cases promote application of concepts and problem-solving skills. A brand-new bonus DVD packaged with this edition includes video clips demonstrating the techniques covered in the book.
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Basic Principles of Pharmacology with Dental Hygiene Applications

Author: Frieda Atherton Pickett,Geza T. Terezhalmy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780781765367

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 9338

Basic Principles of Pharmacology with Dental Hygiene Applications presents up-to-date pharmacological principles and identifies applications of these principles in day-to-day dental hygiene practice. The text coordinates principles of pharmacology with pathophysiology and identifies applications to the oral health treatment plan and treatment record information. Coverage includes subjects not found in other pharmacology textbooks for dental hygiene students: adverse drug effects, drugs used by the dental hygienist, sources to help patients or personnel seek treatment for substance abuse problems, and herbal supplements. Each chapter includes case studies, self-study questions, end-of-chapter dental hygiene application summaries, and clinical application exercises.
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Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist

Author: Esther M. Wilkins

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781451193114

Category: Medical

Page: 1296

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Considered the cornerstone text in almost every dental hygiene education program in the country, Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, 12e helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need for successful, evidence-based practice in today's rapidly changing oral health care environment. Written by one of the preeminent voices in dental hygiene education, the book progresses through crucial topics in dental hygiene in a straightforward, outline format, making information easy to locate, understand, and reference. To help readers prepare for effective, culturally sensitive practice, six sections of the 12th Edition conform to the Dental Hygiene Process of Care: Assessment, Diagnosis, Care Planning, Implementation, Education, and, new to this edition, Documentation. Updated and revised throughout, this edition includes new material on motivational interviewing, risk assessment, and alternate practice settings, and is enhanced by new clinically relevant color photos, and real-world examples. New Enhance Your Understanding boxes identify all print and digital resources available by chapter, including the hands-on Workbook, online learning tools on thePoint, and prepU adaptive quizzing. Updated section on Documentation as a part of the Dental Hygiene Process of Care, this brings the clinical care of a patient full circle. New coverage of motivational interviewing shows students how to use this proven communication method to elicit and strengthen the patient's intrinsic motivation to work toward positive change in oral health. Updated content on Risk Assessment for Oral Disease added to Chapters 12, 19, and 27 prepares readers for this key aspect of effective practice. New clinically relevant color photos and real world examples help readers connect what they're learning to practice. New information on alternative practice settings prepares readers for successful practice. Halmark Features: A detailed outline format makes information easier to locate and is ideal for students preparing for Licensure Board examinations. Step-by-step instructions cover all aspects of dental hygiene from radiologic diagnosis and technique to treating patients with special needs and medical/dental areas of concern, such as infectious diseases, allergic reactions, blood disorders, and medications. Everyday Ethics boxes give students an opportunity to explore the types of clinical problems they are likely to encounter in real-life practice. Factors to Teachthe Patientboxes cover topics of interest when teaching patients, family members, and the community self-care and responsibility for oral health. In-depth coverage of Documentation includes example documentation notes written in the SOAP notes format, demonstrating the importance of including such notes in each patient's permanent record. Chapter-opening Outlines provide an at-a-glance overview and help readers locate specific topics quickly. Chapter-opening Learning Objectivesprovide a road map to important information that must be mastered. Key Words boxes identify spelling and define new vocabulary terms in context. Each key word is listed in the index to facilitate quick reference to all definitions. Student Resources: Quiz Bank, Audio Glossary Instructor Resources: Test Bank, Lesson Plans, PowerPoint Presentations, Image Bank, Answers to the exercises found in the Active Learning Workbook, LMS Cartridges
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Essentials of Pediatric Nursing

Author: Terri Kyle

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781751155

Category: Medical

Page: 1198

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"Essentials of Pediatric Nursing is intended for Pediatric Nursing courses with an integrated pediatric curriculum. It provides a unique concept-based approach and nursing process focus, that helps students go from concept to application by building on previously mastered knowledge from other courses. Organized into four logical units, Kyle: Essentials of Pediatric Nursing covers a broad scope of topics with an emphasis on common issues and pediatric-specific information. In addition, it has a variety of learning features to ensure student retention, such as, Healthy People 2010 boxes, Threaded Case Studies and Comparison Charts highlighting common diseases. Plus, it includes a BONUS CD-ROM and companion website that provide numerous resources for both students and instructors, including video clips of each developmental stage and care of the hospitalized child!
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Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582555393

Category: Medical

Page: 276

View: 1870

Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy! Second Edition covers fundamental wound care principles and procedures, using a light-hearted, entertaining style. Coverage begins with skin anatomy and physiology, wound progression and healing, and factors that can delay or complicate healing. Subsequent chapters cover wound assessment and monitoring and wound care planning, procedures, and products. The book includes eight pages of full-color illustrations, intervention algorithms for diabetic, arterial, and venous ulcers, and eye-catching logos that emphasize key points. This new edition includes coverage of malignant wounds and palliative care. A new logo highlights considerations for special populations, including pediatric, geriatric, and bariatric patients.
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Stedman's Dental Dictionary

Illustrated

Author: Wolters Kluwer Health

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health

ISBN: 9781608311460

Category: Medical

Page: 606

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Stedman's Dictionary for the Dental Professions is the go-to dictionary for students and professionals in dentistry, dental assisting, and dental hygiene. This comprehensive reference tool provides definitions for more than 16,000 terms, a full-color insert of oral conditions and disorders, and more than 500 illustrations---nearly all in full color. Stedman's---The Best Defined Words in Medicine---from the most trusted name in medical language resources.
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Pathophysiology

Concepts of Altered Health States

Author: Carol Porth,Glenn Matfin

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781766166

Category: Medical

Page: 1688

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This is the Eighth Edition of the comprehensive and well-respected text and reference of pathophysiology. As a nurse-physiologist, Carol Porth uniquely emphasizes "concepts" of altered health states, as opposed to factual descriptions of diseases and disorders. This conceptual model integrates the developmental and preventative aspects of health. By taking this physiologic approach, the author ensures a comprehension of the whole of body function. By integrating all of the aspects of the human body into a total functional whole, the student can grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health. This edition has a completely revamped art program and new displays that showcase pathophysiological processes though detailed visual representation. Other highlights include a greater international focus, expanded content on evidence-based practice and completely revised, updated chapters on genetics, disorders of white blood cells and lymphoid tissues, and innate and acquired immunity. A bound-in CD-ROM and companion Website include Weblinks, an NCLEX® tutorial, a Spanish-English audio glossary, monographs of 100 most commonly prescribed drugs, over 30 Concepts in Action animations, 5 Clinical Simulations, and dosage calculation quizzes. An Instructor's Resource DVD-ROM and online instructor resources are also available.
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Lippincott's Q&A Certification Review: Emergency Nursing

Author: Lippincott

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451179081

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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The perfect study guide for the emergency nursing certification exam (CEN), this new edition contains over 1,600 questions, answers, and rationales in an easy-to-use two-column format—questions in the left column correct answers and rationales in the right. The format closely follows the actual CEN exam blueprint. In addition to Q&A, the book also provides test-taking tips and strategies and an extensive appendix withcommonly encountered cardiac arrhythmias, ECGs, life-support drugs, and triage assessment principles. The Point offers 400 additional Q&A in both review and self-test modes.
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Certified Nurse Educator Review Book

The Official NLN Guide to the CNE Exam

Author: Linda Caputi

Publisher: National League for Nursing Press

ISBN: 9781934758205

Category: Medical

Page: 156

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Written by expert researchers, educators, and professionals who collaboratively design standards and national certification exams for professional nurses, the CNE Review Book is the definitive guide for faculty pursuing the CNE credential. Based on the revised 2012 practice analysis, this book is an essential text for aspiring certified nurse educators and all nurse educators across the academic spectrum. Each of the book's chapters addresses one of the eight competencies required for the practice of academic nursing education. Special features include: Sample test questions developed by the Certification Test Development Committee of the NLN Certification Commission Extensive bibliography of the most current literature addressing each competency How-to applications of content to the educator's practice.
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