Author: Caroline L. Pankhurst,Wilson A. Coulter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A practical step-by-step guide for all members of the dental team Thoroughly updated, this new edition ensures all members of the dental team are up to speed on the practical aspects of infection prevention and control. It provides step-by-step guidance on the safe running of a dental practice, clear and concise explanations of the key issues and concepts, an overview of the evidence base, and coverage of legal and regulatory issues about which all staff members need to be aware. With more colour photographs and illustrations than the first edition, it also includes appendices full of useful practical and clinical information, and a companion website offering helpful instructional videos and self-assessment questions. Key topics include communicable diseases, occupational health and immunization, sharp safe working, hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, disinfection of dental instruments, surface decontamination, dental unit waterlines, clinical waste management, and pathological specimen handling. An indispensable working resource for the busy dental practice, Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry, 2nd Edition is also an excellent primer for dental students.
Author: Kathryn Porter
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
This highly practical text aims to provide the newly qualified dental nurse with with a basic guide to dental nursing issues. The Dental Nurse Survival Guide adopts the same Q&A format that has proven so successful with the best selling Staff Nurse Survival Guide. Each guide is a collection of all the common situations that a newly qualified practitioner might face. The aim is to produce an answer for each question that could be read in 5 minutes - a pocket-sized handbook containing ideas, principles and guidelines for a number of common and sometimes unexpected situations encountered in the first year of practice. Written by experienced author who wrote The Dental Nurses' Guide to Infection Control and Decontamination.
Author: Nicola Rogers,Cinzia Pickett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
An illustrated guide to oral and maxillofacial surgery, written by dental nurses for dental nurses Basic Guide to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery will help you understand the role of the dental nurse in oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures. Written in a highly accessible style, comprehensive coverage includes anatomy of the head and neck, pain and anxiety control, assessment clinics, equipment selection, extractions, soft tissue lesions, and trauma and more complex procedures. Key features include: Learning outcomes at the start of each chapter, and full-colour photographs and line drawings throughout An overview of the maxillofacial team, the referral process and the legal aspects of maxillofacial procedures Clear explanations of the various duties performed by dental nurses during oral and maxillofacial surgery Basic Guide to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is suitable for dental nurses working in practice or specialist maxillofacial units, and is also ideal for student dental nurses working towards the NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing.
Author: Friedrich A. Pasler,Heiko Visser
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
Die moderne zahnärztliche Radiologie auf dem aktuellsten Stand präsentiert Eine Untersuchung der Zähne und der sie tragenden Kiefer ohne Einsatz bildgebender Verfahren ist heute nicht mehr vorstellbar. Das Buch informiert mit zahlreichen problemlösenden Tipps über die Grundlagen der Röntgenaufnahmetechnik, der Qualitätssicherung, der Bildverarbeitung, der Röntgenanatomie und der Röntgendiagnostik. Schneller Informations- zugriff, leichtes Erlernen und zeitsparender Wissenserwerb sind mit dem Buch ebenso möglich wie auch rasches Nachschlagen und praktische Umsetzung bei der täglichen Arbeit. Didaktisch ausgefeiltes Konzept: Alles zu einem Thema kompakt auf einer Doppelseite dargestellt: Auf der linken Seite der knapp formulierte, aber instruktive Text, auf der rechten Seite informative Bildtafeln mit Fotos und Grafiken Inhaltliche Schwerpunkte sind: Untersuchungsstrategien, Strahlenschutz, Qualitätssicherung Konventionelle und digitale bildgebende Verfahren Röntgenanatomie, Lösung von Lokalisationsproblemen Weiterführende Untersuchungen mit konventionellen Nativ- aufnahmen, CT, MRT etc. Normabweichungen und pathologische Zustände in bildgebenden Verfahren Das bewährte und beliebte Taschenatlaskonzept jetzt auch in der Zahnmedizin!
Author: Carole Hollins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Complemented by: Diploma in dental nursing, level 3 / Carole Hollins. Third edition. 2014.
A Practical Handbook
Author: Adam Fraise,Christina Bradley
Publisher: CRC Press
The fifth edition of this classic text is the definitive, clinically orientated guide to a critical area within healthcare practice, full of sound, practical advice for all those involved in the control of infection in a variety of settings. Known in previous editions as Control of Hospital Infection, the new Ayliffe's Control of Healthcare-Associated Infection has again been brought up to date and thoroughly revised to emphasise the broader range of its coverage, from the hospital setting - including the ward, operating theatres, kitchens and laundry facilities - to health care provision in the community. Returning readers will find that the content has also been restructured, improving access to related topics. Part One discusses the basic principles of infection control, including administrative issues, surveillance and reporting, sterilization, disinfection and decontamination, with an emphasis on the key area of hand hygiene. Part Two covers the specific areas of prophylaxis and treatment of infections. In Part Three prevention in different healthcare settings is presented, including issues particular to special wards and departments such as paediatric and neonatal units, intensive care, the elderly and those being treated or working within allied health areas such as x-ray, physiotherapy and the laboratory setting. Ayliffe's Control of Healthcare-Associated Infection remains essential reading for all infection control practitioners, nurses, doctors, surgeons, allied health professionals, hospital managers and administrators, and public health personnel.
An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care
Author: Betty J. Ackley,Gail B. Ladwig
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Use this convenient resource to formulate nursing diagnoses and create individualized care plans! Updated with the most recent NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, 9th Edition shows you how to build customized care plans using a three-step process: assess, diagnose, and plan care. It includes suggested nursing diagnoses for over 1,300 client symptoms, medical and psychiatric diagnoses, diagnostic procedures, surgical interventions, and clinical states. Authors Elizabeth Ackley and Gail Ladwig use Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) information to guide you in creating care plans that include desired outcomes, interventions, patient teaching, and evidence-based rationales. Promotes evidence-based interventions and rationales by including recent or classic research that supports the use of each intervention. Unique! Provides care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to use the Guide to Nursing Diagnoses and Guide to Planning Care sections to create a unique, individualized plan of care. Includes pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, and home care interventions as necessary for plans of care. Includes examples of and suggested NIC interventions and NOC outcomes in each care plan. Allows quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses with alphabetical thumb tabs. Unique! Includes a Care Plan Constructor on the companion Evolve website for hands-on practice in creating customized plans of care. Includes the new 2009-2011 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses including 21 new and 8 revised diagnoses. Illustrates the Problem-Etiology-Symptom format with an easy-to-follow, colored-coded box to help you in formulating diagnostic statements. Explains the difference between the three types of nursing diagnoses. Expands information explaining the difference between actual and potential problems in performing an assessment. Adds detailed information on the multidisciplinary and collaborative aspect of nursing and how it affects care planning. Shows how care planning is used in everyday nursing practice to provide effective nursing care.
A Guide to Principles and Applications
Author: Nancy J. Brent
Winner of two 1997 AJN Book of the Year awards in its previous edition, this comprehensive and readable text addresses questions regarding the law and legal/ethical issues affecting nurses. It explains what the law is, how the law works, and how it applies to nursing practice. It provides the knowledge needed to respond appropriately to a broad range of situations.
Author: Julia Smedley,Finlay Dick,Steven Sadhra
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Fully revised for this second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health provides a concise practice-based guide. Bringing together the latest legislation and guidance with current practice in the field, this is your authoritative guide to assessing and managing health risks in the workplace. Consisting of twelve sections covering the full breadth of practice, the Handbook includes workplace hazards and diseases, occupational health emergencies, and practical procedures. This second edition is also updated with new information on psychiatric emergencies, psychological therapies, chronic pain management, writing a policy, and obesity. Providing a thorough, easy-to-use guide to the whole of occupational health, this Handbook is the essential resource for all occupational physicians, occupational health nurses, occupational hygienists, and all those dealing with workplace health and fitness, giving you the information you need at your fingertips.
The Experts' Guide to the Guidelines
Author: Elias Abrutyn,Donald A. Goldmann,William Scheckler
Category: Health & Fitness
Collected into one source, this text represents the most up-to-date and officially endorsed guidelines of infection control, gathered together and organized for easy reference and use in any healthcare facility. The introductory chapters provide essential information on epidemiology, as well as background concerning the different types of guidelines for control and how they are used. The next section presents broad coverage of infection control and the key components in an infection control program. Following this foundation, the guidelines themselves are presented in sections that focus on the areas of: Facility Size or Location of Service; Site of Infection; Selected Clinical Problems; and Facility-Based Guidelines. Experts in infection control offer a "guide to the guidelines" with their succinct interpretations and critiques of each guideline, providing insight into what works, what doesn't, and why. Where applicable, the guidelines are reproduced at the end of the chapter either in full or in extract format.