Medical Emergencies

Dealing with allergens

Rebecca Waters considers the steps practices can take to help patients.

Association replies to the rise in dental sepsis cases

The British Dental Association (BDA) has responded to reports in the Daily Mirror of a surge in deaths from dental sepsis. Which it says are fuelled by ongoing access problems.

Malpractice trial awards $95.5 million to child’s family

In 2016, four year old Nevaeh Hall’s family took her to a local Houston dentist to have a few teeth extracted due to decay. The procedure should have been fairly routine. But, Nevaeh ended up leaving...

Local Government Association: Nearly 180 operations a day to remove rotten teeth in children

Latest figures showing nearly 45,000 hospital operations to remove rotten teeth in children and teenagers – equating to 177 a day – have led councils to warn of a potential post-coronavirus surge of...

Managing the situation

Martin Oates looks at how to deal with the mayhem of a medical emergency.