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Case Studies in Dental Hygiene (2nd Edition)

New to this Edition

  • Addition of 5 new cases representing important health issues the dental hygienist will encounter in today’s population.
  • Continuing the theme of the first edition, the new cases represent a cross section of today’s population.
  • Reorganized pages that place the patient situation and questions with the charting data, photographs and radiographs for ease of reference.
  • Facial profiles have been added to each case to provide a “snapshot” of patient characteristics.
  • Completely updated questions based on new research since the publication of the first edition.
  • Addition of questions pertaining to ethical decision making and professional responsibility reflecting the addition of this category to the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination since publication of the first edition.
  • Addition of 5 more questions for each case to total 25.
  • Enhance answer section that provides comprehensive rationales for correct answers and detailed explanation of why an answer is incorrect.
  • Updated reference section at the end of each case with publication page numbers provides students and instructors easy access to more information about a subject.
  • Enhanced care planning exercises that prompt the student to identify patient needs and to develop comprehensive dental hygiene care plans.
  • A cross-referenced index to all questions by topic areas guides instructors looking to use questions that pertain to their course subjects.

    Table of Contents
    Preface v
    Acknowledgments ix
    Pediatric Patient
    CASE A Maya Patel
    CASE B Zack Ware
    CASE C Andrew Christianson
    Adult-periodontal patient
    CASE D Katherine Flynn
    CASE E Louis Riddick
    CASE F Banu Radpur-Ansari
    Geriatric patient
    CASE G Juan Hernandez
    CASE H Virginia Carson
    CASE I Eleanor Gray
    Special needs patient
    CASE J Thoroughgood Epps
    CASE K Johnnie Johnson
    CASE L Thomas Small
    Medically Compromised patient
    CASE M Nancy Foster
    CASE N Brian Bartlett
    CASE O Eileen Olds
    Human Needs Conceptual Model to Dental Hygiene Practice
    Answers and Rationales
    Topic Index