Medical Emergencies Essentials for the Dental Professional

ISBN-10: 0131718770

ISBN-13: 9780131718777

Edition: 2009

Authors: Ellen B. Grimes

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Practical, understandable, and evidence-based, this book introduces the most common medical emergencies that dental professionals may encounter in clinical practice.nbsp; Etiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment for each emergency are presented in a clear and logical format that promotes learning and allows for quick reference.nbsp; Additionally, the book stresses emergency prevention and preparedness by highlighting the importance of the medical history, vital signs, and the development of a medical emergency kit. Special features that make this book an excellent tool for clinicians include: case scenarios, signs and symptoms tables, and treatment flow charts,
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Book details

List price: $63.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Reviewers
Contributing Authors
Emergency Preparation
Introduction
Medical History
Vital Signs
ASA Classification
Preparation for Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
Medical Emergency Simulations
Management of Medical Emergencies
Continuing Education Courses
The Emergency Kit
Introduction
Essential Drugs
Supplemental Drugs
Additional Items for the Emergency Kit
Vital Signs and Hypertensive Urgency and Emergency
Introduction
Pulse
Respiration
Temperature
Blood Pressure
Hypertension
Hypertensive Urgencies and Emergencies
Signs and Symptoms of Hypertensive Urgency and Emergency
Treatment of Hypertensive Urgency and Emergency
Hypotension
Other Patient Signs
Oxygen Administration
Oxygen Administration
Oxygen Tank Operation
Oxygen Delivery Devices
Neurological Emergencies
Syncope
Introduction
Types and Etiologies of Syncope
Signs and Symptoms of Syncope
Treatment of Syncope
Shock
Introduction
Stages and Etiologies of Shock
Types of Shock, Signs/Symptoms, and Treatment
Hyperventilation
Introduction
Signs and Symptoms of Hyperventilation
Treatment of Hyperventilation
Seizure Disorders
Introduction
Etiology of Seizures
Types of Seizures
Diagnosis and Prognosis
Oral Findings in Patients with Seizure Disorders
Drug Therapy for Seizure Disorders
Preventive Strategies for Known Seizure Patients
Treatment of Seizures
Cerebrovascular Accident
Introduction
Types of CVA
Signs and Symptoms of Ischemic CVA
Signs and Symptoms of Hemorrhagic CVA
Stroke Scales
Treatment of CVA
Cardiac Emergencies
Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction
Introduction
Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease
Angina Pectoris
Prevention of the Anginal Episode
Signs and Symptoms of an Anginal Attack
Treatment of an Anginal Episode
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Treatment of an Acute Myocardial Infarction
Heart Failure and Acute Pulmonary Edema
Introduction
Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure
Later Stages of Heart Failure
Classification of Heart Failure
Treatment of Heart Failure
Management of the Patient with Heart Failure in the Dental Setting
Acute Pulmonary Edema
Treatment of Patients with Heart Failure and Acute Pulmonary Edema in the Dental Setting
Cardiac Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Malfunction
Introduction
Pacemaker or ICD Malfunction
Signs and Symptoms of Pacemaker or ICD Malfunction
Treatment of Pacemaker or ICD Malfunction
Respiratory Emergencies
Asthma
Introduction
Signs and Symptoms of Asthma Attacks
Treatment of an Asthma Attack
Obstructed Airway or Aspiration of a Foreign Object
Introduction
Obstructed Airway
Signs and Symptoms of an Obstructed Airway
Treatment of Partially and Completely Obstructed Airway
Treatment of an Aspirated Object
Prevention of Aspiration of Dental Objects
Allergic Reactions
Introduction
Signs and Symptoms of Allergic Reactions
Treatment of Allergic Reactions
Prevention of Allergic Reactions
Endocrine Emergencies
Diabetes-Related Emergencies
Introduction
Diabetic Testing
Systemic Complications
Medications/Treatments for Diabetics
Role of the Dental Professional
Medical Emergencies
Treatment of Hypoglycemia
Adrenal Insufficiency and Crisis
Introduction
Adrenal Crisis
Signs and Symptoms of Adrenal Crisis
Treatment of Adrenal Crisis
Prevention of Adrenal Crisis
Thyroid Emergencies
Introduction
Thyroid Emergencies
Bleeding Emergencies
Epistaxis
Introduction
Signs and Symptoms of Epistaxis
Treatment of Epistaxis
Prevention of Epistaxis
Excessive Bleeding Following an Extraction
Introduction
Signs and Symptoms of Excessive Bleeding
Treatment and Prevention of Excessive Bleeding
Other Emergencies
Intraocular Foreign Body
Introduction
Signs and Symptoms of Intraocular Foreign Body
Treatment of Intraocular Foreign Body
Prevention of Intraocular Foreign Body
Broken Instrument Tip
Introduction
Signs and Symptoms of a Broken Instrument Tip
Treatment of a Broken Instrument Tip
Prevention of a Broken Instrument Tip
Avulsion of Teeth
Introduction
Treatment of an Avulsed Tooth
Outcomes of Tooth Reimplantation
Drug Overdose and Toxicity
Amphetamines
Cocaine
Opiates and Opioids
Barbiturates
Benzodiazepines
Medical Emergencies at a Glance
Index
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