Management of foreign body aspiration or ingestion in dentistry

*, Abhishek Parolia and Kamath , M and *, Kundabala M and *, Manuel TS and *, Mohan M (2009) Management of foreign body aspiration or ingestion in dentistry. Kathmandu University Medical Journal, 7 (2). pp. 165-171.

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Foreign body aspiration or ingestion can be a potential complication during routine dental treatment. The handling of dental objects requires particular care, especially where the patient is supine or semi-recumbent. Dentist must be able to manage emergency situations in which patients accidentally swallow dental instruments or materials during treatment and procedures. This article reviews the complications, management and prevention of aspiration or ingestion of foreign bodies.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Review Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Foreign bodies, aspiration/ingestion, management, prevention
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Conservative Dentistry
Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Prosthodontics
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2012 10:15
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2014 10:15

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