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Dental Pain Guidance

Powerpoint File  Dental Pain Guidance 

This slide set is intended for use by qualified clinical staff e.g. Nurse Advisors and Dental Nurse Advisors


It provides basic information on:

  • The use of analgesics in managing pain
  • The dangers of deliberate or accidental overdose with common, simple analgesics
  • Guidance on restarting analgesics after accidental overdose

Further information can be found in the BNF and NHS Evidence.


To see the accompanying notes with the slide set please view using the 'normal' view in PowerPoint.  The final slides (slides 26 onwards) are best viewed in 'slideshow'