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This document was superseded in November 2013 by Quality Standards for CPR practice and training

* Medical Emergencies and Resuscitation -
      Standards for clinical practice and training
      for dental practitioners and dental care professionals
      in general dental practice
      July 2006

       Revised and updated December 2012
       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.

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It is 41 pages long, approximately 380Kb in size.
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Page last updated 5 December 2012

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