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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Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry

Author: Caroline L. Pankhurst,Wilson A. Coulter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119164966

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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A practical step-by-step guide for all members of the dental team Thoroughly updated, this new edition ensures all members of the dental team are up to speed on the practical aspects of infection prevention and control. It provides step-by-step guidance on the safe running of a dental practice, clear and concise explanations of the key issues and concepts, an overview of the evidence base, and coverage of legal and regulatory issues about which all staff members need to be aware. With more colour photographs and illustrations than the first edition, it also includes appendices full of useful practical and clinical information, and a companion website offering helpful instructional videos and self-assessment questions. Key topics include communicable diseases, occupational health and immunization, sharp safe working, hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, disinfection of dental instruments, surface decontamination, dental unit waterlines, clinical waste management, and pathological specimen handling. An indispensable working resource for the busy dental practice, Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry, 2nd Edition is also an excellent primer for dental students.
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Basic Guide to Dental Sedation Nursing

Author: Nicola Rogers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444342436

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Sedation is a procedure that makes use of sedative medications to produce a relaxed experience for the patient. The central nervous system (CNS) is affected through the use of drugs, including tranquilizers and anxiolytics, that can be administered to the patient in several ways. Sedation dentistry has several benefits, both for dentists and patients. For patients, it can mean freedom from anxiety or fear during dental procedures. In cases where a patient has not been able to undergo dental treatment for many years because of this fear, sedation dentistry allows him to have several years' worth of dental treatment in just a few sessions. For dentists, sedation dentistry facilitates the easy performance of dental procedures. Patients are likely to be more cooperative under the relaxing effects of sedation. Treatments can also be quicker, because a number of procedures can be performed in a single session. Dental nurses play a vital role in assisting the dentist in the routine sedation of patients. In acknowledgement of this, the NEBDN run a post-qualification certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing that provides the dental nurse with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to carry out their role safely and competently. The ‘Basic Guide to Dental Sedation Nursing' is a must have book for all dental nurses seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this core area of clinical practice. Written in a clear and accessible style, chapters reflect the Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing syllabus with chapters on such key topics as legal aspects, anatomy, equipment, patient assessment, types of sedation, medical emergencies and resuscitation. Illustrated in full colour throughout Handy format for easy reference and portability Evidence-based
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The ADA Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions

Author: American Dental Association

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111824530X

Category: Medical

Page: 467

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"The ADA's Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions is a clinical manual that provides practicing dentists with information on a range of common medical conditions and guidelines for treating patients presenting with these conditions. Individual chapters reflect different systems-such as Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Endocrine and Metabolic, Neurologic, Gastrointestinal and others-or specific disorders and conditions-such as Bleeding Disorders, HIV/AIDS and Related Conditions, Head and Neck Cancer, Women's Oral Health Issues, and others. Chapters follow a consistent format and include sections on background, description of disease, pathogenesis, coordination of care between the dentist and patient, medical management, dental management, and key questions to ask the patient and the physician. With contributions from over 25 experts in the field, The ADA's Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions is a must-have resource for all general dentists in practice"--Provided by publisher.
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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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A Guide to General Dental Practice

Author: Nick Priest,Hardev Seehra,Murray Wallace

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 9781846190872

Category: Dentistry

Page: 158

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This work includes a foreword By Hew Mathewson, President, General Dental Council. This book is an excellent ready reference for every dental practice to have on hand. Full of practical advice and helpful tips, it offers independent and impartial guidance, especially for new dentists and other staff. It assists competence and provides a thorough understanding of all areas needed for good patient care and professional responsibility. It covers aspects of care including history taking and prescribing, and topics including law, ethics and clinical governance. This completely up to date resource is an essential handbook for all dentistry students and recent vocational training graduates, as well as dental vocational trainers. "Leaving VT to move into practice is an exciting and challenging step and this guide is one of those things you will never know you needed until you cannot find it. It is an incredibly useful collection of information produced by a small group of your colleagues. Until such time as you really need it why not look through it, you will find it helpful and reassuring." - Hew Mathewson, in the Foreword.
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