Dental patients with neurologic and psychiatric concerns.

  title={Dental patients with neurologic and psychiatric concerns.},
  author={G V Busschots and B I Milzman},
  journal={Dental clinics of North America},
  volume={43 3},
Neurologic emergencies demand that the dentist stop all major procedures and remove all foreign objects from the patient's mouth, secure the ABCs, and do a quick secondary survey to identify possible causes while someone else activates the EMS. Psychiatric emergencies relate mostly to anxiety. They can be anticipated by a thorough medical history, which includes a DAS or DAS-R. Behavioral modifications provide the greatest long-term benefit. Pharmacologic intervention should be considered when… CONTINUE READING
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