Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

In this online streaming video, Dr. Stanley Malamed teaches you how to prevent and manage medical emergencies in the dental office.

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“You don’t get a chance to save a life you’ve lost. So get it right…the first time.”

– Dr. Stanley Malamed, DDS

Course Contents

Dr. Malamed demonstrates for the dental professional how to prevent and manage the most common medical emergencies that occur in the dental office. The video includes these topics:

  • Preparation
  • Basic Management
  • Emergency Drug Kit
  • Syncope
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Seizure
  • Hyperventilation
  • Acute Asthmatic Attack
  • Airway Obstruction
  • Allergy
  • Drug Overdose
  • Angina
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Cardiac Arrest

About Stanley Malamed, DDS

Dr. Malamed is a dentist anesthesiologist and Emeritus Professor of Dentistry at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC in Los Angeles, where he taught from 1973 to 2013. He is a Diplomat of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and has authored more than 160 scientific papers and 17 chapters in various medical and dental journals and textbooks in the areas of physical evaluation, emergency medicine, local anesthesia, sedation and general anesthesia.

Dr. Malamed has received the Heidebrink Award [1996] from the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology as well as the Horace Wells Award from the International Federation of Dental Anesthesia Societies, 1997 (IFDAS). He has authored three widely used textbooks published by CV Mosby: Handbook of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office (7th edition 2015); Handbook of Local Anesthesia (7th edition 2019); and Sedation–A Guide to Patient Management (6th edition 2017). In addition to the Emergency Medicine DVD set (2nd edition, 2008), he has published Malamed’s Local Anesthetic Technique DVD (2004).