Stanley F. Malamed
Mosby; 7th edition
Be prepared to handle life-threatening dental emergencies! Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office; 7th Edition; (PDF) helps you learn the skills needed to manage medical emergencies in the dental clinic or office. 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 latest 7th edition includes new guidelines for drug-related emergencies; chest pain; 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.
- Full-color illustrations demonstrate emergency techniques in realistic clarity.
- Summary boxes and tables make it easy to find essential concepts and information.
- A differential diagnosis chapter ends each of the book’s parts on common emergencies.
- Step-by-step procedures include detailed; numbered instructions for stabilizing and treating victims (PCABD) in common medical emergencies.
- Quick-reference algorithms in the appendix include step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in common emergency situations.
- UPDATED! Emergency drug and equipment kit instructions help you assemble emergency kits and ensure that your dental office has safe; current materials on hand.
- 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.
- A logical format reflects the way emergencies are encountered in a dental practice; with chapters organized by commonly seen clinical signs and symptoms; such as unconsciousness or altered consciousness; seizures; respiratory distress; chest pain; drug-related emergencies; and cardiac arrest.
“…very easy to read and provides a very comprehensive reference for a variety of medical emergencies.” – S.McKernon on behalf of the British Dental Journal; July 2015
“It successfully fulfills 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.” – European Journal of Orthodontics; March 2015