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Medical emergencies in the dental office /
Stanley F. Malamed ; chapter 4, Legal considerations, contributed by Daniel L. Orr II.
edition
Seventh edition.
imprint
St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, [2015]
description
xvii, 550 p. ; 28 cm
ISBN
0323171222, 9780323171229
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imprint
St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, [2015]
isbn
0323171222
9780323171229
contents note
pt. 1. Prevention. 1. Introduction : Morbidity ; Death ; Risk factors ; Classification of life-threatening situations ; Outline of specific emergency situations -- 2. Prevention : Evaluation goals ; Physical evaluation ; Recognition of dental fear and anxiety -- 3. Preparation : General information ; Emergency drug kits ; Module one: Critical (essential) emergency drugs and equipment ; Module two: Secondary (noncritical) emergency drugs and equipment ; Module three: Advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS) ; Module four: Antidotal drugs ; Organization of the emergency drug kit ; Appendix: Parenteral administration of drugs -- 4. Legal considerations : Modern liability insurance crises ; Theories of liability ; Emergency situations ; Limiting liability for emergencies -- pt. 2. Unconsciousness. 5. Unconsciousness: general considerations -- 6. Vasodepressor syncope -- 7. Postural hypotension -- 8. Acute adrenal insufficiency -- 9. Unconsciousness: differential diagnosis : Age of patient ; Circumstances associated with loss of consciousness ; Position of the patient ; Presyncopal signs and symptoms.
pt. 3. Respiratory distress. 10. Respiratory distress: general considerations -- 11. Foreign body airway obstruction : Incidence -- 12. Hyperventilation -- 13. Asthma -- 14. Heart failure and acute pulmonary edema -- 15. Respiratory distress: differential diagnosis : Medical history ; Age ; Sex ; Related circumstances ; Clinical symptoms between acute episodes ; Position ; Accompanying sounds ; Symptoms associated with respiratory distress ; Peripheral edema and cyanosis ; Paresthesia of the extremities ; Use of accessory respiratory muscles ; Chest pain ; Heart rate and blood pressure ; Duration of respiratory distress -- pt. 4. Altered consciousness. 16. Altered consciousness: general considerations -- 17. Diabetes mellitus: hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia : Acute complications ; Chronic complications ; Predisposing factors ; Classification of diabetes ; Hyperglycemia ; Hypoglycemia ; Control of diabetes ; Prevention ; Clinical manifestations ; Pathophysiology ; Management -- 18. Thyroid gland dysfunction -- 19. Cerebrovascular accident -- 20. Altered consciousness: differential diagnosis : Medical history ; Age ; Sex ; Related circumstances ; Onset of signs and symptoms ; Presence of symptoms between acute episodes ; Loss of consciousness ; Signs and symptoms ; Vital signs.
pt. 5. Seizures. 21. Seizures : Types of seizure disorders ; Causes ; Predisposing factors ; Prevention ; Clinical manifestations ; Pathophysiology ; Management -- pt. 6. Drug-related emergencies. 22. Drug-related emergencies: general considerations -- 23. Drug overdose reactions : Local anesthetic overdose reaction ; Epinephrine (vasoconstrictor) overdose reaction ; Central nervous system depressant overdose reactions -- 24. Allergy -- 25. Drug-related emergencies: differential diagnosis : Medical history ; Age ; Sex ; Position ; Onset of signs and symptoms ; Prior exposure to drug ; Dose of drug administered ; Overall incidence of occurrence ; Signs and symptoms ; Vital signs -- pt. 7. Chest pain. 26. Chest pain: general considerations -- 27. Angina pectoris -- 28. Acute myocardial infarction -- 29. Chest pain: differential diagnosis : Noncardiac chest pain ; Cardiac chest pain -- pt. 8. Cardiac arrest. 30. Cardiac arrest : Survival from sudden cardiac arrest ; The chain of survival ; The dental office ; Cardiopulmonary arrest ; Basic life support (CPR) -- 31. Pediatric considerations -- Appendix: Quick-reference section to life-threatening situations.
catalogue key
9969264
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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