Handbook of Local Anesthesia

Handbook of Local Anesthesia

7th Edition - March 28, 2019

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  • Author: Stanley Malamed
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323582070
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323676861
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323582094

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Learn to prevent, recognize, and manage complications of local anesthesia administration. Written by Dr. Stanley Malamed, the leading expert on anesthesia in dentistry, the Handbook of Local Anesthesia, 7th 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 how-to guide provides in-depth, full-color coverage of key anesthesia topics, including specific hazards and errors in technique that may result in complications. Recognized as THE local anesthesia textbook in dentistry for over 30 years, the seventh edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest in safe anesthesia practices in dentistry.

Key Features

  • Written by Dr. Stanley Malamed, one of the most in-demand and globally recognized experts on dental anesthesia and sedation.
  • Full-color photographs and line drawings enhance important points throughout book.
  • Step-by-step procedures cover the techniques for administering intraoral anesthesia. 
  • Detailed descriptions of routes of anesthesia administration included throughout text. 
  • Logical Organization of content divides book into four parts including –Drugs, The Armamentarium, Techniques of Regional Anesthesia in Dentistry, and Complications, Legal Considerations, Questions, and the Future

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Drugs
    1.  Neurophysiology
    2.  Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics
    3.  Pharmacology of Vasoconstrictors
    4.  Clinical Action of Specific Agents

    Part II: The Armamentarium
    5.  The Syringe
    6.  The Needle
    7.  The Cartridge
    8.  Additional Armamentarium
    9.  Preparation of the Armamentarium

    Part III: 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 IV: Complications, Legal Considerations, Questions, and The Future
    17.  Local Complications
    18.  Systemic Complications
    19. Problems in Achieving Pain Control
    20. Recent Advances in Local Anesthesia
    21. Future Trends in Pain Control
    22. Frequently Asked Questions
    23. Legal Considerations

Product details

  • No. of pages: 464
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2019
  • Published: March 28, 2019
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323582070
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323676861
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323582094

About the Author

Stanley Malamed

Dr. Malamed, a dentist anesthesiologist, graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry in 1969. He completed his residency at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center in the Bronx, New York before serving for 2 years in the U.S. Army Dental Corps. He is now an Emeritus Professor of Dentistry at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry U.S.C. in Los Angeles where he joined the staff in 1973 and retired from full-time teaching in 2013. Dr. Malamed has authored more than 160 scientific papers, 17 chapters in various medical and dental journals and textbooks and has authored 3 textbooks and 2 interactive DVDs in the areas of physical evaluation, emergency medicine, local and general anesthesia and sedation.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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