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Medical emergencies in dental practice

Information Sourced May 2020 https://bnf.nice.org.uk/guidance/prescribing-in-dental-practice.html This section provides guidelines on the management of the more common medical emergencies which may arise in dental practice. Dentists and their staff should be familiar with standard resuscitation procedures, but in all circumstances it is advisable to summon medical assistance as soon as possible. See also algorithm of the procedure for Cardiopulmonary […]

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Asthma

Asthma Information Sourced May 2020 https://bnf.nice.org.uk/guidance/prescribing-in-dental-practice.html Patients with asthma may have an attack while at the dental surgery. Most attacks will respond to 2 puffs of the patient’s short-acting beta2 agonist inhaler such as salbutamol 100 micrograms/puff; further puffs are required if the patient does not respond rapidly. If the patient is unable to use the inhaler effectively, further […]

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