Category Archives: Prevention and Management of Medical Emergencies

Prevention and Management of Medical Emergencies

Prevention and Management of Medical Emergencies BOX 2-2 Preparation for Medical Emergencies 1. Personal continuing education in emergency recognition and mahagement 2. Auxiliary staff education in emergency recognition and management ‘ 3. Establishment and periodic testing of a system to readily access medical assistance when an emergency occurs 4. Equipping office with supplies necessary for emergency car

Prevention and Management of Medical Emergencies

Prevention and Management of Medical Emergencies BOX 2-1 Medical Emergencies Commonly Provoked by Anxiety though, that many of these diagnoses were presumptive and not completely verified, so the incidence of problems such as “hypoglycemia” may be overstated. The incidence of medical emergencies is higher in patients receiving ambulatory oral surgery when compared with those receiving nonsurgical

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CHAPTER OUTLINE Serious medical emergencies in the dental office are fortunately, relatively rare. The primary reason for the Iimitcd frequency of emergencies in dental practice is the nature of dental education that prepares practitioners tu recognize potential problems and mallage them before they cause an emergency. }100\’l’\'(~r, when oral surgical procedures are necess.iry, the increased ment

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CHAPTER OUTLINE PREVENTION PREPARATION • Continuing Education Office Staff Training Access to Help Emergency Supplies and Equipment MEDICAL EMERGENCIES Hypersensitivity Reactions Chest Discomfort Respiratory Difficulty Asthma Hyperventilation Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Foreign-Body Aspiration Gastric-Contents Aspiration Altered Consciousness Vasovagal Syncope Orthostatic Hypotensic n Seizure Local Anes