Levison's Textbook for Dental Nurses

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 10, 2019 - Medical - 784 pages

A fully updated edition of the best-selling textbook for students studying for their dental nurse qualification

Levison’s Textbook for Dental Nurses continues to be an indispensable resource written specifically for those undertaking the NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing. This new edition provides in-depth coverage in many areas, such as the structure of the dental profession; an update of the current, available NHS dental services; information on extended duties for dental nurses; legal and ethical issues; health and safety including COSHH and waste disposal legislation updates; general anatomy and physiology; and medical emergencies.

  • New edition of a classic textbook, fully in line with the most recent developments in dental nursing practice and education
  • Caters especially for the NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Outlines the latest GDC standards for dental nurses
  • Key Learning Points in every chapter to help readers master essential information

Packed with illustrations and diagrams to assist with aiding comprehension, this student-friendly text is ideal for dental nurses studying for the NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing. It will also be of great benefit to dental nurses studying for the City & Guilds Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3.

 

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Contents

Structure of the Dental Profession
1
The Dental Nurse
12
Legal and Ethical Issues
35
Health and Safety in the Dental Workplace
118
General Anatomy and Physiology
168
vi
194
Medical Emergencies
201
Microbiology and Pathology
234
Head and Neck Anatomy and Physiology
308
Oral Anatomy and Physiology
326
Oral Disease
353
Oral Health Assessment and Diagnosis
392
Oral Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
450
Pain and Anxiety Control
493
Restorative Dentistry
527
Index
749

Infection Control and Cleanliness
261

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About the author (2019)

CAROLE HOLLINS is a General Dental Practitioner and has been working in Stoke-on-Trent for 30 years, and for the majority of that time, in her own practice. Carole ran a local dental nurse training course for the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) qualifications for 23 years. She is an Examiner for the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing, Former Presiding Examiner for several of the NEBDN qualifications, and was Chairman of the NEBDN from 2010 to 2012.

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