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cover image - Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323776196
Publication Date: 04-28-2022
Page Count: 576
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $81.99

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 8th Edition

by Stanley F. Malamed, DDS

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ISBN: 9780323776196
Publication Date: 04-28-2022
Page Count: 576
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $81.99
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Prepare your students to prevent, recognize and manage life-threatening medical emergencies! Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, 8th Edition helps students learn the skills needed to manage health issues in the dental office or clinic. The text describes how to recognize and manage medical emergencies promptly and proactively and details the resources that must be on hand to effectively deal with these situations. Written by noted dentistry educator Dr. Stanley Malamed, this expert text includes the latest guidelines for drug-related emergencies, cardiac arrest, and more. An enhanced eBook is included with each new print purchase, featuring a complete, fully searchable version of the text, a test bank of 300 questions and answers, and much more.

    • 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, allergic reactions, chest pain, and cardiac arrest.
    • Step-by-step procedures include detailed, sequential instructions for stabilizing and treating patients (PCABD) in common medical emergencies.
    • Full-color illustrations demonstrate emergency techniques with 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.
    • An enhanced eBook version is included with each new print purchase, featuring a fully searchable version of the text, an image collection, a test bank of 300 questions and answers, and more!
    • 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 algorithm for stabilizing and treating victims with an easy-to-remember acronym (PCABD): 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.
  • Part 1 Prevention

    1 Introduction

    2 Prevention

    3 Preparation

    4 Legal Considerations

    Part 2 Unconsciousness

    5 Unconsciousness: General Considerations

    6 Vasodepressor Syncope

    7 Postural Hypotension

    8 Acute Adrenal Insufficiency

    9 Unconsciousness: Differential Diagnosis

    Part 3 Respiratory Distress

    10 Respiratory Distress: General Considerations

    11 Foreign Body Airway Obstruction

    12 Hyperventilation

    13 Asthma

    14 Heart Failure and Acute Pulmonary Edema

    15 Respiratory Distress: Differential Diagnosis

    Part 4 Altered Consciousness

    16 Altered Consciousness: General Considerations

    17 Diabetes Mellitus: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia

    18 Thyroid Gland Dysfunction

    19 Cerebrovascular Accident

    20 Altered Consciousness: Differential Diagnosis

    Part 5 Seizures

    21 Seizures

    Part 6 Drug-Related Emergencies

    22 Drug-Related Emergencies: General Considerations

    23 Drug Overdose Reactions

    24 Allergy

    25 Drug-Related Emergencies: Differential Diagnosis

    Part 7 Chest Pain

    26 Chest Pain: General Considerations

    27 Angina Pectoris

    28 Acute Myocardial Infarction

    29 Chest Pain: Differential Diagnosis

    Part 8 Cardiac Arrest

    30 Cardiac Arrest

    31 Pediatric Considerations

    Appendix: Quick-Reference Section to Life-Threatening Situations

  • Stanley F. Malamed, DDS, Professor and Chair, Section of Anesthesia and Medicine, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA
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