Handbook of Local Anesthesia

By

  • 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.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2012
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-07413-1
  • 5-Year Impact Factor:


Contents

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