Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

Author: Michael Perry (FRCS.)

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198529104

Category: Medical

Page: 462

View: 8682

The first book in an exciting new series, Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies provides the reader with a working approach to the diagnosis and management of patients in casualty. The book covers how to diagnose and manage all urgent or emergent problems that occur above the collar bones. Emergency care must be simple and quick, so this book comprises short notes, illustrations, and photographs, with an emphasis on establishing the diagnosis while maintaining a high index of suspicion. Where possible, the book covers one topic per one to three pages and uses a series of four icons to allow rapid identification of the degree of urgency. This system will help the reader identify the urgency of each condition presented.* A multidisciplinary group of senior clinicians present invaluable advice gained from personal experience* Topics are grouped into anatomical and pathological categories to aid rapid look-up* Includes a series of four icons to distinguish clearly the degree of urgency in which the emergency must be treated

Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

Author: Mike Perry

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198779097

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 8388

Head, Neck, and Dental Emergencies, Second Edition provides the reader with a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of all urgent or emergent problems that occur above the collar bones. Emergency care must be simple and quick so this guide comprises short notes, diagrams, and photographs, with an emphasis on establishing the diagnosis while maintaining a high index of suspicion. New features for this edition are aimed at assisting a rapid diagnosis. Chapters are symptom-based and structured around how the patients present. Quick-reference boxes at the start of each chapter list common presentations and their causes, followed by tips and tricks on what to look for and what questions to ask the patient. Fully comprehensive, this new edition also has two new chapters on 'The Nose' and 'The Throat'.

Oxford Handbook of Integrated Dental Biosciences

Author: Hugh Devlin,Rebecca Craven

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191077887

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 7120

Practical, comprehensive, and concise, the Oxford Handbook of Integrated Dental Biosciences has been designed to reflect problem-based teaching scenarios, with extensive diagrams and illustrations to aid clinical understanding of the main text. Summary and key point boxes have been incorporated throughout to allow quick reference and easy assimilation of the content. Formally known as the Oxford Handbook of Applied Dental Sciences, this second edition has been completely rewritten by a brand new author team, to closely integrate the non-clinical and clinical aspects of dentistry. Featuring separate sections detailing the relevant clinical application and putting the science into context, this handbook is ideal for dental students, dental trainees studying for higher qualifications, and practitioners as a useful aide memoire.

Emergency Guide for Dental Auxiliaries

Author: Debra Jennings,Janet Chernega

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111138605

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 564

EMERGENCY GUIDE FOR DENTAL AUXILIARIES, 4E contains the information and instruction needed in order to effectively handle a medical emergency in the dental office. In addition to basic technical instruction, this new edition provides up-to-date information on First Aid techniques, legal concerns, and safety procedures. A new design helps to better illustrate core concepts and increase comprehension. Emergency Basics boxes outline the sequence of steps for recognizing a medical emergency as well as action points to assist the patient. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office - E-Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171257

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 7151

Be prepared to handle life-threatening dental emergencies! Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, 7th Edition helps you learn the skills needed to manage medical emergencies in the dental office or clinic. 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 edition includes new guidelines for drug-related emergencies, 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. "It successfully fulfils 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." Reviewed by European Journal of Orthodontics, March 2015 "...very easy to read and provides a very comprehensive reference for a variety of medical emergencies." Reviewed by S.McKernon on behalf of British Dental Journal, July 2015 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, respiratory distress, seizures, drug-related emergencies, chest pain, and cardiac arrest. Step-by-step procedures include detailed, numbered instructions for stabilizing and treating victims (PCABD) in common medical emergencies. Full-color illustrations demonstrate emergency techniques in realistic clarity. Summary tables and boxes make it easy to find essential concepts and information. Quick-reference algorithms in the appendix include step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in common emergency situations. A differential diagnosis chapter ends each of the book’s parts on common emergencies. 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. UPDATED! Emergency drug and equipment kit instructions help you assemble emergency kits and ensure that your dental office has safe, current materials on hand.

Medical Emergencies in Dentistry

Author: Nigel D. Robb,Jason Leitch

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198529316

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 158

View: 9086

Although rare, when medical emergencies occur in the dental setting they require a sound understanding of what action to take, to ensure that the emergency is dealt with quickly. Dental students and dental practitioners must be able to carry out first aid, including the principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and its practice. They should also be able to recognise and take appropriate action in situations such as anaphylactic reaction, hypoglycaemia, upper respiratory obstruction, cardiac arrest, fits, and haemorrhage. This essential, practical guide on how to diagnose and manage medical emergencies in dentistry covers the theory behind emergency management, in conjunction with practical tips and training so that all members of the dental team are able to deal with uncommon but potentially tragic events.

Emergencies in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Author: Daniel Marks,Marcus Harbord

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191039268

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 9424

An easily accessible guide to diagnosing and managing critical situations, Emergencies in Gastroenterology and Hepatology aids doctors in dealing with acutely sick patients quickly and effectively. The book provides practical advice on how to make difficult decisions in an emergency situation. Areas covered include life and death emergencies, as well as the broad problems faced by on-call Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists on a daily basis. The focus throughout is on immediate management, but the book also includes reference to long term follow up for certain problems. Each chapter has an associated algorithm, which summarises the contents of the chapter, providing an aide memoir for the reader and facilitating learning, as well as being a quick reference tool. Bullet-point information for speed and clarity combined with the integral cross-referencing system, further enables quick access to the necessary information.

Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology

Author: Stuart Crisp,Jo Rainbow

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191645168

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 2179

Severely unwell children are the most frightening emergency a clinician can face. This second edition of Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology, guides the clinician through what to do and when, in a format that can be read at the bedside. Resuscitation techniques are described in detail and comprehensive management plans are provided. Organised by symptom, the handbook concisely covers a range of essential information, from the key facts to elicit in the history to the specific difficulties of treating children in an emergency situation - communication and pain relief. Symbols are used to indicate clinical severity ranging from life-threatening to minor, and the book includes detailed drug dosages for children and the most recent resuscitation guidelines. The new edition brings this bestselling guide fully up-to-date, including the management of anaphylaxis and rheumatic fever. The number of algorithms included in the book has also been increased.

ENT, Head & Neck Emergencies

A Logan Turner Companion

Author: S Musheer Hussain

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351856677

Category: Medical

Page: 266

View: 9858

ENT emergencies are a regular occurrence. This new book covers the full range of hospital emergencies seen by ENT trainees and practitioners, and also by oral and maxillofacial surgeons and plastic surgeons. Succinct text and clear illustrations complement the sections on Rhinology,Head and Neck,Otology and Paediatrics.Practical and up to date, this book facilitates excellence in clinical practice.

Oxford Handbook of Emergencies in Clinical Radiology

Author: Richard Graham,Ferdia Gallagher

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 019923843X

Category: Medical

Page: 394

View: 9822

This essential handbook provides indispensable guidance for all those seeking or reporting investigations in radiology which arises in an emergency setting. It summarises the major problems faced on-call and provides advice on the most suitable radiological tests to request as well as suggesting an appropriate timescale for imaging. From a radiologist's perspective, it lists in concise format the protocol for each test and outlines the expected findings. Emergency radiology is a crucial component of emergency care as a whole. It is rare for a patient to undergo emergency surgery or treatment without prior imaging. Radiology is the new gate-keeper in clinical practice with an emergency CT scan of the head being performed in most UK hospitals every day. Radiology can confirm a diagnosis, sending a patient down a pathway of established therapy; confirm normality, leading to patient discharge; detect an unsuspected abnormality, suggesting an alternative action altogether; or be non-contributory. This concise, portable handbook supports emergency-setting radiology and helps the reader in this vital field.

Emergencies in Clinical Medicine

Author: Piers Page,Greg Skinner

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199202524

Category: Medical

Page: 436

View: 5752

This book is an easy-to-use guide to the management of common medical emergencies. Emergencies nearly always present first to the junior doctor, either as a result of direct observation on the ward, or a phone call from nursing staff when on call. The key to their management is timely recognition and intervention. This book gives the junior doctor and senior medical student the confidence to do this. The text covers emergencies from both a problem-based and disease-based approach, with the book being divided into two sections - presentations and diseases. Cross-referencing between these two sections enables quick reference under pressure, with clear, step-by-step instructions and advice on when and who to call for help.

Preventing Medical Emergencies

Use of the Medical History in Dental Practice

Author: Frieda Atherton Pickett,JoAnn R. Gurenlian

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781451194180

Category: Medical

Page: 241

View: 1358

Preventing Medical Emergencies, 3e, is the only book on the market to provide dental professionals, hygienists, and assistants with step-by-step procedures for identifying risk factors and potential emergencies "before "they occur. Organized to follow the most recent American Dental Association Health History form, the book includes easy-to-find follow-up questions for all conditions, along with clinically relevant treatment plan modifications and strategies for preventing and managing specific emergencies. The authors cover general pathophysiology, medical management of patients with compromised health, 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 throughout the book explore a wide range of medical conditions and bring concepts to life, while a wide range of self-test, review, and case study questions help readers master key concepts and procedures. The Third Edition features the latest professional guidelines, new information on clinical management of patients with special needs, enhanced teaching resources, and much more.

Emergencies in Critical Care

Author: Martin Beed,Richard Sherman,Ravi Mahajan

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0199696276

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 1107

This book is a practical, accessible guide to emergency situations encountered in critical care. Its easy-to-follow format and approach allows the reader to gain vital clinical information to use in emergencies.

Logan Turner's Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear

Head and Neck Surgery, 11th Edition

Author: S. Musheer Hussain

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 144412885X

Category: Medical

Page: 731

View: 3809

First published over 100 years ago, Logan Turner's Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear: Head & Neck Surgery covers the whole of otolaryngology in 70 chapters. This classic textbook has been completely updated and expanded to reflect the increasing sophistication of diagnostic and management skills. All sub-specialities are covered with the content grouped into five major sections: Rhinology Head and Neck Otology Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology Radiology Each chapter in this new edition includes key learning points, up-to-date references, and suggestions for further reading. The contributors are leaders in their respective fields – a virtual list of ‘who’s who’ of British otolaryngology head & neck surgery. The book is essential reading for the practicing otolaryngologist, ENT specialists in training and those undertaking specialty examinations. General practitioners, doctors considering ENT as a career, and medical students will also find the book a valuable resource.

Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: Luke Cascarini,Clare Schilling,Ben Gurney,Peter Brennan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019108042X

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 9252

Now in its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery has been fully updated to reflect current guidelines, with new images and annotated x-rays to support the text. Split into sections based on clinical areas, vital knowledge is distilled into bullets and summary boxes for quick and easy reference. Covering all common complaints likely to arise in everyday duties alongside a dedicated emergencies section, this handbook ensures all trainees from both medical and dental backgrounds, specialist nurses, and medical students gain a solid understanding of oral and maxillofacial surgical presentations, practices, and procedures.

Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine

Author: James R. Roberts,Jerris R. Hedges

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437727506

Category: Medical

Page: 1416

View: 9211

Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine, by James R. Roberts, MD & Jerris R. Hedges, MD, MS, is far and away the most well-known and trusted procedures manual in emergency medicine. Completely updated with the latest equipment, devices, drug therapies, and techniques, this 5th edition enables you to make optimal use of today's best options. And a new full-color format makes the book easier to consult than ever before. You'll see exactly how and when to perform every type of emergency procedure, so you can choose and implement the best possible approach for every patient! Provides over 1,700 detailed illustrations, 1,350 in full color, allowing you to visualize procedures clearly so you can perform them correctly. Explains not only how to perform each rocedure but also why, when, and what other procedures you should consider. Covers the latest equipment, devices, drug therapies, and techniques, including new devices for cricothyrotomy, monitoring CPR effectiveness, intraosseous infusion, autotransfusion and transfusion therapy, and wound closure. Incorporates coverage of ultrasound-guided procedures throughout the book to assist you in the use of these increasingly pervasive new techniques. Presents a new chapter on Chemical and Physical Restraints to facilitate management of violent or aggressive patients. Features a brand new full-color design together with all-new algorithms, illustrations, and tables for expedited reference and streamlined clinical decision making. Reflects the most recent clinical evidence and guidelines for dependable decision-making guidance. Offers updated coverage of tracheal intubation and infectious exposure management, so you can make spilt-second decisions on these difficult procedures.

Medical Emergencies

Essentials for the Dental Professional

Author: Ellen B. Grimes

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133065626

Category: Medical

Page: 271

View: 2655

Updated for the latest knowledge and practice standards, MEDICAL EMERGENCIES: ESSENTIALS FOR THE DENTAL PROFESSIONAL, 2/e thoroughly discusses the essential elements of 30 different medical emergencies dental professionals may encounter, including etiology, signs, symptoms and treatment. It presents case scenarios and resolutions designed to promote critical thinking and problem solving; demonstrates the importance medical histories and vital signs in preventing emergencies; and guides students in developing appropriate medical emergency kits. Case Scenarios and Case Resolutions promote critical thinking skills Critical thinking is in the previous sentence, and easy-to-follow Treatment Flow Charts walk students visually through emergency procedures. Easy-to-use (Easy to follow was in the sentence before tables present the Signs & Symptoms of each emergency, and an At-A-Glance table summarizes the essentials of all emergencies. Student practice tests are now offered online, and extensive instructor support materials are available, including PowerPointr presentations for each chapter.

Dental Office Medical Emergencies

A Manual of Office Response Protocols

Author: Timothy F. Meiller

Publisher: Lexi-Comp

ISBN: 9781591953180

Category: Medical

Page: 115

View: 1581

Dental Office Medical Emergencies, A Manual of Office Response Protocols, is designed to assist the dentist in addressing any developing emergency situation by reinforcing basic life support techniques. This handy reference is intended for use by the dental office staff for preparedness training, as well as during times of crisis.

Emergencies in Adult Nursing

Author: Philip Downing

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199226571

Category: Medical

Page: 447

View: 7480

Emergencies in Adult Nursing provides a practical, accessible guide to emergency situations where the nurse is key to stabilising the sick patient. This concise, pocket sized book allows nurses to identify patients with emergency conditions and guide them in the initial management of this vital patient group. The approach throughout the book is based on the Manchester Triage Guidelines which is the most widely used triage system in the UK, Europe andAustralia. In line with the other Emergencies in titles, the material is presented according to a system of four icons which are used to highlight the degree of urgency.

Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics

Author: Ellen F. Crain,Jeffrey C. Gershel

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139492861

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 7343

Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics, 5th edition, is a concise, portable handbook summarizing the wide range of conditions encountered in pediatric emergency departments. As children with acute problems often receive care in private offices and clinics, it is equally relevant for pediatricians, emergency medicine physicians, family practitioners and internists. The 5th edition of this hugely successful resource is the leading book of its kind for several reasons: • Clear, concise guidance is given for patient evaluation and follow-up and explicit indications for admission • Every chapter is organized in a standard format, making it very easy for a reader to locate critical information rapidly • A dedicated 'Special Considerations' chapter addresses difficult problems such as the crying infant and the cross-cultural encounter Numerous new topics are included, making Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics, 5th edition an invaluable resource for any physician working in acute care settings where children are seen.