Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office - E-Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171257

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 5714

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. "It successfully fulfils its aim of stimulating all members of the dental team to improve and maintain their skills in the effective prevention, recognition and management of medical emergencies." Reviewed by European Journal of Orthodontics, March 2015 "...very easy to read and provides a very comprehensive reference for a variety of medical emergencies." Reviewed by S.McKernon on behalf of British Dental Journal, July 2015 A logical format reflects the way emergencies are encountered in a dental practice, with chapters organized by commonly seen clinical signs and symptoms, such as unconsciousness or altered consciousness, respiratory distress, seizures, drug-related emergencies, chest pain, and cardiac arrest. Step-by-step procedures include detailed, numbered instructions for stabilizing and treating victims (PCABD) in common medical emergencies. Full-color illustrations demonstrate emergency techniques in realistic clarity. Summary tables and boxes make it easy to find essential concepts and information. Quick-reference algorithms in the appendix include step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in common emergency situations. A differential diagnosis chapter ends each of the book’s parts on common emergencies. UPDATED content includes the most current guidelines for drug-related emergencies, unconsciousness, altered consciousness, and cardiac arrest as well as protocols for obstructed airway management. UPDATED PCABD boxes reflect the American Heart Association’s new sequence of steps for stabilizing and treating victims with an easy-to-remember acronym: Positioning, Circulation, Airway, Breathing, and Definitive Management. UPDATED! Emergency drug and equipment kit instructions help you assemble emergency kits and ensure that your dental office has safe, current materials on hand.
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Basic Guide to Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice

Author: Philip Jevon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118688813

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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The Basic Guide to Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice is a must-have book for all dental care professionals and general dentists. Written in a clear and accessible style, this second edition has been fully revised and updated in line with the latest guidelines. Chapters cover such key topics as the ABCDE approach to patient assessment, resuscitation equipment, respiratory and cardiac disorders, paediatric emergencies, and legal and ethical issues. Readers will also find two brand new chapters on the principles of first aid, and drugs for medical emergencies. Follows Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines Companion website with self-assessment exercises, serving as revision as well as non-verifiable CPD credit Over 50% new images Student friendly colourful layout with learning outcomes
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Preventing Medical Emergencies

Use of the Medical History in Dental Practice

Author: Frieda Atherton Pickett,JoAnn R. Gurenlian

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781451194180

Category: Medical

Page: 241

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Preventing Medical Emergencies, 3e, is the only book on the market to provide dental professionals, hygienists, and assistants with step-by-step procedures for identifying risk factors and potential emergencies "before "they occur. Organized to follow the most recent American Dental Association Health History form, the book includes easy-to-find follow-up questions for all conditions, along with clinically relevant treatment plan modifications and strategies for preventing and managing specific emergencies. The authors cover general pathophysiology, medical management of patients with compromised health, screening techniques for identifying patients at risk for complications, as well as ways to manage in-office emergencies, such as adverse drug interactions. Case studies throughout the book explore a wide range of medical conditions and bring concepts to life, while a wide range of self-test, review, and case study questions help readers master key concepts and procedures. The Third Edition features the latest professional guidelines, new information on clinical management of patients with special needs, enhanced teaching resources, and much more.
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Medical Emergencies in Dentistry

Author: Nigel D. Robb,Jason Leitch

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198529316

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 158

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Although rare, when medical emergencies occur in the dental setting they require a sound understanding of what action to take, to ensure that the emergency is dealt with quickly. Dental students and dental practitioners must be able to carry out first aid, including the principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and its practice. They should also be able to recognise and take appropriate action in situations such as anaphylactic reaction, hypoglycaemia, upper respiratory obstruction, cardiac arrest, fits, and haemorrhage. This essential, practical guide on how to diagnose and manage medical emergencies in dentistry covers the theory behind emergency management, in conjunction with practical tips and training so that all members of the dental team are able to deal with uncommon but potentially tragic events.
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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office - E-Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323075940

Category: Medical

Page: 568

View: 6004

This full-color text prepares dental professionals to promptly and proactively recognize and manage medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. It details how to anticipate potential emergencies and what resources must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. The book is arranged in eight sections concentrating on topics such as prevention of emergencies through patient evaluation (medical history) and specific types of more common emergencies that practitioners may encounter. Algorithms located in the appendices provide step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in each of several common emergency situations. PABCD boxes throughout text remind the reader of American Heart Association guidelines on Positioning, Airway, Breathing, Circulation, and Definitive management and explain the relevance of these guidelines to the topic being discussed. Chapters are organized into sections based upon types of common emergency situations. Chapter on Preparation includes an updated emergency drug and equipment kit to reflect materials that are safe and currently available on the market. Full-color drawings and updated photographs add realism to situations and equipment. Information on AEDs (Automated Electronic Defibrillators) explains why these should be mandatory in every dental practice and describes how to use these devices properly. A Pediatric Considerations chapter covers pediatric CPR and guidelines for basic life support. A Medicolegal Considerations chapter discusses topics such as theories of liability, definitions of emergencies and standards, and limitations and requirements of the doctor-patient relationship. An Evolve® website contains the Instructor's Resource Manual, an electronic image collection, and an ExamView® test bank.
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Dental Emergencies

Author: Mark Greenwood,Ian Corbett

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470673966

Category: Medical

Page: 234

View: 4556

Dental Emergencies is a readily accessible guide to the treatment and management of dental emergencies for everyday use in clinical practice. Replete with clinical examples and step-by-step procedures, the book distills essential information on traumatic injuries, pain, and oral lesions into a succinct, highly valuable reference. Written by an expert in the field, the book covers the full range of the dental emergencies beginning with clinical examination and assessment of potential complications. Later chapters outline key considerations in pain management, including various presentations of dental and facial pain and commonly used methods of analgesia. Acute oral medical and surgical conditions and restorative dental emergencies are also discussed, highlighting practical instruction for immediate treatment as well as conditions for referral. Dental Emergencies concludes with fundamental chapters on special needs patients and medical emergencies, making it a comprehensive, must-have reference for all general dental practices.
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Medical Emergencies

Essentials for the Dental Professional

Author: Ellen B. Grimes

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133065626

Category: Medical

Page: 271

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Updated for the latest knowledge and practice standards, MEDICAL EMERGENCIES: ESSENTIALS FOR THE DENTAL PROFESSIONAL, 2/e thoroughly discusses the essential elements of 30 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 Critical thinking is in the previous sentence, and easy-to-follow Treatment Flow Charts walk students visually through emergency procedures. Easy-to-use (Easy to follow was in the sentence before 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 PowerPointr presentations for each chapter.
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Medical Emergencies in Dentistry

Author: Morton B. Rosenberg

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721684819

Category: Medical

Page: 556

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This new text outlines a practical framework for treating both common and uncommon emergencies in the dental office. It also promotes an understanding of the many underlying disease states that can precipitate such emergencies. A wide variety of medical emergencies, ranging from treating a child with an epileptic seizure to treating a schizophrenic patient, are discussed and illustrated with real-life case scenarios. This logical approach to diagnosis and treatment of medical emergencies presents a concise review of pathophysiology to support clinical correlations. Medical Emergencies in Dentistry provides a solid foundation in assessment, problem-based decision making, and disease that helps clinicians react quickly and decisively when time is of the essence.
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Anesthesia Complications in the Dental Office

Author: Robert Bosack,Stuart Lieblich

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470960299

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 449

Anesthetic complications, which range from simple annoyances to patient mortality, are inevitable, given the many and complex interactions of doctor, patient, personnel, and facility. "Anesthesia Complications in the Dental Office" helps dentists minimize the frequency and severity of adverse events by providing concise and clinically relevant information that can be put to everyday use. "Anesthesia Complications in the Dental Office" presents the most up-to-date information on treating anesthesia complications and medical emergencies. Drs. Bosack and Lieblich and a team of expert contributors discuss patient risk assessment; considerations for special needs and medically compromised patients; anesthetic agents routinely administered; adversities that can arise before, during, and after administration of anesthesia; and emergency drugs and equipment. A must-have reference for every dental office. Special Features Covers all the types of anesthesia used in the dental office "Break-away" discussion bars attract the reader and reinforce ideas. Medical emergency manual for the general practitioner
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Essential Human Disease for Dentists

Author: Chris Sproat,Georgina Burke,Mark McGurk

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443100985

Category: Medical

Page: 311

View: 3397

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a concise pocketbook for dental students and general dental practitioners, covering general medicine and the implications of medical conditions for dental practice. Concentrates on the essential core of knowledge on human disease needed by the dentist. Focuses on the implications of conditions and drug treatment for dental practice, with important practice points emphasized in boxes. Uses standardised headings for each condition and concise text to make instant reference easy in clinical situations. Provides comprehensive coverage of relevant conditions from cardiovascular and respiratory disease through to psychiatric disorders, extremes of age and pregnancy. Covers an area that has considerable medicolegal relevance for today's dentists - failure to take account of pre-existing conditions or drug treatments may lead to litigation. Includes procedures for dealing with medical emergencies in the dental surgery are described. Illustrated in full colour.
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Medical Problems in Dentistry E-Book

Author: Crispian Scully

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044091

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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This text offers an authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare. Now established as the standard reference on the subject, Medical Problems in Dentistry is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners needing to keep up-to-date with their knowledge. Detailed coverage outlines the complete relevance of systemic diseases and their treatment to dentistry – essential knowledge for the whole dental team User-friendly format allows ease of access to information whether for exam revision purposes or for a specific issue confronting staff in a busy clinical environment Clearly written with excellent use of illustrations, the book is an essential, easy to use, reliable source of information Text completely updated and re-organised to increase focus on the more dentally-relevant aspects of medicine and subject areas that have undergone recent change Entries more fully alphabetized to improve access to information Accompanying ‘key points boxes’ highlight the most crucial aspects of specific medical conditions Content peer-reviewed by a specialist Advisory Board to ensure accuracy of information and the inclusion of the latest advances Additional coverage of autoinflammatory disorders, biological response modifiers, craniofacial transplantation, drug reactions, drug-resistant microbial infections, osteonecrosis, and immune reconstitution syndrome Completely new entries such as alternative and complementary medicine, health promotion, men’s issues and occupational health New national and international guidelines, selected recent references and up-to-date websites
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Emergency Guide for Dental Auxiliaries

Author: Debra Jennings,Janet Chernega

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111138605

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 7862

EMERGENCY GUIDE FOR DENTAL AUXILIARIES, 4E contains the information and instruction needed in order to effectively handle a medical emergency in the dental office. In addition to basic technical instruction, this new edition provides up-to-date information on First Aid techniques, legal concerns, and safety procedures. A new design helps to better illustrate core concepts and increase comprehension. Emergency Basics boxes outline the sequence of steps for recognizing a medical emergency as well as action points to assist the patient. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Dental Office Medical Emergencies

A Manual of Office Response Protocols

Author: Timothy F. Meiller

Publisher: Lexi-Comp

ISBN: 9781591953180

Category: Medical

Page: 115

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Dental Office Medical Emergencies, A Manual of Office Response Protocols, is designed to assist the dentist in addressing any developing emergency situation by reinforcing basic life support techniques. This handy reference is intended for use by the dental office staff for preparedness training, as well as during times of crisis.
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Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children

Author: Gerald Z. Wright,Ari Kupietzky

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111880435X

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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Guiding patient behavior is as important as ever for the practicing dentist, and the behavior of pediatric patients is perhaps the most challenging to manage. Drs. Wright and Kupietzky here update Dr. Wright’s classic work on managing pediatric dental patients. Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children,2nd Edition, has been entirely rewritten and includes the latest and most effective management strategies from an international team of experts in the field. The book addresses the influence of family and parenting styles on children’s behavior and the factors that determine how children behave in the dental office. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management techniques are described in depth, as are techniques for dealing with special needs patients. Clinical scenarios are described throughout the book, with practical application of the taught principles. The final part of the book covers the dental environment—training office personnel to manage children’s behavior, practical considerations for behavior guidance, and the effects of the physical dental office environment. Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children,2nd Edition, is ideal for pediatric residents, dental students, and practicing dentists who see children on a regular basis.
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Managing Health and Safety in the Dental Practice

A Practical Guide

Author: Jane Bonehill

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444390315

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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The main purpose of this book is to provide clear, straightforward information about the key requirements relating to health and safety in dental practices, with a practical and user-friendly approach to help manage these issues on a day-to-day basis. It assists practice managers, dentists, dental nurses and other team members in making health and safety 'second nature' by integrating it into their usual routine - thereby preventing accidents, addressing unacceptable working practices, and maintaining professional standards in order to ensure, so far as is reasonable, the protection of employees and patients. The book offers comprehensive coverage of all major topics, from the handling of hazardous substances to the management of medical emergencies. Each chapter includes: A tab for ease of reference A bulleted list outlining the scope of the chapter A list of figures An introduction to the subject and its relevance to the dental practice A list of key legislation relating to the subject The subject content broken down into sub-headings A summary to help reflection and recollection An action check list to measure against existing working practices frequently asked questions to assist in practical application Each topic is covered with specific reference to dental practice needs, with all the necessary detail but no excessive technicality. Ultimately, this book shows how a healthy and safe workplace is eminently achievable.
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Mosby's Orthodontic Review

Author: Jeryl D. English,Sercan Akyalcin,Timo Peltomaki,Kate Litschel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323186971

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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With a concise, focused review of orthodontic concepts and current clinical information, including diagnosis, treatment planning, and clinical treatment, MOSBY'S ORTHODONTIC REVIEW is the resource you need to achieve the best results for success on competency examinations as well as excellent clinical outcomes. From foundational concepts to more subjective areas of treatment planning and clinical treatment, this book includes a wealth of information from distinguished educators, recent graduates, and practicing professionals to help you prepare for the NBDE, Part II and the ABO written and clinical examinations. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Content is designed to prepare you for the NBDE, Part II and the ABO written and clinical examinations to help you achieve the best results. Detailed illustrations provide a visual guide to conditions, techniques, diagnoses, key concepts, and more with case study photos that detail treatment from a patient’s initial exam to completion. Proven question and answer format covers the key information for each topic and helps prepare you for certification exams.
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The Management of Medical Emergencies

A Guide for Dental Care Professionals

Author: Colette Balmer,Lesley Longman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781856423717

Category: Dental emergencies

Page: 150

View: 6487

This book, written specifically for dental care professionals, aims to discuss generally what constitutes a medical emergency, providing a step-by-step sequence for assessing the 'sick patient', and describing in detail how to manage each component of the assessment. The book is divided into three sections. Section one describes the fundamental systems of the body such as the respiratory system, the cardiovascular system, and the nervous system. Section two discusses emergency procedures such as defibrillation and the administration of drugs. Section three describes in detail the medical emergencies most commonly encountered in the dental setting and how they should be managed, for example anaphylaxis, angina, faints, epileptic seizures, hyperventilation, thereby effectively producing a step-by-step guide. This book is directed towards continuing professional development with a view to increasing understanding, awareness, knowledge, confidence and competence.
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Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

Author: Michael Perry (FRCS.)

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198529104

Category: Medical

Page: 462

View: 5552

The first book in an exciting new series, Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies provides the reader with a working approach to the diagnosis and management of patients in casualty. The book covers how to diagnose and manage all urgent or emergent problems that occur above the collar bones. Emergency care must be simple and quick, so this book comprises short notes, illustrations, and photographs, with an emphasis on establishing the diagnosis while maintaining a high index of suspicion. Where possible, the book covers one topic per one to three pages and uses a series of four icons to allow rapid identification of the degree of urgency. This system will help the reader identify the urgency of each condition presented.* A multidisciplinary group of senior clinicians present invaluable advice gained from personal experience* Topics are grouped into anatomical and pathological categories to aid rapid look-up* Includes a series of four icons to distinguish clearly the degree of urgency in which the emergency must be treated
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