Handbook of Local Anesthesia


  • Stanley Malamed, DDS, Professor and Chair, Section of Anesthesia and Medicine, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA

A practical, "how-to" guide to safe anesthesia practices in dentistry, Handbook of Local Anesthesia, 6th Edition covers all the latest advances in science, instrumentation, and pain control techniques. From basic concepts to specific injection techniques, from dosage charts to the proper care and handling of equipment, this book provides in-depth, full-color coverage of key anesthesia topics, including specific hazards and errors in technique that may result in complications. Written by Dr. Stanley Malamed, dentistry's leading expert on this subject, Handbook of Local Anesthesia is a valuable reference that will help you prevent, recognize, and manage complications of local anesthesia administration.

Paperback, 432 Pages

Published: March 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-07413-1

  • Part I: Drugs

    1. Neurophysiology

    2. Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics

    3. Pharmacology of Vasoconstrictors

    4. Clinical Action of Specific Agents

    Part 2: The Armamentarium

    5. The Syringe

    6. The Needle

    7. The Cartridge

    8. Additional Armamentarium

    9. Preparation of the Armamentarium

    Part 3: Techniques of Regional Anesthesia in Dentistry

    10. Physical and Psychological Evaluation

    11. Basic Injection Technique

    12. Anatomical Considerations

    13. Techniques of Maxillary Anesthesia

    14. Techniques of Mandibular Anesthesia

    15. Supplemental Injection Techniques

    16. Local Anesthetic Considerations in Dental Specialties

    Part 4: Complications, Legal Considerations, Questions, and Future Trends

    17. Local Complications

    18. Systemic Complications

    19. Legal Considerations

    20. Future Trends in Pain Control

    21. Questions


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