Preventing Medical Emergencies:: Use of the Medical History / Edition 2
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Preventing Medical Emergencies:: Use of the Medical History / Edition 2

by Frieda Pickett, Jo Ann Gurenlian
     
 

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ISBN-10: 158255840X

ISBN-13: 9781582558400

Pub. Date: 04/01/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Written specifically for dental professionals, hygienists, and assistants, this text describes ways to prevent and manage medical emergencies in the dental office. It is the only text specifically designed for medical history review to identify clinical issues for patients with compromised health.

The text format follows the outline of the American Dental

Overview

Written specifically for dental professionals, hygienists, and assistants, this text describes ways to prevent and manage medical emergencies in the dental office. It is the only text specifically designed for medical history review to identify clinical issues for patients with compromised health.

The text format follows the outline of the American Dental Association's medical history form and covers patient assessment skills, general pathophysiology, and medical management of patients with compromised health. Readers will learn techniques for identifying potential emergency risks, clinically relevant treatment plan modifications, and strategies for preventing and managing specific emergencies. Case studies and test questions make the book ideal for both self-study and classroom study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582558400
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

  • CHAPTER 1: Using the Medical History to Prevent Emergencies: Risk Assessment
  • CHAPTER 2: The American Dental Association Health History Form
  • CHAPTER 3: The Dental History
  • CHAPTER 4: Medical Information and Current Drug Therapy
  • CHAPTER 5: Total Joint Replacement and Potential Effects of Bisphosphonates
  • CHAPTER 6: Allergies to Drugs, Environmental Substances, Foods, and Metals
  • CHAPTER 7: Substance Abuse (Controlled Substances, Tobacco Use, Alcohol)
  • CHAPTER 8: Women's Issues (Pregnancy, Lactation, Menopause) and Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  • CHAPTER 9: Blood-Related Abnormalities and Diseases
  • CHAPTER 10: Medical Conditions Involving Immunosuppression
  • CHAPTER 11: Medical Conditions Involving the Cardiovascular System
  • CHAPTER 12: Medical Conditions Involving Neurologic Disorders
  • CHAPTER 13: Medical Conditions Involving Gastrointestinal Disorders and Respiratory Disease
  • CHAPTER 14: Medical Conditions Involving Glaucoma, the Kidney, and Thyroid Disorders
  • CHAPTER 15: Analysis of Information With Clinical Applications
INDEX

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