Emergency Drugs and Equipment in Primary Dental Care

The Scottish Government

The National Dental Advisory Committee (NDAC) publication Emergency Dental Drugs (NHS MEL (1999)) 22 identified a list of drugs and equipment which should be available to manage medical emergencies within the dental setting. It also highlighted the need for dentists to carry a full emergency drugs kit (including portable oxygen supply and suction) for all domiciliary visits.

Following  changes in practice and guidance, the National Dental Advisory Committee (NDAC) commissioned a short life working group to update the 1999 publication Emergency Dental Drugs.

The document can be downloaded here

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