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Caring for Your Pediatric Patients

Established as the foremost available comprehensive handbook on pediatric dentistry!

Prepared in an 'easy-to-digest' fashion - which allows for quick reference and easy reading
Contains over 550 full color line artworks, photographs and tables together with 'Clinical Hints' boxes to act as useful aides
Sets out the essentials for managing conditions such as clefting disorders, haematological and endocrine disorders, congenital cardiac disease, disorders of metabolism, organ transplantation and cancer in children as well as more familiar presentations such as dental trauma, oral infections and caries
Detailed appendices provide the reader with information that is often difficult to find and which may be overlooked
Designed specifically to give all practitioners confidence when managing children
Convenient handbook size ensures that the book can be easily referred to in the clinical setting

Caring for Your Pediatric Patients

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Caring for Your Pediatric Patients

Caring for Your Pediatric Patients
(book and both test) Traditional Hardcopy

10 Hours     $137.95

Caring for Your Pediatric Patients
(ebook and both test (Email) Online Only

10 Hours     $137.95

Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry
(book only)

Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry
(ebook only)

Caring for Your Pediatric Patients
(both tests without the book)

10 Hours     $50.00

Caring for Your Pediatric Patients
(test only - Course 1)

5 Hours     $25.00

Caring for Your Pediatric Patients
(test only - Course 2)

5 Hours     $25.00

Last reviewed: April 1, 2017
Expires: April 1, 2020

Caring for Your Pediatric Patients

About the Authors

Angus Cameron completed dentistry at the University of Sydney in 1984 and began work as a junior dental officer at Westmead. He joined the Department of Pediatric Dentistry as a registrar in 1987 and was the first to complete the Master of Dental Science degree in Pediatric Dentistry in NSW in 1991. Angus was appointed a specialist in 1992 and became Head of Department in 1997. He is currently Clinical Associate Professor and Head of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Sydney and Visiting Senior Specialist at the Children's Hospital at Westmead. Angus was also appointed Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide and is currently the Registrar (Special Field Streams) of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. In 2007, he was elected a Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Angus is co-editor of the Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry, now in its 3rd edition and translated into six languages. His major clinical interests are in the areas of Pediatric oral medicine and pathology, dental anomalies and craniofacial biology.

Dr Widmer received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Melbourne and his Masters Degree in Pediatric Dentistry also from the University of Melbourne. The majority of his Pediatric clinical practice over the last 25 years has been at the Westmead Centre for Oral Health and The Children's Hospital at Westmead. He is a very active clinician and lecturer, presenting to students and graduates in all branches of the health sciences, as well as being invited to present at conferences, both locally and internationally. Dr Widmer is currently the Associate Clinical Professor in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Sydney and Director of the Dental Department at The Children's Hospital at Westmead. He is a past President of the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry, the Australasian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Pediatric Dentistry.

Caring for Your Pediatric Patients

Course Objectives

When you complete this course, you will take a written or online test that measures your ability to identify:

  1. Pediatric pharmacological issues.
  2. Procedures for restorative dentistry for children.
  3. Traumatized treatment for pediatric dentistry.
  4. Treating patients that are medically compromised.
  5. Pulp therapy for immature teeth.

Caring for Your Pediatric Patients

Table of Contents

When you complete this course, you will take a written or online test that measures your ability to identify:

1. The philosophy of pediatric dentistry
2. Child development and behaviour management
3. Pharmacological behaviour management
4. Dental caries
5. Fluoride and dental health
6. Restorative pediatric dentistry
7. Pulp therapy for primary and immature permanent teeth
8. Clinical and surgical techniques
9. Trauma management
10. Pediatric oral medicine, oral pathology and radiology
11. Dental anomalities
12. Medically compromised children
13. Children with special needs
14. Orthodontic diagnosis and treatment in the mixed dentition
15. Management of cleft lip and palate
16. Speech, language and swallowing
Appendix A Blood and serum testing and investigations
Appendix B Fluid and electrolyte balance
Appendix C Management of anaphylaxis
Appendix D Management of acute asthma
Appendix E Antibiotic prophylaxis protocols for the prevention of infective endocarditis
Appendix F Somatic growth and maturity
Appendix G Growth charts
Appendix H Glasgow coma scale
Appendix I Common drugs usage in pediatric dentistry
Appendix J Eruption dates of teeth
Appendix K Construction of family pedigree
Appendix L Calculating fluoride values for dental products

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