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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Be prepared to handle life-threatening dental emergencies! Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, 7th Edition helps you learn the skills needed to manage medical emergencies in the dental office or clinic. It describes how to recognize and manage medical emergencies promptly and proactively, and details the resources that must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. This edition includes new guidelines for drug-related emergencies, cardiac arrest, and more. Written by respected educator Dr. Stanley Malamed, this expert resource provides dental professionals with the tools for implementing a basic action plan for managing medical emergencies.

Paperback, 576 Pages

Published: November 2014

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-17122-9

Contents

  • PART ONE: PREVENTION
    1. Introduction
    2.  Prevention
    3.  Preparation
    4.  Legal Considerations
    PART TWO: UNCONSCIOUSNESS
    5. Unconsciousness: General Considerations
    6. Vasodepressor Syncope
    7. Postural Hypotension
    8.  Acute Adrenal Insufficiency
    9. Unconsciousness: Differential Diagnosis
    PART THREE: RESPIRATORY DISTRESS
    10.  Respiratory Distress: General Considerations
    11.  Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
    12.  Hyperventilation
    13.  Asthma
    14.  Heart Failure and Acute Pulmonary Edema
    15.  Respiratory Distress: Differential Diagnosis
    PART FOUR: ALTERED CONSCIOUSNESS
    16.  Altered Consciousness: General Considerations
    17.  Diabetes Mellitus: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia
    18.  Thyroid Gland Dysfunction
    19.  Cerebrovascular Accident
    20.  Altered Consciousness: Differential Diagnosis
    PART FIVE: SEIZURES
    21. Seizures
    PART SIX: DRUG-RELATED EMERGENCIES
    22. Drug-Related Emergencies: General Considerations
    23. Drug Overdose Reactions
    24. Allergy
    25. Drug-Related Emergencies: Differential Diagnosis
    PART SEVEN: CHEST PAIN
    26. Chest Pain: General Considerations
    27. Angina Pectoris
    28. Acute Myocardial Infarction 
    29. Chest Pain: Differential Diagnosis
    PART EIGHT: CARDIAC ARREST
    30. Cardiac Arrest
    31.  Pediatric Considerations
    Appendix: Quick-Reference Section to Life-Threatening Situations

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