Title Emergency Dentistry Handbook: Providing Dental Care In Disaster Areas, Combat Zones, and Other Austere Environments
Binding Trade Paperback
Book Condition Brand New!
1610000005 / 9781610000000
Seller ID 2861
Armed conflict, disaster relief, missionary work, backcountry travel, humanitarian aid—these all are situations where you may come into contact with someone experiencing dental pain under adverse conditions. Emergency Dentistry Handbook is a field guide to providing dental care in such challenging environments, where resources and trained personnel are scarce and you need to save a tooth, manage pain, and prevent the spread of infection. Paramedic Met Clark, who has devoted his professional career to the special challenges of providing medical care in remote and austere environments, shows you how to: recognize and manage dental trauma, inflammation, and infection; perform simple procedures for examining and cleaning teeth, draining abscesses, splinting repaired teeth, extracting teeth, and more; administer essential medications, including painkillers, antibiotics, topical,; anesthetics, and various forms of anesthesia, identify dental emergencies that require evacuation to a higher level of care; stock three levels of field dental kits. The guidelines in this book are intended to provide emergency dental care in forward areas and help bridge the gap until definitive care can be given by a trained dental professional.