Medical emergencies and first aid

Edited by Elizabeth Boon, Rebecca Parr, Dayananda Samarawickrama and Kevin Seymour

in Oxford Handbook of Dental Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199235902
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730719 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Medical emergencies and first aid

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Principles of first aid - Medical emergency drugs and equipment - The unconscious casualty - Cardiac arrest - Shock - Anaphylaxis - Angina - Asthma - Bleeding: cuts and grazes - Bleeding: dental haemorrhage - Burns and scalds - Choking and inhaled objects - Diabetic hypoglycaemia - Electric shock and electrocution - Epilepsy - Faints - Hyperventilation - Myocardial infarction (heart attack) - Stroke (cerebrovascular accident)

Chapter.  7687 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medical Dentistry

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