Key Features

  • Videos on an available companion DVD (sold separately) are narrated by Dr. Stanley Malamed, covering topics such as local anesthetic agents, anesthetic injection techniques, potential complications, and risk management.
  • Full-color photographs and line drawings are included throughout the book.
  • In-depth discussions cover the anesthetic agents used in dentistry, along with their clinical actions.
  • Routes of administration are described for all anesthetics.
  • The proper care and handling of equipment is addressed, along with the problems that may be encountered.
  • Requirements for pain control and local anesthesia within various dental specialties are included.
  • Comprehensive information on Articaine is included, a local anesthetic that is gaining widespread use in the United States.
  • Numerous boxes and tables provide a quick reference and comparison of techniques, drugs, and dosages.
  • Dosage charts, injection techniques, information on duration of action, and contraindications for local anesthetics are included at the end of the book for quick reference.
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Table of 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

Details

No. of pages:
432
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323074131
Electronic ISBN:
9780323242028

About the editor

Stanley Malamed

Affiliations and Expertise

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