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Essential Medications for Dental Practice Emergency Response
When a medical emergency occurs at a dental office, the practice must be ready with at least the core medications for effective response, according to Dr. Stanley Malamed, Dentist Anesthesiologist and UCLA School of Dentistry Emeritus Professor. Due to the growing opioid epidemic throughout the United States, HealthFirst now includes naloxone, an opioid reversal agent, among the list of emergency drugs. With the medications shown above, and adequate training on their use, a practice can achieve emergency preparedness.
Learn more about basic requirements for readiness at healthfirst.com.