Get the Quick Reference Checklist - 
proven to help dental teams deliver the best care during patient emergencies

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Despite the best intentions, well-trained dentists and dental teams often miss known key steps during patient emergencies. This Quick Reference Checklist (QRC) prevents those potentially career-killing mistakes with laminated algorithm cards for 24 critical patient emergencies.
 


A QRC is a resource that contains sets of cognitive aids (e.g., checklists) relevant for a specific patient emergency. The QRC is a clear and accessible reference emergency resource at the point of care – the dental operatory.
 

 

The QRC is modeled on the emergency section of the ‘Flight Manual’ used by pilots and aviation crews to create the safest transportation system in history.

These 24 cognitive aids are the critical resources that help dental teams to remember or apply their relevant patient emergency knowledge appropriately. With this QRC in your operatories, you will…

Stop patient harm

Ensure your patients’ safety by being totally prepared for any office emergency

Protect your career

Avoid a career-killing mistake during an office emergency

Get peace of mind

Never live with the crushing memory of not being prepared during the inevitable moment-of-truth

How the Emergency Manual works
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Equip every operatory with its own copy of the QRC

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Recognize the patient emergency

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Grab the QRC and assign a “Reader”

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Refer to the QRC to ensure key treatment steps are not missed

The QRC is compact, accessible, and loaded with expert medical wisdom, academic research, and practical, simulation-tested protocols

Disclaimer

The material in this QRC is not intended to be a substitute for sound medical knowledge and training. Dental teams using this Manual should use their clinical judgment and decision-making for patient management. Since treatment for the emergencies described in this QRC can have variable presentations, a departure, where medically appropriate, from the information presented here is encouraged.

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Only $129

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Why you need the Quick Reference Checklist (QRC)

  • Simulation studies show that integrating an QRC into the operatory results in better management during patient crises events
     

  • Pilots and nuclear power plant operators use similar cognitive aids for emergencies and rare events
     

  • During a crisis event, the stacks of relevant literature are rarely accessible
     

  • Memory worsens under stress and distractions interrupt our planned actions
     

  • Expertise requires significant repetitive practice, so dental teams are experts in every emergency
     

  • Recent research suggests that using a quick reference checklists improves teamwork, facilitates coordination, decreases stress, and enables delivery of better patient care

“After becoming a dentist, I learned to fly and got my pilot’s license. For several years, I’ve been looking for checklists to use during a patient emergency - just like I have emergency checklists when I’m flying. This Emergency Manual is exactly what I needed. I know how easy it is to forget simple lifesaving skills and protocols during a high stress, high pressure event. This is the simple, easy-to-use low-tech solution to keeping my patients safe!”

- Chris R. (Dallas, TX)

What you Get for $129

  • 24 Medical Emergency laminated algorithms

  • A tool that can be used in each operatory for:

  • Pre-event ‘just in time’ review for at-risk patients

  • Reference during a patient emergency for crisis management

  • Post-event team debriefing

  • A tool that can be used for education, including:

  • Self-review

  • 1:1 or small group teaching

  • Studying for oral exams

  • Simulated emergencies (such as our Mock Medical Emergency Drills Guide) and debriefing sessions

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Dentist Office

Get the QRC, Sedation QRC, and Pediatric QRC all in one bundle!

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Practice Sedation Dentistry?

Get the Sedation Quick Reference Checklist for only $79

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Practice Pediatric Dentistry?

Get the Pediatric Quick Reference Checklist for only $99

Contains 12 emergency medical and sedation-related algorithms specifically designed for pediatric dentistry

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Download one of our free resources

"Dentistry Today" Article about Medical Emergency Readiness Inspections

(Free article in "Dentistry Today" about Sedation Anesthesia Medical Emergency Readiness Inspections)

Sample Mock Emergency  Drill

(See a free sample of one of our mock emergency drills with 13 pages of information and checklists)