Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals E-BOOK

Author: Eric Whaites

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047996

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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The second edition of this successful textbook offers support for learners and continues to provide a significant reference text suitable for all Dental Care Professionals. Offering a clear, easy-to-follow, comprehensive account of all aspects of dental radiography essential to this group of professionals, this book is an important resource that renders it essential reading, particularly for those undertaking examinations in Dental Radiography. Presents the subject in an accessible format - highly illustrated, with short paragraphs, bulleted lists and flow diagrams Clear line diagrams help readers learn to interpret the radiographs Contains what the dental care professional needs to know and no more, i.e. basic principles of background science, practical details of radiography and an elementary account of radiological interpretation Written by the best known UK textbook author in the subject area, who has been heavily involved in the British Dental Association's highly successful on-line course in dental radiography dental nurses Digital imaging techniques are embedded in the main text and a short chapter on Cone Beam CT has been added to render the book fully compatible with recent changes in practice
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Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals

Author: Eric Whaites,Nicholas Drage

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702045985

Category: Medical

Page: 306

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This volume continues to provide a useful reference manual which is ideal for all Dental Care Professionals. Offering a clear, easy-to-follow, comprehensive account of all aspects of dental radiography perfectly tailored to the needs of DCPs, this book is an important resource that renders it essential reading, particularly for those undertaking examinations in dental radiography. Clear and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy More than 600 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-access manner Led by the best known UK textbook author in the subject area who has been heavily involved in the British Dental Association's highly successful on-line course in dental radiography Contains what the Dental Care Professional needs to know and no more, i.e. basic principles of background science, practical details of radiography and an elementary account of radiological interpretation An all new online self assessment questions and answers module Includes a new chapter on cone beam technology Fully updated throughout with many new tables and images
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Post Registration Qualifications for Dental Care Professionals

Questions and Answers

Author: Nicola Rogers,Rebecca Davies,Wendy Lee,Dominic O'Sullivan,Frances Marriott

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118711165

Category:

Page: 440

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Post Registration Qualifications for Dental Care Professionals: Questions and Answers is a comprehensive revision aid for dental nurses seeking to gain post–registration certification for professional development. Chapters cover qualifications in special care dental nursing, oral health education, dental sedation nursing, dental implant nursing, dental radiography and orthodontic dental nursing Questions are accompanied by clear explanations of the correct answers, reflecting the latest standards and practices Supported by a companion website which features sample questions mirroring each exam format An essential resource for dental care professionals who are looking to further advance their careers
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Radiation Protection in Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology

Author: Richard J. Vetter,Magdalena S. Stoeva

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482245388

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Radiation Protection in Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology focuses on the professional, operational, and regulatory aspects of radiation protection. Advances in radiation medicine have resulted in new modalities and procedures, some of which have significant potential to cause serious harm. Examples include radiologic procedures that require ve
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Spanish for Dental Professionals

A Step by Step Handbook

Author: Deborah Bender,Margaret Maier,Irwin Stern

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 9780826336132

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 85

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This handbook and accompanying CD have been designed to help dentists, dental hygienists, and other dental personnel communicate with Spanish-speaking patients. Intended for novice learners as well as those who need to polish their rusty high school Spanish,Paso a Pasocan be used in emergency situations or as a source of phrases to make routine visits more comfortable for patients--or anywhere between those extremes. The book includes aspects of Latino culture vital for any dental professional as well as key dental health phrases and useful grammar.Paso a Pasofocuses on learning, practicing, and speaking both standard and colloquial Spanish for an office setting. The accompanying CD presents dialogues in which Latino patients interact with health professionals using a variety of accents and levels of fluency. Like the book, the CD will be useful in workshops, work-site training, and individual learning. The chapter structure permits work-site training of an hour a day for six weeks. The CD will not be sold separately. FromPaso a Paso/Step by Step, Chapter Two "In Latin America, more than one last name is used to describe family relationships. Latino names consist of a first and middle name, or "given names," followed by the father's last name, followed by the mother's paternal surname--in that order. Many people shorten their names by using only an initial for the maternal surname. For example, in the story, Marco's name would be written Marco Antonio Hernández Calderón or Marco Hernández C. So, the surname by which official records are kept is the first surname "It is important for Americans and Latinos to understand these differences, to record the correct surname on dental records, consistently. Among Latinos, the first last name is the equivalent of a last name in the US."
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Integration of Medical and Dental Care and Patient Data

Author: Amit Acharya,Valerie Powell,Miguel H. Torres-Urquidy,Robert H. Posteraro,Thankam Paul Thyvalikakath

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319982982

Category: Medical

Page: 350

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This largely revised second edition comprehensively reviews the need and rationale for the integration of medical and dental patient data. The reader will find extensive guidance on issues involved with care and data integration, and how to achieve an integrated model of healthcare. The book discusses how the use of state-of-the-art, fully integrated (dental-medical), electronic health records can improve clinical, financial as well as societal outcomes. In the book you will also find different aspects that play a role in integration including existing clinical software implementations (and their paths for integration), clinical touch points, and how current and future developments will facilitate the integration process in a more efficient way. This second edition of Integration of Medical and Dental Care and Patient Data details the available methods and technologies for successfully integrating patient medical and dental data. It is, therefore, an important and timely update for informaticians and a broad range of both dental and medical professionals and other health professionals (dental assistants, hygienists, nurses) as well as clinical students entering the professional environment.
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Dental Radiography - E-Book

Principles and Techniques

Author: Joen Iannucci,Laura Jansen Howerton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291295

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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Providing essential coverage of dental radiography principles and complete technical instruction, Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques, 4th Edition, is your key to the safe, effective use of radiation in the dental office. The first ever full-color dental radiography resource, this combination of a textbook and a training manual guides you step-by-step through common procedures, with accompanying illustrations, case studies, and interactive exercises to help you apply what you've learned to practice. A concise, straightforward writing style makes complex concepts more accessible and helps you easily identify the most important information. Step-by-step procedures combine clear instructions with anatomical drawings, positioning photos, and corresponding radiographs to help you confidently and accurately perform specific techniques, thus minimizing radiation exposure to the patient. Helpful Hints detail common problems you may encounter in practice and provide a checklist to guide you through the do's and don'ts of imaging procedures. Quiz Questions at the end of each chapter assess your understanding of important content. Key terms, learning objectives, and chapter summaries highlight essential information to help you study more efficiently. Interactive exercises, terminology games, and case studies modeled on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) on Evolve reinforce your understanding and help you prepare for examinations. New chapter on cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) familiarizes you with emerging practices in dental radiography. Updated chapter discussions and new radiographs keep you up to date on the latest information in digital imaging. UNIQUE! Full-color design and new illustrations and photographs clarify difficult concepts and help you master proper positioning techniques. UNIQUE! A comprehensive appendix provides quick, easy access to all mathematical formulas used in dental radiography.
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Oral Radiology - E-Book

Principles and Interpretation

Author: Stuart C. White,Michael J. Pharoah

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323096344

Category: Medical

Page: 696

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With more than 1,000 high-quality radiographs and illustrations, this bestselling book visually demonstrates the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology as well as effective clinical application. You’ll be able to diagnose and treat patients effectively with the coverage of imaging techniques, including specialized techniques such as MRI and CT, and the comprehensive discussion of the radiographic interpretation of pathology. The book also covers radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection — helping you provide state-of-the-art care! A consistent format makes it easy to follow and comprehend clinical material on each pathologic condition, including a definition, synonyms, clinical features, radiographic features, differential diagnosis, and management/treatment. Updated photos show new equipment and radiographs in the areas of intraoral radiographs, normal radiographic anatomy, panoramic imaging, and advanced imaging. Updated Digital Imaging chapter expands coverage of PSP plates and its use in cephalometric and panoramic imaging, examining the larger latitudes of photostimulable phosphor receptors and their linear response to the five orders of magnitude of x-ray exposure. Updated Guidelines for Prescribing Dental Radiographs chapter includes the latest ADA guidelines, and also discusses the European Guidelines. Updated information on radiographic manifestations of diseases in the orofacial region includes the latest data on etiology and diagnosis, with an emphasis on advanced imaging. Expert contributors include many authors with worldwide reputations. Cone Beam Computed Tomography chapter covers machines, the imaging process, and typical clinical applications of cone-beam imaging, with examples of examinations made from scans. Evolve website adds more coverage of cases, with more examples of specific issues.
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Frommer's Radiology for the Dental Professional

Author: Jeanine J. Stabulas-Savage

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323479332

Category:

Page: 432

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Develop your imaging skills with Radiology for the Dental Professional, 10th Edition. With a wealth of features that underscore practical application, you will not only learn the proper step-by-step techniques for safe and effective dental imaging, but you'll also learn how to evaluate and, if applicable, interpret the images. This full-color 10th Edition boasts new content on digital imaging, expanded information on radiation safety and infection control, plus updated new photos of the latest techniques and technology. New chapter summaries and review questions further reinforce your understanding and application skills, and feature boxes help you troubleshoot and prevent common errors. Overall, it's the ideal radiology introduction for anyone pursuing a successful career in the dental professions! Approachable writing style simplifies complex concepts for easier reading and comprehension. Step-by-step illustrated procedure boxes detail key skills and competencies. Common Errors features explain mistakes and provide strategies to prevent or resolve them. Advantages/Disadvantages boxes summarize the pros and cons of each radiographic technique. Key terms are listed on the chapter opening page, highlighted in text, and defined in back-of-book glossary. NEW! Content on digital imaging has been added throughout the text, as well as expanded information on radiation safety, infection control, and more. NEW! Full-color design with updated photos and illustrations includes all-new images of techniques and the latest equipment. NEW! Expanded focus on radiographic interpretation and evaluation equips you to help provide optimal patient care. NEW! Chapter review questions help you assess your understanding of chapter material and identify strengths and areas for improvement. NEW! Chapter summaries review key concepts and skills and serve as checkpoints for comprehension.
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Clinical Imaging - E-Book

With Skeletal, Chest and Abdomen Pattern Differentials

Author: Dennis Marchiori

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323071279

Category: Medical

Page: 1488

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This unique chiropractic text takes a pattern approach to differential diagnosis that is rooted in the use of plain film, MRI, and CT in the imaging of the skeletal system, chest, abdomen, brain, and spinal cord. This pattern approach helps bridge the transition from image to differential diagnosis by helping readers recognize patterns of abnormality and develop a list of viable diagnostic possibilities. Coverage also includes an alphabetical listing of disease entities featuring detailed descriptions in a consistent format that lists background, imaging findings, clinical comments, key concepts, and more. Broad coverage of a wide range of imaging topics beyond basic skeletal radiology, such as the chest, abdomen, brain, and spinal cord This comprehensive text is contained in a convenient single volume Emphasizes plain film radiology and integrates it with MRI and CT Combines the utility of a pattern approach to understanding imaging diagnosis with traditional, detailed descriptions of disease entities Features extensive cross referencing from pattern to disease descriptions for quick reference Contains over 3500 high quality photos and illustrations Includes an extensive radiology chapter on physics, with algorithms for improving film quality Offers in-depth coverage of positioning and roentgenometrics Detailed information on traumatic injuries is listed in an easy-to-use table format Features a thorough discussion of disk degeneration and herniations Written by both chiropractors and medical doctors, providing a broader, multidisciplinary perspective Includes a complete glossary of nearly 500 radiological terms Front inside cover contains a pathology quick reference with corresponding figure numbers Contains a helpful listing of radiology mnemonics Improved image quality and larger images More in-depth coverage of congenital and normal variant topics Expanded sections on normal anatomy and film interpretation Includes more MRI patterns All chapters have been completely revised and updated
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