Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office , 7th Edition

Author By Stanley F. Malamed, DDS

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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

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Be prepared to handle life-threatening dental emergencies! Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, 7th Edition helps you learn the skills needed to manage medical emergencies in the dental office or clinic. It describes how to recognize and manage medical emergencies promptly and proactively, and details the resources that must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. This edition includes new guidelines for drug-related emergencies, cardiac arrest, and more. Written by respected educator Dr. Stanley Malamed, this expert resource provides dental professionals with the tools for implementing a basic action plan for managing medical emergencies.


"It successfully fulfils its aim of stimulating all members of the dental team to improve and maintain their skills in the effective prevention, recognition and management of medical emergencies." Reviewed by European Journal of Orthodontics, March 2015


"...very easy to read and provides a very comprehensive reference for a variety of medical emergencies." Reviewed by S.McKernon on behalf of British Dental Journal, July 2015

New to This Edition

  • 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 new sequence of steps for stabilizing and treating victims with an easy-to-remember acronym: 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.

Key Features

  • Algorithms located in the appendices provide step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in each of several common emergency situations.
  • PABCD boxes throughout text remind the reader of American Heart Association guidelines on Positioning, Airway, Breathing, Circulation, and Definitive management and explain the relevance of these guidelines to the topic being discussed.
  • Chapters are organized into sections based upon types of common emergency situations.
  • Chapter on Preparation includes an updated emergency drug and equipment kit to reflect materials that are safe and currently available on the market.

Published Reviews

"..it is very easy to read and provides a very comprehensive reference for a variety of medical emergencies. Each medical emergency is given a very detailed background of risk factors, pathophysiology, prevention and clinical manifestations before management of the condition is discussed." Reviewed by S.McKernon on behalf of British Dental Journal, July 2015

 "This book promises to be a key source of information for all members of the dental team in all care settings and of immense value for those involved in developing training and lectures on this topic, especially with the latest online components available." Reviewed by L. Khamashta Ledezma on behalf of European Journal of Orthodontics, February 2015

Author Information

By 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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Pages:

558

Trim Size:

276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)

Imprint:

Mosby

ISBN:

978-0-3231-7122-9

Publication Date:

04/11/2014
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