TITLE

Managing the patient taking anticoagulants

AUTHOR(S)
Ainsworth, Gillian
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Dental Nursing;Dec2007, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p566
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how to avoid the risk of hemorrhage resulting from dentists' medication and how they can offer safe care in practice. It intends to enable dental nursing staff to identify risky anticoagulants and make them aware of their impact upon dental treatment. The risk of bleeding either during or after the procedure is associated with many dental procedures. It is suggested that prior to dental intervention a thorough medical and dental history must be taken.
ACCESSION #
35682173

 

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