Table of contents for Patient assessment tutorials : a step-by-step guide for the dental hygienist / Jill S. Nield-Gehrig.

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PART 1	COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES FOR ASSESSMENT
Module 1	Communication Skills for Assessment	
The Communication Process 3
Communicating with Patients 10
Ready References 17
The Human Element 18
Quick Questions 19
Skill Check 22	
		
Module 2	Making Our Words Understandable	
Roadblocks to Effective Communication 
Making Health Care Words Understandable 
Information Gathering on the Internet 
Ready References 
The Human Element 
Quick Questions 
Skill Check 
PART 2	ASSESSMENT SKILLS
Module 3	Medical History	
The Medical History Assessment 
Peak Procedure 
Ready References 
The Human Element 
Quick Questions 
Skill Check 
Module 4	Ready References: Medical History	
Ready Reference 5-1: Common Conditions of Concern in Dentistry 
Reference 5-2: Commonly Prescribed Drugs 
Ready Reference 5-3: Generic¿Brand Name Cross Reference 
Module 5	Vital Signs: Temperature	
Introduction to Vital Signs Assessment 
Peak Procedure 
Ready References 
The Human Element 
Quick Questions 
Skill Check 
Module 6	Vital Signs: Pulse and Respiration	
Peak Procedure for Pulse Assessment 
Peak Procedure for Assessing Respiration 
Ready References 
The Human Element 
Quick Questions 
Skill Check 
 
Module 7	Vital Signs: Blood Pressure	
Introduction to Blood Pressure 
Critical Technique Elements 
Peak Procedure 
Ready References 
The Human Element 
Practical Focus¿Fictitious Patient Cases 
Quick Questions 
Skill Check 
 
Module 8	Soft Tissue Lesions	
Learning to Look at Lesions 
Peak Procedure: Describing Lesions 
Detection and Prevention 
Peak Procedure: Smoking Cessation
Ready References 
The Human Element 
Practical Focus¿Lesions Descriptions 
Quick Questions 
Skill Check 
 
Module 9	Head & Neck Examination	
Examination Overview 
Methods for Examination 
Peak Procedure 
Ready References 
The Human Element 
Practical Focus¿Fictitious Patient Cases 
Quick Questions 
Skill Check 
Module 10	Oral Examination	
Examination Overview 
Peak Procedure 
Ready References 
The Human Element 
Practical Focus¿Fictitious Patient Cases 
Quick Questions 
Skill Check 
Module 11	Gingival Description	
Learning to Look at the Gingiva 
Peak Procedure 
Ready References 
The Human Element 
Practical Focus¿Fictitious Patient Cases 
Quick Questions 
Skill Check 
Module 12	Mixed Dentition and Occlusion	
Sorting Out a Mixed Dentition 
Learning to Look at Occlusion 
Peak Procedures 
Ready References: Mixed Dentition 
Ready References: Occlusion
The Human Element 
Practical Focus¿Mixed Dentition 
Practical Focus¿Occlusion 
Quick Questions 
Skill Check 
Module 13	Dental Radiographs	
Interpreting Radiographs 
Peak Procedure 
Ready References 
The Human Element 
Practical Focus¿Fictitious Patient Cases 
Quick Questions 
Skill Check 
PART 3	COMPREHENSIVE PATIENT CASES
Module 14	Comprehensive Patient Case F - K	
Assessment Findings 
Assessment Forms 
Summary of Impact of Findings 
GLOSSARY
INDEX

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Dental hygiene.
Dental hygienists.
Physical diagnosis.
Medical personnel and patient.
Diagnosis, Oral -- methods -- Programmed Instruction.
Dental Hygienists -- Programmed Instruction.
Dental Records -- Programmed Instruction.