If you are a RDH, please provide dentist's name you are employed by (If you are a dentist, please write "none")
When giving pre or post op prescriptions:
---Check the patient record for past and present medicationsReview possible allergies with the patient.Written prescriptions should match the written record.All of the above
Communication can improve risks of error in which of the following?
---Treatment of the elderlyTreatment by other dentistsStaffAll of the above
Which would be considered an improper statement in a dental advertisement?
---Fees and procedure codesPromise of a perfect smileListing of the services provided in the officeBoth the dentist and practice names
For how many years must patient records be maintained?
---The life of the practice4 years7 years20 years
What is the major cause of medical errors in the dental practice?
---FeesRecord keepingIncompetenceInsurance coverage of patientOffice decorum
In which cases should written informed consent always be obtained?
---FillingsProphylaxisSurgery, implant reconstruction or unusual servicesDental X-rays
Which of the following improves patient safety?
---Equipment maintenanceWheelchair accessSafety GlassesRubber DamAll of the above
Most dental cases involving litigation have which common causes?
---CompetenceRecord KeepingHigh feesA & B
Treatment planning should include?
---Thorough examination and chartingDiagnostic quality radiographsNecessary specialty treatmentAll of the above
Which of the following can reduce errors?
---Staff trainingMaterial selection and handlingTriple checksAll of the above