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Q: How can you control a hematoma?
(A). Apply heat for 20 minutes(B). Apply ice for 2 minutes(C). Alternate ice and heat(D). All the aboveFirst of all, what is ahematoma? A hematoma is theoutflow of bloodinto extravascular spaces. In dentistry, a hematoma can occur when the needle damages the blood vessels during an injection. The...  Read More
Q: What is the chest compression rate for adult CPR?
(A). 50/min(B). 100/min(C). At least 100/min(D). As many as you canThe basics of CPR has changed since 2010. Major changes for all rescuers, all of which are intended to simplify CPR for rescuers and improve bystander response, include: A change in the CPR sequence, from...  Read More
Q: Bradycardia refers to:
(A). Heart rate above 100 beats per minute(B). Heart rate under 60 beats per minute(C). Increased heart contraction force(D). Decreased heart contraction force Bradycardiarefers to aslowerthan normal heart rate (under 60 beats per minute) Tachycardiarefers to afasterthan normal heart rate...  Read More
Chest pain caused by narrowing of the heart’s blood vessels is?
(A). Angina(B). Myocardial infarction(C).Allergy(D). Heart attack- Angina is a term used for chest pain caused by reduced blood to the heart muscles. The pain may radiate through the arm, neck and jaw.- Myocardial infarction, also called heart attack, refers to “death of the heart...  Read More
Chest pain caused by narrowing of the heart’s blood vessels is?
(A). Angina(B). Myocardial infarction(C).Allergy(D). Heart attack- Angina is a term used for chest pain caused by reduced blood to the heart muscles. The pain may radiate through the arm, neck and jaw.- Myocardial infarction, also called heart attack, refers to “death of the heart...  Read More
Chest pain caused by narrowing of the heart’s blood vessels is?
(A). Angina(B). Myocardial infarction(C).Allergy(D). Heart attack- Angina is a term used for chest pain caused by reduced blood to the heart muscles. The pain may radiate through the arm, neck and jaw.- Myocardial infarction, also called heart attack, refers to “death of the heart...  Read More
Your Next 7 Medical Emergencies with Dr. Catharine Goodson : Howard Speaks Podcast #49
On average in a 10 year span, 7 medical emergencies occur in a dental office.  Dr. Catharine Goodson shares the story that started her on the pathway to become an expert in medical emergencies in dentistry, followed by the steps you can take to have your office ready for your next incident.What are...  Read More

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