EMERGENCY GUIDE FOR DENTAL AUXILIARIES, 4E contains the information and instruction needed in order to effectively handle a medical emergency in the dental office. In addition to basic technical instruction, this new edition provides up-to-date information on First Aid techniques, legal concerns, and safety procedures. A new design helps to better illustrate core concepts and increase comprehension. “Emergency Basics” boxes outline the sequence of steps for recognizing a medical emergency as well as action points to assist the patient.
About the Author
Dr. Debra Jennings obtained her DMD from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. With a 21-year experience at Trident Technical College, she taught in the Dental Hygiene and Expanded Duty Dental Assistant programs. During this time she also taught a clinical course to first-year dental students at MUSC to enhance their knowledge of four-handed dentistry. Before attending the MUSC, Dr. Jennings earned dual degrees from the University of South Carolina in archeology/criminal justice and biology/chemistry. Her 30-plus years of practical experience in the dental field runs the gamut from dental hygiene to dentistry. In addition to teaching, she has authored and edited various texts and articles for the dental community. When not in the academic arena, she has volunteered with the Smiles For A Lifetime clinic that services low-income and immigrant populations.
Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC