The Medical History: Clinical Implications and Emergency Prevention in Dental Settings / Edition 1

The Medical History: Clinical Implications and Emergency Prevention in Dental Settings / Edition 1

by JoAnn R. Gurenlian
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781740959

ISBN-13: 9780781740951

Pub. Date: 09/01/2004

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Written specifically for dental professionals, this text describes ways to prevent and manage medical emergencies in the dental office. 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 compromised patients. Readers will learn

Overview

Written specifically for dental professionals, this text describes ways to prevent and manage medical emergencies in the dental office. 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 compromised patients. Readers will learn screening techniques for identifying patients at risk for complications, as well as ways to manage in-office emergencies such as adverse drug interactions. Case studies and exercises in each chapter make the book ideal for both self-paced review and classroom study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781740951
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.88(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Using the Health History to Prevent Emergencies

Chapter 2. The American Dental Association Health History Form

Chapter 3. Medical Information and Screening Questions

Chapter 4. Medical Information—Current Drug Therapy

Chapter 5. Medical Information Needing Medical Consultation and Follow-Up

Chapter 6. Allergies to Drugs, Environmental Substances, Foods, and Metals

Chapter 7. Total Joint Replacement and Women's Issues (Pregnancy and Osteoporosis)

Chapter 8. Blood-Related abnormalities and Diseases

Chapter 9. Medical Conditions Involving Immunosuppression

Chapter 10. Medical Conditions Involving the Cardiovascular System

Chapter 11. Medical Conditions Involving Neurologic Disorders

Chapter 12. Medical Conditions Involving Gastrointestinal Disease and Respiratory Disease

Chapter 13. Medical Conditions Involving Glaucoma, the Kidney, and Thyroid Disorders

Chapter 14. Analysis of Information With Clinical Application

Index

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