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How to Administer Epinephrine from an Ampule or Vial

Best practice for treating anaphylaxis is to administer epinephrine via an epinephrine auto-injector, according to HealthFirst Medical Advisory Board Member Dr. Stanley Malamed and...
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Why It’s Important to Track Emergency Medication Shelf Life

In a dental practice medical emergency, having the right medications on hand is critical to providing an effective response. Busy practices may find it...
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4 Reasons Your Dental Office Needs Medical Emergency Training

Because they are uncommon, medical emergencies in dental offices can be quite alarming for a dental staff. While a study by Dr. Stanley Malamed1 showed...

Are You Prepared to Manage an Anaphylactic Emergency?

Food allergies have a large and growing impact on many Americans’ health.  At least 15 million adults and 5 million children suffer food allergies,...
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Case Study: Saving a Life with an Emergency Medical Kit

The following example of using an emergency medical kit was reported to HealthFirst by Malbis Parkway Pediatric Dentistry in Spanish Fort, AL. HealthFirst appreciates the...
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Stanley Malamed: epinephrine auto-injectors a dental necessity

ADA News has published a letter by Dr. Stanley Malamed confirming that dental practices must have epinephrine auto-injectors to be prepared for anaphylactic emergencies....