Patient Assessment Tutorials: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Dental Hygienist / Edition 1

Patient Assessment Tutorials: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Dental Hygienist / Edition 1

by Jill S. Nield-Gehrig, Cynthia R. Biron
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781775167

ISBN-13: 9780781775168

Pub. Date: 10/01/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Click here to hear Jill Nield-Gehrig discuss her unique new book.

The ability to perform and document patient assessment procedures is vital to the practice of dental hygiene—a complete and accurate assessment is the starting point to providing thorough patient care. Make sure you are prepared for patient assessment with this unique guide that takes you

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Overview

Click here to hear Jill Nield-Gehrig discuss her unique new book.

The ability to perform and document patient assessment procedures is vital to the practice of dental hygiene—a complete and accurate assessment is the starting point to providing thorough patient care. Make sure you are prepared for patient assessment with this unique guide that takes you step-by-step through each assessment procedure including techniques for effectively communicating the assessment process and findings to patients. Excellent features include detailed, full-color illustrations and photographs to visually guide you through procedures and techniques, case studies and personal accounts that bring the content to life, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781775168
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.88(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES FOR ASSESSMENT
Communication Skills for Assessment Making Our Words Understandable

ASSESSMENT SKILLS
Medical History Ready References: Medical History Vital Signs: Temperature Vital Signs: Pulse and Respiration Vital Signs: Blood Pressure Soft Tissue Lesions Head and Neck Examination Oral Examination Gingival Description Mixed Dentition and Occlusion Dental Radiographs

COMPREHENSIVE PATIENT CASES
Comprehensive Patient Case F-K

Glossary Index

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