Medical Emergencies: Essentials for the Dental Professional discusses the essential elements of 25 different medical emergencies that may be encountered by the dental professional including their etiology, signs/symptoms and treatment. The case scenarios and resolutions presented in each chapter are the key feature of the text enhancing the critical thinking and problem solving abilities of the reader. The text also includes information on the importance of the medical history and vital signs to the prevention of emergencies, as well as the development of an appropriate medical emergency kit should an emergency occur.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: The Emergency Kit
Chapter 3: Vital Signs and Hypertensive Urgency and Emergency
Chapter 4: Oxygen Administration
Chapter 5: Syncope
Chapter 6: Shock
Chapter 7: Hyperventilation
Chapter 8: Seizures
Chapter 9: Cerebrovascular Accident
Chapter 10: Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction
Chapter 11: Heart Failure
Chapter 12: Cardiac Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Malfunction
Chapter 13: Asthma Attack
Chapter 14: Obstructed Airway and Aspirated Object
Chapter 15: Allergic Reactions
Chapter 16: Hypoglycemia & Hyperglycemia
Chapter 17: Adrenal Insufficiency
Chapter 18: Thyroid Disorders
Chapter 19: Epistaxis
Chapter 20: Excessive Bleeding Following an Extraction
Chapter 21: Intraocular Foreign Object
Chapter 22: Broken Instrument Tip
Chapter 23: Avulsed Tooth
Chapter 24: Drug Toxicity
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$24.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501597-1