Handbook of Local Anesthesia / Edition 6

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Overview

The fifth edition of Handbook of Local Anesthesia is a practical "how-to" guide, updated with the latest advances in science, technology, and pain control techniques. From basic concepts to specific injection techniques, from dosage charts to the proper care and handling of equipment, key information is brought to life with an all-new, full-color design. Written by Dr. Stanley F. Malamed, dentistry's leading expert on this topic, it's a valuable reference that will enhance your practice of local anesthesia.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

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"This sixth edition of Handbook of Local Anesthesia is targeted mainly towards dentists, oral hygienists, and dental students and not only covers the topic in great detail, but also highlights and discusses the latest advances in techniques...We found the book to well written and the accompanying full-size colour photographs and abundance of diagrams and tables make the text easy to understand...This new edition of Handbook of Local Anesthesia is well written and reasonably priced, and should prove a welcome update to th collection for dental students and practitioners."

British Journal of Anaesthesia, March 2013

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323074131
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/4/2012
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 145,919
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Drugs

1. Neurophysiology

2. Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics

3. Pharmacology of Vasoconstrictors

4. Clinical Action of Specific Agents

Part 2: The Armamentarium

5. The Syringe

6. The Needle

7. The Cartridge

8. Additional Armamentarium

9. Preparation of the Armamentarium

Part 3: Techniques of Regional Anesthesia in Dentistry

10. Physical and Psychological Evaluation

11. Basic Injection Technique

12. Anatomical Considerations

13. Techniques of Maxillary Anesthesia

14. Techniques of Mandibular Anesthesia

15. Supplemental Injection Techniques

16. Local Anesthetic Considerations in Dental Specialties

Part 4: Complications, Legal Considerations, Questions, and Future Trends

17. Local Complications

18. Systemic Complications

19. Legal Considerations

20. Future Trends in Pain Control

21. Questions

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