Medical emergencies

S. R. Prabhu

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

This chapter deals with medical emergencies and their management aspects in the dental setting. Beginning with dental clinic preparedness and the procedures involved in recording vital signs in an emergency situation, topics then discussed include the management of syncope, hypoglycaemia, angina, acute myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest, asthma, hyperventilation, airway obstruction, urticaria, anaphylactic shock, angioedema, seizures, stroke, panic attack and adrenal crisis.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes on General Medicine for Dental Practice
Subtitle of host publicationA System Based approach with Dental Management Considerations
PublisherNova Science Publishers Inc
Pages265-277
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781634630283
ISBN (Print)9781634630061
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2014
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

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    Prabhu, S. R. (2014). Medical emergencies. In Lecture Notes on General Medicine for Dental Practice: A System Based approach with Dental Management Considerations (pp. 265-277). Nova Science Publishers Inc.