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Medical Emergencies: Essentials for the Dental Professional, 2nd edition

  • Ellen B. Grimes

Published by Pearson (January 10th 2013) - Copyright © 2014

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Medical Emergencies: Essentials for the Dental Professional (2-downloads)

ISBN-13: 9780133065817

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Table of contents

PART 1. EMERGENCY PREPARATION

1. Introduction

2. The Emergency Kit

3. Vital Signs and Hypertensive Urgency and Emergency

4. Oxygen Administration

 

PART 2. NEUROLOGICAL EMERGENCIES

5. Syncope

6. Shock

7. Hyperventilation

8. Seizure Disorders

9. Cerebrovascular Accident

 

PART 3. CARDIAC EMERGENCIES

10. Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction

11. Heart Failure and Acute Pulmonary Edema

12. Cardiac Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Malfunction

 

PART 4. RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIES

13. Asthma

14. Obstructed Airway, Aspiration or Ingestion of a Foreign Object

15. Allergic Reactions

 

PART 5. ENDOCRINE EMERGENCIES

16. Diabetes-Related Emergencies

17. Adrenal Insufficiency and Crisis

18. Thyroid Emergencies

 

PART 6. BLEEDING EMERGENCIES

19. Epistaxis

20. Excessive Bleeding Following an Extraction

 

PART 7. OTHER EMERGENCIES

21. Intraocular Foreign Body

22. Broken Instrument Tip

23. Drug Overdose and Toxicity

 

Appendix. Medical Emergencies at a Glance

Glossary

Index

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