Indian Journal of Clinical Anatomy and Physiology


Planning for a medical emergency in a dental clinic


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Author Details: Shahana P. Sulaiman, Laxmikanth Chatra, Prashanth Shenoy, Veena K.M., Rachana V. Prabhu

Volume : 2

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2394-2126

Print ISSN : 2394-2118

Article First Page : 104

Article End Page : 106


Abstract

The recognition of ‘high -risk’ patients in dental practice and doing appropriate management is essential in reducing the chances of a medical emergency occurring. This review discusses about the importance of obtaining the medical history and adequate training of dental personnel’s in dealing with medical emergency. It also provides a brief information on drugs and equipments required in managing medical emergencies at dental clinics.

Keywords: Emergency Drugs; Emergency Equipments