This document was superseded in November 2013 by Quality Standards for CPR practice and training
Medical Emergencies and Resuscitation -
Revised and updated December 2012
Standards for clinical practice and training
for dental practitioners and dental care professionals
in general dental practice
with updated Appendix (ii), page 26
This document provides guidance and recommendations
concerning common medical emergencies in dental practice.
It describes medical risk assessment, resuscitation procedures and
equipment, and the use of emergency drugs in general dental practice.
It also includes topics such as staff training, patient transfer and
post-resuscitation / emergency care.
The document is in Adobe PDF format.
Medical emergencies and resuscitation
It is 41 pages long, approximately 380Kb in size.
The PDF file includes bookmarks and links to various external
sources for further information.
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