By Carole Hollins
The Basic advisor to Anatomy and body structure for Dental Care Professionals introduces the basics of human anatomy and body structure to the coed Dental Care Professional.
Written in a transparent, available variety, it offers dental nurses, hygienists, therapists and medical dental technicians with crucial grounding within the head and neck sector, in addition to all of the physique structures that experience implications for the DCP while issues pass wrong.
Beginning with a definition of anatomy and body structure, and with the entire fundamentals of phone, tissue and organ biology, this uncomplicated consultant covers:
- the cardiovascular, respiration and digestive platforms, all of that are relevant to the DCP curriculum
- core parts resembling cranium and oral anatomy, periodontal tissues, blood and nerve offer to the oral hollow space, muscle mass of mastication, and significant salivary glands
- areas equivalent to jaw and teeth improvement, and the histology or oral and dental tissue
Each sector is roofed individually and intensive, giving the reader an realizing in their constitution and serve as in wellbeing and fitness in addition to health problems suitable to scientific emergencies and dental-related problems (such as acid reflux disease which explanations enamel erosion).
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This reduces or even stops the blood flow to the affected lung, and can be fatal if not treated immediately. CVS MEDICATIONS Acute heart failure The aims of drug therapy at the time of the ‘heart attack’ episode are to limit the size of damaged heart tissue that results, to prevent further clot formation and to limit the effects of the reduced oxygen supply: • Aspirin – to prevent further clot formation by preventing platelet aggregation • Oxygen – to increase oxygenation of the tissues CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM • Thrombocytes • Thrombocytopenia – caused by an overall reduction in the number of circulating platelets, eventually resulting in large blood loss after an injury, or even spontaneous blood loss BLBK425-c02 June 7, 2012 38 15:34 Trim: 234mm×153mm Char Count= Basic Guide to Anatomy and Physiology for Dental Care Professionals CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM • Clot busters – various drugs to break down other circulating clots before they do further damage • Anticoagulants – to prevent further thrombus formation, especially a deep vein thrombosis C h ro n i c h e a r t f a i l u r e The aim of drug therapy is to reduce the workload of the heart: • Diuretics – such as ‘bendroflumethiazide’, which reduce the volume of fluid that the heart is having to pump around the body by enabling the kidneys to function more efficiently and excrete it • Digoxin – which improves the pumping efficiency of the heart Angina The aim of drug therapy to avoid an ‘angina attack’ is to reduce the work of the heart so that the reduced blood supply is able to meet the oxygen demands at the time: • Glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) – opens the peripheral veins so that blood can pool here rather than all being pumped around the circulation, this then reduces the volume of blood returning to the heart and reduces its work load • Calcium antagonists – act to relax the muscle layer of arteries so that they can dilate and allow more blood flow (include ‘amilodipine’, ‘nifedipine’ and ‘verapamil’) • Aspirin – to reduce platelet aggregation in areas of atherosclerosis within the blood vessels, and so prevent thrombus formation Sufferers on long-term aspirin therapy will have ‘thin blood’ and may bleed profusely after dental extractions.
This is called vasoconstriction, and it can also be deliberately brought about by various chemicals, such as adrenaline and oxytocin. These agents are added to some local anaesthetic solutions used in dentistry, and the localised vasoconstriction they produce allows for a longer period of anaesthesia and reduced bleeding. In addition to vasoconstriction, the damaged blood vessel also releases potent chemicals that become ‘activated’ (switched on) to begin the process of blood coagulation. Meantime, the exposed connective tissue of the blood vessel, lying beneath the endothelium, becomes sticky and allows platelets to adhere to it to form a platelet plug.
At the point between the end of ventricular systole and the beginning of the next atrial systole, the blood surge is continued along the length of the arteries to the body tissues by the sequential tightening action of the elastic layer. The point between the two systoles, when the ventricles are relaxed, is called diastole. So, the maximum pressure of the blood in the arteries occurs during the peak of ventricular contraction, or systole, while the minimum pressure occurs at the end of ventricular contraction, or diastole.