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ISBN-13 9780135015971ISBN-10 0135015979
ISBN-10 0131718770ISBN-13 9780131718777
Author(s): Ellen B. Grimes,
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2009 Pages: 312

 Medical Emergencies: Essentials for the Dental Professional discusses the essential elements of 25 different medical emergencies that may be encountered by the dental professional including their etiology, signs/symptoms and treatment.  The case scenarios and resolutions presented in each chapter are the key feature of the text enhancing the critical thinking and problem solving abilities of the reader.  The text also includes information on the importance of the medical history and vital signs to the prevention of emergencies, as well as the development of an appropriate medical emergency kit should an emergency occur.