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Eleven basic procedures/practices for dental patient safety.

Perea-Pérez B, Labajo-González E, Acosta-Gío AE, et al. Eleven basic procedures/practices for dental patient safety. J Patient Saf. 2020;16(1). doi:10.1097/pts.0000000000000234.

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April 1, 2020
Perea-Pérez B, Labajo-González E, Acosta-Gío AE, et al. J Patient Saf. 2020;16(1).

Based on malpractice claims data in Spain, the authors propose eleven recommendations to mitigate preventable adverse events in dentistry. These recommendations include developing a culture of safety, improving the quality of clinical records, safe prescribing practices, using checklists in oral surgical procedures, and having an action plan for life-threatening emergencies in the dental clinic.

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Perea-Pérez B, Labajo-González E, Acosta-Gío AE, et al. Eleven basic procedures/practices for dental patient safety. J Patient Saf. 2020;16(1). doi:10.1097/pts.0000000000000234.