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The Management of Medical Emergencies: A Guide For Dental Care Professionals

Published: June 2008

Table of contents

Contributors

Acknowledgements

Foreword Barry Cockcroft

Introduction

Fundamental Systems of the Body Chapter

Fundamentals of the respiratory system

Fundamentals of the cardiovascular system

Fundamentals of the nervous system

Emergency procedures

Basic life support

Defibrillation

Emergency drugs and routes of administration

Assessment of the sick patient

Medical Emergencies

Anaphylaxis

Angina and myocardial infarction

Asthma

Cerebrovascular accident and transient ischaemic attack

Epilepsy

Faints

Hyperventilation and panic attacks

Hypoglycaemia

Rarer causes of collapse

Transfer to the paramedics

Self-assessment

Resources

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