The second edition of Dentist's Guide to Medical Conditions, Medications and Complications continues to provide quick-access, clinical information on the dental treatment of patients with common systemic conditions and medical complications. Expanded in this second edition is information about patient medications. Ideal for general practitioners and students in advanced general dentistry programs, the book outlines protocols for treating patients with common conditions, presents essential drug interaction information, and guides the dental professional through prevention and management of in-office medical emergencies.Warfarin (Coumadin) antagonizes the synthesis of the vitamin K-dependent clotting factors ll, VII, IX, and X. Deficiency of ... Post-surgery FFP transfusion does not negatively affect the future doses of Coumadin. Vitamin K can also be used to reverse the effects of Coumadin. However, a significantly large dose of vitamin K is needed for the reversal process to be quick. ... a preventive measure, only low- dose vitamin K is used to reverse the effects of Coumadin in semi-urgent situations.
|Title||:||Dentist's Guide to Medical Conditions, Medications and Complications|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2013-05-30|