Quality improvement program reduces perioperative dental injuries – A review of 64,718 anesthetic patients

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Kuo, Yi-Wei; Lu, I-Cheng; Yang, Hui-Ying; Chiu, Shun-Li; Hsu, Hung-Te; Cheng, Kuang-I;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Journal of the Chinese Medical Association,volume 79,issue 12,pages678-682 (issn: 1726-4901)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jcma.2016.01.021
  • Subject: preoperative evaluation | R5-920 | quality improvement | Medicine (General) | Medicine(all) | perioperative dental injury (PDI)
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system

Background: Perioperative dental injury (PDI) is a common adverse event associated with anesthesia that can easily lead to medicolegal litigation. A quality improvement program was conducted with the electronic, standardized dental chart to document dentition before ane... View more
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