Basic Guide to Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice.

By: Jevon, PhilipMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013Description: 1 online resource (216 p.)ISBN: 9781444315509Subject(s): Dental care -- Methods | Dental emergencies | Dentistry | Medical emergenciesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Basic Guide to Medical Emergencies in the Dental PracticeDDC classification: 617.6026 LOC classification: RK51.5 .J475 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1 Medical emergencies and resuscitation in the dental practice: an overview; Introduction; Concept of the chain of survival; Incidence of medical emergencies in dental practice; General Dental Council guidelines on medical emergencies; Resuscitation Council (UK) statement; ABCDE assessment of the sick patient; Medical risk assessment in general dental practice; Principles of safer handling during cardiopulmonary resuscitation; Procedure for calling 999 for an ambulance; Conclusion; References
2 Resuscitation equipment in the dental practiceIntroduction; Recommended minimum resuscitation equipment in the dental practice; Checking resuscitation equipment and drugs; Checking resuscitation equipment following use; Conclusion; References; 3 Recognition of the sick patient: the ABCDE approach; Introduction; Clinical signs of acute illness; The ABCDE approach; General principles of the ABCDE approach; The ABCDE approach to the sick patient; Principles of pulse oximetry; Procedure for administering oxygen to the acutely ill patient; Procedure for recording blood pressure; Conclusion
References4 Respiratory disorders; Introduction; Management of acute asthma attack; Management of hyperventilation; Management of exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Procedure for using an inhaler; Procedure for using a spacer device; Conclusion; References; 5 Cardiac disorders; Introduction; Management of angina; Management of myocardial infarction; Management of palpitations; Management of syncope; Conclusion; References; 6 Neurological disorders; Introduction; Management of a generalised tonic-clonic seizure; Management of stroke
Management of altered level of consciousnessProcedure for placing a patient in the recovery position; Spinal injury; Conclusion; References; 7 Endocrine disorders; Introduction; Management of hypoglycaemia; Procedure for blood glucose measurement using a glucometer; Management of adrenal insufficiency; Conclusion; References; 8 Anaphylaxis; Introduction; Definition; Incidence; Pathophysiology; Causes; Clinical features and diagnosis; Treatment; Conclusion; References; 9 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the dental practice; Introduction
Resuscitation Council (UK) automated external defibrillation algorithmProcedure for cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the dental chair; Procedure for performing chest compressions; Conclusion; References; 10 Airway management and ventilation; Introduction; Causes of airway obstruction; Recognition of airway obstruction; Simple techniques to open and clear the airway; Use of oropharyngeal airway; Principles of ventilation; Treatment of foreign body airway obstruction; Conclusion; References; 11 Automated external defibrillation; Introduction; Ventricular fibrillation
Physiology of defibrillation
Summary: The Basic Guide to Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice is a must have book for all dental care professionals. Written in a clear and accessible style, chapters cover such key topics as patient assessment, adult resuscitation, respiratory and cardiac disorders, paediatric emergencies, emergency equipment and law and ethics.Illustrated in full colour throughoutFollows Resuscitation Council's GuidelinesAccessible, full colour guideHandy format for easy reference and portabilityEvidence-based.
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Cover; Title Page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1 Medical emergencies and resuscitation in the dental practice: an overview; Introduction; Concept of the chain of survival; Incidence of medical emergencies in dental practice; General Dental Council guidelines on medical emergencies; Resuscitation Council (UK) statement; ABCDE assessment of the sick patient; Medical risk assessment in general dental practice; Principles of safer handling during cardiopulmonary resuscitation; Procedure for calling 999 for an ambulance; Conclusion; References

2 Resuscitation equipment in the dental practiceIntroduction; Recommended minimum resuscitation equipment in the dental practice; Checking resuscitation equipment and drugs; Checking resuscitation equipment following use; Conclusion; References; 3 Recognition of the sick patient: the ABCDE approach; Introduction; Clinical signs of acute illness; The ABCDE approach; General principles of the ABCDE approach; The ABCDE approach to the sick patient; Principles of pulse oximetry; Procedure for administering oxygen to the acutely ill patient; Procedure for recording blood pressure; Conclusion

References4 Respiratory disorders; Introduction; Management of acute asthma attack; Management of hyperventilation; Management of exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Procedure for using an inhaler; Procedure for using a spacer device; Conclusion; References; 5 Cardiac disorders; Introduction; Management of angina; Management of myocardial infarction; Management of palpitations; Management of syncope; Conclusion; References; 6 Neurological disorders; Introduction; Management of a generalised tonic-clonic seizure; Management of stroke

Management of altered level of consciousnessProcedure for placing a patient in the recovery position; Spinal injury; Conclusion; References; 7 Endocrine disorders; Introduction; Management of hypoglycaemia; Procedure for blood glucose measurement using a glucometer; Management of adrenal insufficiency; Conclusion; References; 8 Anaphylaxis; Introduction; Definition; Incidence; Pathophysiology; Causes; Clinical features and diagnosis; Treatment; Conclusion; References; 9 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the dental practice; Introduction

Resuscitation Council (UK) automated external defibrillation algorithmProcedure for cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the dental chair; Procedure for performing chest compressions; Conclusion; References; 10 Airway management and ventilation; Introduction; Causes of airway obstruction; Recognition of airway obstruction; Simple techniques to open and clear the airway; Use of oropharyngeal airway; Principles of ventilation; Treatment of foreign body airway obstruction; Conclusion; References; 11 Automated external defibrillation; Introduction; Ventricular fibrillation

Physiology of defibrillation

The Basic Guide to Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice is a must have book for all dental care professionals. Written in a clear and accessible style, chapters cover such key topics as patient assessment, adult resuscitation, respiratory and cardiac disorders, paediatric emergencies, emergency equipment and law and ethics.Illustrated in full colour throughoutFollows Resuscitation Council's GuidelinesAccessible, full colour guideHandy format for easy reference and portabilityEvidence-based.

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Phil Jevon is Resuscitation Officer/Clinical Skills Lead at Manor Hospital, Walsall. He is a Resuscitation Council (UK) ALS, EPLS, ILS, PILS, NLS Instructor and is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the Birmingham School of Medicine.

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