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Medical Emergencies in Dentistry - Bennett

Medical Emergencies in Dentistry

By: Bennett

Paperback Published: 1st January 2002
ISBN: 9780721684819
Number Of Pages: 510

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7 1/4 X 10 1/4 in Section 1: Patient Assessment. This initial section pe rtains to general principles and reviews basic concepts, pharmacology, e quipment, and techniques. Chapter 1 reviews the basic principle s of resuscitation. The next two chapters present a thorough review of s pecial considerations in how to treat two specific populations, pediatri c and geriatric patients. Section 2: Problem-Based Asse ssment consists of 18 chapters. They cover a wide range of top ics from the common hyperventilation episode to how to manage psychiatri c emergencies. Many emergencies that occur in the dental office present as a problem that the doctor will recognize. This section takes the doc tor through such presentations from recognition to assessment to definit ive management of the problem. The 6 chapters in Section 3, Sys temic-Based Disease, discuss a wide range of conditions, from d iabetes to neuromuscular disorders. This section is system based. For e xample, when treating a diabetic patient, it is more likely that the pat ient will have a complication specific to their diabetes. While the pro

Section 1:Patient Assessment
This initial section pertains to general principles and reviews basic concepts, pharmacology, equipment, and techniques
reviews the basic principles of resuscitation
The next two chapters present a thorough review of special considerations in how to treat two specific populations, pediatric and geriatric patients
Problem-Based Assessmentconsists of 18 chapters
They cover a wide range of topics from the common hyperventilation episode to how to manage psychiatric emergencies
Many emergencies that occur in the dental office present as a problem that the doctor will recognize
This section takes the doctor through such presentations from recognition to assessment to definitive management of the problem
The 6 chapters in
Systemic-Based Disease, discuss a wide range of conditions, from diabetes to neuromuscular disorders
This section is system based
For example, when treating a diabetic patient, it is more likely that the patient will have a complication specific to their diabetes
While the problem-based section will discuss the recognition of altered consciousness, this section will provide a more comprehensive review of specific disease processes
The 8 chapters inSpecial Considerationsdeal with special situations
Varied topics are addressed such as child/elder abuse, the pregnant patient, and the substance abuse patient
Management of adverse drug reactions and understanding the side effects of herbal medications are also covered
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ISBN: 9780721684819
ISBN-10: 0721684815
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 510
Published: 1st January 2002
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.7  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 1.09