Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office: Response Guide
ISBN: 1684470056
EAN13: 9781684470051
Language: English
Pages: 38
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 9.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Spiral

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office: Response Guide

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Book Overview
Patients' well-being always comes first; this not only applies to oral health, but also to medical emergencies in the dental office. This new resource from the American Dental Association trains the dental team prepare for, identify, and manage any health issues that may arise on site. Whether a patient has a seizure, an allergic reaction, or another instance that requires immediate care, this book + ebook provides access to videos and three CE credits. Features: List of recommended equipment and supplies for a dental emergency kit; Detailed duty sheet instructing each team member of their tasks during a medical emergency; Step-by-step instructions to aid in identifying and managing common medical emergencies, such as: Fainting, Asthma attacks, Allergic reactions, Seizures, Diabetic events, High and low blood pressure, Strokes, Cardiac arrest. Staff training videos to watch via DVD or online include 1. It Won t Happen Here: Explains what constitutes a medical emergency, factors that increase the likelihood of a medical emergency, and the components of a medical emergency kit. 2. My Role in a Crisis: Details the assignment and duties of roles in a medical emergency. 3. Using Medical Equipment: Provides a brief overview on how to use common medical equipment during an emergency. 4. Crisis in a Clinic: Shows a dental team successfully managing a medical emergency.