Are dental surgeons prepared for medical emergencies

Shenoy, Nandita and Ahmed, Junaid and Ongole, Ravikiran and Boaz, Karen and *, Srikant N (2013) Are dental surgeons prepared for medical emergencies. International Journal of Biomedical Research, 4 (9). pp. 461-464. ISSN 0976-9633

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Medical emergencies in a dental clinic can be alarming to any clinicianbut these situations become relatively less alarming with adequate precautions and necessary training. Serious medicalemergencies in dental practice are not common buta dentist must be equipped to handle such events. The aim of this study was to assess the preparedness of dental graduates in handlingmedical emergencies, their skills, competency and knowledge of appropriate use of emergency drugs and equipment ina dental setting.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dental surgeons; medical emergencies
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Pathology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2013 09:55
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2013 09:55

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