An invaluable text and a one-of-a-kind "how-to" DVD. This unique text and DVD package brings the latest advances in the science, technology, and techniques of local anesthesia to life like nothing you've ever seen before! Handbook of Local Anesthesia, 5th Editiongives you: Comprehensive information on the pros and cons of articaine, the highly debated local anesthetic recently approved by the FDA, that has gained widespread use in the United States. Discussions on the latest armamentariathat reflect the newest drugs and devices - including safety syringes and computer-controlled local anesthetic delivery systems. Updatedstep-by-step instructionsfor the various techniques of administering intraoral anesthesia - extensively illustrated in full color. The2003 CDC Hand Hygiene Guidelines. Handy boxes and tablesthat compare new and standing techniques, drugs, and dosages. Dosage charts, injection techniques, information on duration of action, and contraindications for local anesthetics. Anew chapter onLegal Considerationsthat examines possible complications related to anesthetic administration and discusses the standard of care with regard to appropriate prevention and treatment. Malamed's Local Anesthesia Administration DVDgives you: Unique"how-to" coverage of core local anesthesia topics: local anesthetic agents, anesthetic injection techniques, potential complications, and risk management. Demonstrations of every possible kind of injection encountered in the clinical setting- a "first" in the field! High quality video clips and animationsso you can see exactly how to administer each anesthetic agent. Organization that follows the 5th edition ofHandbook of Local Anesthesia- so you can read about key concepts in the book and then watch concepts come to life on screen for a deeper understanding. Personal commentary from Dr. Stanley Malamedthroughout - with tips and secrets gained through years of clinical experience and painstaking research into the contemporary practice of dental anesthesia. The opportunity toearn 4 hours of ADA- and AGD-certified CDE. Malamed's Local Anesthesia Administration DVDlets you see how to perform all these injections! Posterior superior alveolar (PSA) nerve block Middle superior alveolar (MSA) nerve block Anterior superior alveolar (ASA) nerve block Greater palatine nerve block Nasopalatine nerve block Palatal infiltration Anterior middle superior alveolar (AMSA) nerve block Palatal approach-anterior superior alveolar (P-ASA) injection Maxillary nerve block Inferior alveolar nerve block Buccal nerve block Mandibular nerve block (Gow-Gates) Vazirani-Akinosi closed-mouth mandibular nerve block Mental nerve block Incisive nerve block Periodontal ligament injection Intraseptal injection Intraosseus injectionMalamed, Stanley F. is the author of 'Handbook Of Local Anesthesia Local Anesthesia Administration DVD Package', published 2004 under ISBN 9780323033534 and ISBN 0323033539.