For courses covering medical emergencies in dental hygiene and dental assisting programs.
Updated for the latest knowledge and practice standards, MEDICAL EMERGENCIES: ESSENTIALS FOR THE DENTAL PROFESSIONAL, 2/e thoroughly discusses the essential elements of 23 different medical emergencies dental professionals may encounter, including etiology, signs, symptoms and treatment. It presents case scenarios and resolutions designed to promote critical thinking and problem solving; demonstrates the importance medical histories and vital signs in preventing emergencies; and guides students in developing appropriate medical emergency kits. Case Scenarios and Case Resolutions promote critical thinking skills, and easy-to-follow Treatment Flow Charts walk students visually through emergency procedures. Easy-to-use tables present the Signs & Symptoms of each emergency, and an At-A-Glance table summarizes the essentials of all emergencies. Student practice tests are now offered online, and extensive instructor support materials are available, including PowerPoint® presentations for each chapter.
Table of Contents
PART 1. EMERGENCY PREPARATION
2. The Emergency Kit
3. Vital Signs and Hypertensive Urgency and Emergency
4. Oxygen Administration
PART 2. NEUROLOGICAL EMERGENCIES
8. Seizure Disorders
9. Cerebrovascular Accident
PART 3. CARDIAC EMERGENCIES
10. Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction
11. Heart Failure and Acute Pulmonary Edema
12. Cardiac Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Malfunction
PART 4. RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIES
14. Obstructed Airway, Aspiration or Ingestion of a Foreign Object
15. Allergic Reactions
PART 5. ENDOCRINE EMERGENCIES
16. Diabetes-Related Emergencies
17. Adrenal Insufficiency and Crisis
18. Thyroid Emergencies
PART 6. BLEEDING EMERGENCIES
20. Excessive Bleeding Following an Extraction
PART 7. OTHER EMERGENCIES
21. Intraocular Foreign Body
22. Broken Instrument Tip
23. Drug Overdose and Toxicity
Appendix. Medical Emergencies at a Glance
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$24.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-306576-3