• Review
  • Published September 2018

Adverse events during dental care for children: implications for practitioner health and wellness.

Patient safety concepts that have been embraced by hospital and ambulatory medical care are increasingly being applied to dental practice. This review discusses adverse events in pediatric dental patients and suggests that when they occur, such incidents affect the ability of dental practitioners to provide care. The author highlights peer support as an important tactic to assist these second victims.

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