This multimedia CD-ROM with accompanying technical manual is the only instructional resource designed to teach dental hygiene students and practitioners the basic theory and skills for administering local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. The CD-ROM delivers up-to-date, easy-to-understand information on local anesthetic agents, injections, health history evaluation, potential complications, risk management, and nitrous oxide sedation, with video clips that show how to properly administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. The manual summarizes pertinent information from the CD-ROM in charts and tables for quick clinical reference. Questions, quizzes, and learning activities help students review essential facts and apply their knowledge.
Table of Contents
CD-ROM I. Local Anesthetic Agents Pain; Nerve Conduction Types and Action of Local Anesthetic Agents Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics Pharmacology of Vasoconstrictors Selection of Local Anesthetic Agents II. Injections Trigeminal Nerve/Anatomy of Significance Armentarium Technique Selection of Injections Alternative Materials, Devices, and Techniques III. Potential Complications Physical Evaluation (Health History Evaluation) Potential Complications IV. Risk Management Communication Informed Consent Record Keeping/Documentation OSHA Compliance; Post-Exposure Protocol V. Nitrous Oxide Sedation Equipment and Safety Physiology of Respiration Indications and Contraindications Sedation Administration Technique WORKBOOK Preface Acknowledgements Local Anesthetic Agents Injections Health HistoryEvaluation and Potential Complications Risk Management Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Analgesic Key to Quizzes/Self test ReferencesIndex