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Author Malamed, Stanley F., 1944- author.

Title Medical emergencies in the dental office / Stanley F. Malamed, DDS (Dentist Anesthesiologist, Emeritus Professor of Anesthesia and Medicine, Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California) ; chapter 4, Legal considerations, contributed by Daniel L. Orr II, DDS, MS (ANES), PhD, JD, MD (Professor Emeritus Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Anesthesiology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada; Clinical Professor Sports Medicine and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada; Adjunct Professor Jurisprudence, Touro University, School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada) ; Timothy M. Orr, DMD, JD (Diplomat American Dental Board of Anesthiology, Diplomat American Board of Legal Medicine)
Edition Eighth edition
Published St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2023]


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 554 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Half title -- Title page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- t Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Introduction -- Prevention -- Preparation -- Legal considerations -- Unconsciousness: general considerations -- Vasodepressor syncope -- Postural hypotension -- Acute adrenal insufficiency -- Unconsciousness: differential diagnosis -- Respiratory distress: general considerations -- Foreign body ingestion and aspiration -- Hyperventilation -- Asthma -- Heart failure and acute pulmonary edema -- Respiratory distress: differential diagnosis -- Altered consciousness: general considerations -- Diabetes mellitus -- Thyroid gland dysfunction -- Cerebrovascular accident -- Altered consciousness: differential diagnosis -- Seizures -- Drug-related emergencies: general considerations -- Drug overdose reactions -- Allergy -- Drug-related emergencies: differential diagnosis -- Chest pain -- Stable ischemic heart disease - angina pectoris -- Acute coronary syndrome - myocardial infarction -- Chest pain: differential diagnosis -- Cardiac arrest -- Pediatric considerations -- Quick-reference section to life-threatening situations
Summary "Be prepared to prevent, recognize, and manage life-threatening medical emergencies! Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, 8th Edition helps you 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."--publisher's website
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from resource home page (ClinicalKey, viewed June 29, 2022)
Subject Medical emergencies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Dental emergencies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Dentistry -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Medical emergencies.
Dentistry -- methods
Dental Offices -- standards
Emergency Treatment -- methods
Dental emergencies
Medical emergencies
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals
Form Electronic book
Author Orr, Daniel L., II, author.
Orr, Timothy M., author
ISBN 9780323776165