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May 28, 2013


May 28, 2013

This bulletin updates you on the 3 component of JCDA Oasis

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Oasis Help
Oasis Discussions

 
 
 

The Cochrane Collaboration recently announced a new publishing agreement with John Wiley and Sons, which makes new Cochrane reviews and protocols available on an open access basis 12 months after publication in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

The Cochrane Oral Health Group is one of 52 review groups around the world belonging to the Cochrane Collaboration—an international not-for-profit health research organization dedicated to helping health care providers, policy makers and patients make well-informed decisions about health care.

 
 
 

Brief: How would you manage a medical emergency in your dental office?

This summary is adapted from the Clinical Info on Medical Emergencies provided by the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA)

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Does your patient need penicillin?

This post is adapted from the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Drug Monograph: Penicillin G/Penicillin V

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Quick Response: What are the guidelines for washing hands?

Dr. Nita Mazurat, representing the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) has provided a quick initial response to this question submitted by a general dentist

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Does Er:YAG laser enhance the result of root planing in patients with periodontal disease?

This systematic review summary is adapted from the American Dental Association's Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry article: Evidence suggests that the Er:YAG laser does not enhance the result of root planing in patients with periodontal disease

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Is there evidence favouring one irrigant over another irrigant in root canal treatments?

This systematic review summary is adapted from an article published in the British Dental Assocation's journal Evidence-Based Dentistry

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What are NSAIDs?

This post is adapted from the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Drug Monograph: Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

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Quick Response: What should I use for washing my hands before gloving?

Dr. Nita Mazurat, representing the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) has provided a quick initial response to this question submitted by a general dentist

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How do I manage a fallen or lost gingival graft?

This Urgent Care Scenario (USC) is presented by the JCDA Oasis Team in collaboration with Dr. Terri Logue. It is also available on Oasis Help.

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Video Procedure: What is a connective tissue graft?

This video procedure is available on the Dental Procedure Education System (DPES) of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto

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Video Presentation: How does resin chemistry and composite formulation affect the photocuring process?

This short video is presented by Dr. Jeff Stansbury. The video discusses how resin chemistry and composite formulation affect the photocuring process

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Quick response: Why do I have to wash my hands, if I am wearing gloves?

Dr. Nita Mazurat, representing the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) has provided a quick initial response to this question submitted by a general dentist

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How do I manage a fractured immature incisor with exposed pulp?

This Urgent Care Scenario is presented by the JCDA Oasis Team in collaboration with Dr. Ladan Mansouri. It is also available on Oasis Help

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What is pericoronitis and how is it treated?

This Urgent Care Scenario is presented by the JCDA Oasis Team in collaboration with Dr. Samer Nuwwareh. It is also available on Oasis Help

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JCDA Oasis: New Value-Added Components for Dentists

CDA officially launched JCDA Oasis, its new Online Advice and Searchable Information System, during the CDA annual general meeting events which took place in Ottawa in April. This latest generation of innovative dialogue and information tools is intended to fill a gap in the existing range of resources available to practitioners. Read more.

 
 
   

CDA Award Winners

CDA presented some its latest awards during ceremonies held in Ottawa in April 2013. Read more.

 
 
   

Plugged In: Disaster Recovery Plans

When I was a student, I remember working late into the night trying to complete a school assignment on my PC, when my computer would suddenly display an error message and shut down. In those days there were no real-time backups. The heart-wrenching feeling of realizing I had just lost all my work and would have to start from scratch still sticks with me. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Get involved with Oasis Help! We invite individuals and groups of general dentists, dental specialists, physicians and pharmacists, to join our project as authors, reviewers, and content and translation advisors. Email us at oasishelp@cda-adc.ca

 
   
 
 

Visit our Oasis Discussions website to submit the most critical questions relating to your everyday practice. Or, call our toll-free line at 1-855-71-OASIS and leave us a question message. We welcome a broad range of questions about diagnosis and treatment, in relation to techniques, materials, instruments, and devices or therapeutic agents. We encourage you to send us your questions as they arise.

Our goal is to have JCDA Expert panellists answer your questions as quickly as possible and share them through our various channels of knowledge translation.

You can help: Please send us the most common restorative emergency scenarios to which you need answers at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca

 
   
 
 

If you find our posts valuable and interesting, please share this knowledge with your friends, colleagues, and professional network and spread the word about the new Oasis Help and Oasis Discussions. At the end of each post, you have the option to share this post with colleagues that are on your LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit and email contact networks.

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