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Case Studies in Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition

By Evelyn Thomson

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jun 14, 2012

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Case Studies in Dental Hygiene, Third Edition, is designed to guide the development of criti-cal-thinking skills and the application of theory to care at all levels of dental hygiene education–from beginning to advanced students. This textbook is designed to be used throughout the dental hygiene curriculum. Because the questions and decisions regarding treatment of each case span the dental hygiene sciences and clinical practice protocols, this book will find a place in enhanc-ing every course required of dental hygiene students. Introducing this text at the beginning of the educational experience may help the student realize early on the link between theory and patient care. Students then progress through the program with a heightened awareness of evidence-based practice.

 

Students also perceive an increase in confidence regarding preparation for board examina-tions when they have been given the opportunity to practice case-based decision making. Case Studies in Dental Hygiene, Third Edition, is a viable study guide to help students prepare for suc-cess on national, regional, and state examinations with a patient care focus. This revised edition also is an excellent review text for the graduating dental hygiene student who is preparing to take the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination.

Table of Contents

PART I  INTRODUCTION AND TUTORIAL
Chapter 1 Introduction  How to Use this Book
Chapter 2 Getting Started  Sample Case Tutorial Margaret Snowden 

PART II  PEDIATRIC PATIENTS
Chapter 3   Case A Maya Patel 
Chapter 4  Case B Zack Ware 
Chapter 5 Case C Andrew Christianson 


PART III  ADULT-PERIODONTAL PATIENTS
Chapter 6 Case D Katherine Flynn 
Chapter 7 Case E Louis Riddick 
Chapter 8 Case F Banu Radpur-Ansari 


PART IV  GERIATRIC PATIENTS
Chapter 9  Case G Juan Hernandez 
Chapter 10 Case H Virginia Carson
Chapter 11 Case I Eleanor Gray 


PART V  SPECIAL NEEDS PATIENTS
Chapter 12 Case J Thoroughgood Epps 
Chapter 13 Case K Johnnie Johnson 
Chapter 14 Case L Thomas Small 


PART VI  MEDICALLY COMPROMISED PATIENTS
Chapter 15  Case M Nancy Foster 
Chapter 16 Case N Brian Bartlett 
Chapter 17 Case O Eileen Olds 


PART VII 

Chapter 18 Case Answer Discussion and Rationales 


APPENDIX 
Topic Index

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ISBN-10: 0-13-291308-9

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-291308-9

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