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In this session Abbas Zaidi discusses the recognition, assessment, and management of potentially life-threatening medical emergencies that can arise in the dental setting. The lecture will cover topics including acute asthma, choking, seizures and anaphylaxis, as well as the Basic Life Support algorithm for the immediate management of cardiorespiratory arrest.
Lecture filmed at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition 2015.
- Recognise the warning signs of common medical emergencies
- Learn the basic life support algorithm for cardio respiratory arrest
- Management for other common/serious emergencies that might arise
- Know what equipment, drugs, and protocols should be in place.
1 hour of verifiable CORE CPD
A CPD certificate (in the name of the purchaser) will be available to download once viewing of this online lecture has been completed.
About the speaker
Abbas Zaidi, Cardiology Specialist Registrar, Wales Deanery
Abbas completed his undergraduate medical training at Imperial College London in 2002, including an intercalated BSc in Neuroscience. He worked in New Zealand for a year before gaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2006, and a National Training Number in cardiology in 2007. He was a Clinical Research Fellow from 2010-2013 at the Centre for Inherited Cardiac Diseases and Sports Cardiology at St George's Hospital, London, where he was awarded an MD degree in 2014. Abbas has published first-author original research articles in leading journals such as Circulation and has authored several national guidelines documents. He was a finalist in the Young Investigator Awards at the British Society of Echocardiography (2010) and EuroPrevent (2011), winner of the BHF/BCS Prize for Congenital Heart Disease (2012), winner of the Peter Hinchliffe Research Award (2012), and winner of the Ian Williams Prize at the Welsh Cardiovascular Society (2013).
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