With the Covid 19 being a menace and still no sight of improvements. It becomes essential and important regarding what treatment to provide and how safe are you as a dental professional and how well can you protect your patients from cross infections
Dentistry can never be the same. Here are some of the sketchnotes on how you can modify your clinic for Covid World
Model for Treatment Selection
SIMPLE MODEL ON DECIDING WHAT TREATMENT YOU CAN PROVIDE IN COVID MENACE
Based on your Resources and Zones you Practice ..
Scale up level of treatment needed by patient from 0- Elective to 70 (7 if on scale of 1-10) to Emergency 100 (10 on scale of 1-10).
Certain Procedures that are essential and urgent (Your incomplete Treatments) can be put as 5 on a Scale of Need of Treatment.
Plot on Y axis (See Image)
With X Axis as AEROSOL and NON AEROSOL
BASED ON GRAPHIC CHART YOU CAN DECIDE ON WHAT TREATMENT YOU CAN DELIVER
FOR AEROSOL: AVOID RX as far as possible in current scenario , PPE – MANDATORY, Air Filter and High Vaccum Suction – Essential !
APPLICATION OF THIS MODEL will help you simplify decisions on what treatments needs can you currently provide based on the zone you are in and level of need of patient