Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323776158

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

8th Edition

Author: Stanley Malamed
Paperback ISBN: 9780323776158
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st May 2022
Page Count: 592

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Prevention

1 Introduction

2 Prevention

3 Preparation

4 Legal Considerations

Part 2 Unconsciousness

5 Unconsciousness: General Considerations

6 Vasodepressor Syncope

7 Postural Hypotension

8 Acute Adrenal Insufficiency

9 Unconsciousness: Differential Diagnosis

Part 3 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 4 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 5 Seizures

21 Seizures

Part 6 Drug-Related Emergencies

22 Drug-Related Emergencies: General Considerations

23 Drug Overdose Reactions

24 Allergy

25 Drug-Related Emergencies: Differential Diagnosis

Part 7 Chest Pain

26 Chest Pain: General Considerations

27 Angina Pectoris

28 Acute Myocardial Infarction 

29 Chest Pain: Differential Diagnosis

Part 8 Cardiac Arrest

30 Cardiac Arrest 

31 Pediatric Considerations

Appendix: Quick-Reference Section to Life-Threatening Situations


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About the Author

Stanley Malamed

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair, Section of Anesthesia and Medicine, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA