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New guidelines for cardiac risk assessment prior to non-cardiac surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20522139     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has established guidelines to determine the risk for non-cardiac procedures, such as oral procedures, when individuals have experienced severe cardiac disease, including myocardial infarction. This is the first time the ESC has developed consensus guidelines to assist practitioners in managing care for cardiac patients receiving medical or dental procedures. Factors for risk assessment are described and management for oral care is discussed.
F A Pickett
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of dental hygiene     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1601-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Dent Hyg     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-04     Completed Date:  2010-09-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101168070     Medline TA:  Int J Dent Hyg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-9     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
American Dental Hygienists' Association, TN, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure Determination
Dental Care for Chronically Ill*
Diagnostic Tests, Routine
Heart Diseases* / prevention & control
Oral Surgical Procedures*
Pharmaceutical Preparations / contraindications
Practice Guidelines as Topic*
Risk Assessment
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