According to the American Heart Association, the survival rate of people who experience sudden cardiac arrest is 5 times higher (40%) than Continue reading The Seattle Study
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An emergency drug kit should be designed to help stabilize a patient experiencing an acute medical emergency. Dentists are not expected to provide long-term definitive care any more than I am expected to perform a root canal. However, the public expects you to have the means and know how to keep them alive until EMS arrives.
A 1986 study1 surveyed 4,000 dentists about the occurrence of medical emergencies in the dental setting. Over a ten year period, the researchers found that every dentist surveyed experienced an average of 7.5 medical emergencies, almost one every year. While that study may be dated, the take-home message certainly is very much relevant. Continue reading Keep Your Emergency Skills Sharp and Your Tools Current
Have Dummy Will Travel, Inc. and All-Dent Learning Center, Inc. team up to bring dental professionals high quality training and dental CE credits. Beginning in October, Continue reading HDWT teams up with All-Dent Learning Center
Are you prepared for an emergency? As healthcare practitioners, you rely on your professional judgment to provide your patients with the best dental care possible. Many years of study, training and internship go into making what most Continue reading Responding to Medical Emergencies in the Dental Environment