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Darby and Walsh Dental Hygiene -Theory and Practice, 5th Edition - ResearchAndMarkets.com

November 29, 2019 GMT

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 29, 2019--

The “Darby and Walsh Dental Hygiene. Theory and Practice. Edition No. 5” book has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Back and better than ever, Darby and Walsh’s Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, 5th Edition offers everything you need to succeed in your coursework, at certification, and in clinical practice. No other dental hygiene text incorporates the clinical skills, theory, and evidence-based practice in such an approachable way. All discussions - from foundational concepts to diagnosis to pain management - are presented within the context of a unique patient-centered model that takes the entire person into consideration. New to this fifth edition is a much more streamlined approach - one that stays focused on need-to-know information, yet also houses expanded content on things like alternative practice settings, pediatric care, risk assessment, and dental hygiene diagnosis to give you added context when needed. This edition is also filled with new modern illustrations and new clinical photos to augment your learning. If you want a better grasp of all the dental hygienist’s roles and responsibilities in today’s practice, they Darby and Walsh’s renowned text is a must-have.

Key Topics Covered:

Part 1: Conceptual Foundations

1. The Dental Hygiene Profession

2. Dental Hygiene Metaparadigm Concepts and Conceptual Models

3. Evidenced-Based Decision Making

4. Community Health

5. Sustainable Health Behavior Change

6. Cultural Competency in Healthcare

7. Legal and Ethical Decision Making

8. The Professional E-Portfolio

Part 2: Preparation for the Appointment

9. Dental Hygiene Patient Care Setting

10. Infection Prevention and Control

11. Preventing and Managing Medical Emergencies

12. Ergonomics and Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

Part 3: Assessments

13. Personal, Dental, and Medical Histories

14. Vital Signs

15. Pharmacologic History

16. Extraoral and Intraoral Clinical Assessment

17. Hard Tissue Assessment and Dental Charting

18. Assessment of Dental Deposits and Stain

19. Dental Caries Management by Risk Assessment

20. Periodontal Assessment and Charting

21. Oral-Systemic Health Connection

Part 4: Critical Thinking in Dental Hygiene Practice

22. Dental Hygiene Diagnosis

23. Dental Hygiene Care Plan, Evaluation, and Documentation

Part 5: Implementation, Evaluation, and Documentation

24. Toothbrushing

25. Mechanical Oral Biofilm Control: Interdental and Supplemental Self-Care Devices Competencies

26. Dentifrices

27. Antimicrobials for Control of Periodontal Disease

28. Hand-Activated Instrumentation

29. Ultrasonic Instrumentation

30. Root Morphology and Instrumentation Implications

31. Dental Implants and Peri-Implant Care

32. Tooth Polishing and Whitening

33. Decision Making Related to Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy

34. Acute Gingival and Periodontal Condition

35. Pit and Fissure Sealants

36. Nutritional Counseling

37. Tobacco Cessation

38. Impressions for Study Casts and Mouth Guards

39. Restorative Therapy

40. Orthodontic Care

41. Fixed and Removable Dental Prostheses

Part 6: Pain and Anxiety Control

42. Dental Hypersensitivity

43. Local Anesthesia

44. Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Analgesia

Part 7: Life Stages and Populations

45. Children and Adolescents

46. Pregnancy and Oral Health

47. The Older Adult

Part 8: Dental Hygiene Care for the Medically Compromised

48. Cardiovascular Disease

49. Diabetes

50. Cancer

51. HIV and Oral Health

52. Palliative Care

53. Autoimmune Diseases

54. Organ Transplantation and Renal Disease

55. Respiratory Diseases

56. Alcohol and Substance Misuse

57. Eating Disorders

58. Child Neglect and Abuse and Family Violence

Part 9: Dental Hygiene Care for Disabilities and Special Needs

59. Disability and Healthcare

60. Intellectually and Developmentally Challenged

61. Orofacial Clefts

62. Neurological Disabilities

Part 10: Professional Development and Practice Management

63. Professional Development and Job Searching

64. Practice Management

Glossary Index


  • Bowen, Denise M. Professor Emeritus, Department of Dental Hygiene, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho.
  • Pieren, Jennifer A Faculty, Department of Health Professions, Bitonte College of Health and Human Services, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH.

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