Preventing Medical Emergencies: Use of the Medical History

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-08-26
  • Publisher: LWW
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Written specifically for dental professionals, hygienists, and assistants, this valuable text covers a wide range of key subjects, including client assessment skills, general pathophysiology, and medical management of clients with compromised health.

Table of Contents

Using the Medical History to Prevent Emergencies: Risk Assessmentp. 1
The American Dental Association Health History Formp. 20
The Dental Historyp. 28
Medical Information and Current Drug Therapyp. 45
Total Joint Replacement and Potential Effects of Bisphosphonatesp. 58
Allergies to Drugs, Environmental Substances, Foods, and Metalsp. 71
Substance Abuse (Controlled Substances, Tobacco Use, Alcohol)p. 84
Women's Issues (Pregnancy, Lactation, Menopause) and Antibiotic Prophylaxisp. 101
Blood-Related Abnormalities and Diseasesp. 114
Medical Conditions Involving Immunosuppressionp. 137
Medical Conditions Involving the Cardiovascular Systemp. 161
Medical Conditions Involving Neurologic Disordersp. 181
Medical Conditions Involving Gastrointestinal Disorders and Respiratory Diseasep. 198
Medical Conditions Involving Glaucoma, the Kidneys, and Thyroid Disordersp. 210
Analysis of Information With Clinical Applicationsp. 223
Indexp. 235
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