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Medical Emergencies: Essentials for the Dental Professional

Medical Emergencies: Essentials for the Dental Professional
Author: Ellen B. Grimes
ISBN 13: 9780131718777
ISBN 10: 131718770
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-01-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 312
List Price: $63.00

Practical, understandable, and evidence-based, this book introduces the most common medical emergencies that dental professionals may encounter in clinical practice. Etiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment for each emergency are presented in a clear and logical format that promotes learning and allows for quick reference. Additionally, the book stresses emergency prevention and preparedness by highlighting the importance of the medical history, vital signs, and the development of a medical emergency kit. Special features that make this book an excellent tool for clinicians include: case scenarios, signs and symptoms tables, and treatment flow charts.