Thursday, January 03, 2013

Accidents Happen-Woman ends up with part of a dentist's drill in her LUNG after swallowing it during surgery

Dentists need to be constantly be aware of the danger of a patient aspirating something during a dental procedure. The standard of care here was followed and the patient did not swallow the drill head it was aspirated. Never take a chance send the patient to the ER or at the minimum and chest x-ray is in order.

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