Dental Hygiene Care: Diagnosis and Care Planning / Edition 1

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Overview

This text provides a comprehensive look at the dental hygiene process and encourages the use of critical thinking. Quality, individualized client care developed through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation are emphasized.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Michael E. Gewerth, RDH (University of Chicago Medical Center)
Description: This new book contains the theory of diagnosis and treatment strategy for patients in the care of registered dental hygienists.
Purpose: The book is a conceptual framework for second year and returning hygienists in treatment modalities and the process of dental hygiene care. The book meets the author's objective.
Audience: This book is written for second-year and returning hygienists. The author is a credible authority on the subject matter.
Features: The references appear to be current. The quality of the illustrations is average to slightly below average. The appearance of this book is basic in nature but not displeasing to the eye. The organization of information and treatment modalities are the unique features of this book.
Assessment: The organization of procedures for treatment and treatment planning are among the outstanding features of the book. This book contributes to the organizational thinking needed to perform dental hygiene.
Michael F. Gewerth
This new book contains the theory of diagnosis and treatment strategy for patients in the care of registered dental hygienists. The book is a conceptual framework for second year and returning hygienists in treatment modalities and the process of dental hygiene care. The book meets the author's objective. This book is written for second-year and returning hygienists. The author is a credible authority on the subject matter. The references appear to be current. The quality of the illustrations is average to slightly below average. The appearance of this book is basic in nature but not displeasing to the eye. The organization of information and treatment modalities are the unique features of this book. The organization of procedures for treatment and treatment planning are among the outstanding features of the book. This book contributes to the organizational thinking needed to perform dental hygiene.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780827356788
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/10/1995
  • Series: Health and Life Science Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 7.36 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Meet the Author

BSDH, MS, Assistant Professor; Dept of Dental Hygene

Associate Professor, Dept of DH

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Table of Contents

Dental Hygiene Functions. Components of the Dental Hygiene Process. Implications of the Dental Hygiene Process. Preprocess. Components of the Assessment Phase. Data Collection. Documentation. Developing the Dental Hygiene Diagnosis. Data Processing. Formulation of the Dental Hygiene Diagnosis. Clinical Considerations of Planning. Using the Epidemiological Approach to Planning. Behavioral Consideration of Planning. Using Theories to Beneficial Health Behaviors. Identifying Alternatives. Writing the Care Plan. Appointment Planning. Appendices.

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