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Strategies for the Safe Treatment of Cardiovascular Patients

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As the prevalence of heart disease grows, dental hygienists must be aware of its implications for dental care.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Define coronary heart disease, angina pectoris, and myocardial infarction.
  2. Identify the implications of cardiovascular disease on dental hygiene treatment.
  3. Discuss the need for adequate anesthesia among patients with cardiovascular disease.

This course was published in the March 2015 issue and expires March 31, 2018. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated. 


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