Pain and Anxiety Control for the Conscious Dental Patient / Edition 1

Pain and Anxiety Control for the Conscious Dental Patient / Edition 1

by John G. Meechan, Nigel D. Robb, Robin A. Seymour
     
 

The perception of pain in the mind of dental patients is a significant deterrant to regular dental attendence. Control of this pain and anxi ety is, therefore, a treatment issue central to the clinical practice of dentistry. This textbook covers both local anesthesia and sedation comprehensively, and offers practical instructions for the dental stud ent. It

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The perception of pain in the mind of dental patients is a significant deterrant to regular dental attendence. Control of this pain and anxi ety is, therefore, a treatment issue central to the clinical practice of dentistry. This textbook covers both local anesthesia and sedation comprehensively, and offers practical instructions for the dental stud ent. It provides a theoretical framework based on the anatomy, physiol ogy and pharmacology of pain and anxiety control. The book offers comp rehensive coverage of pain and anxiety management for conscious dental patients; control of operative, perioperative and post-operative pain in dentistry; describes all aspects of local anesthesia and sedation in dentistry; provides a rational approach to the prescription of drug s; practical guidance and instruction on techniques; over 150 photogra phs and 50 line diagrams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192628480
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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