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Dental council aims to cut anaesthetic rate

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 21 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1407
  1. Richard Woodman
  1. London

    A sharp reduction in dental general anaesthesia is expected in Britain after last week's action by the General Dental Council to stop patients being anaesthetised by inadequately trained practitioners or when proper procedures for resuscitation are not in place.

    Whether for cultural reasons or because of the “fee for service” incentive, 350000 dental …

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