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(1) All dentists engaged in the practice of dentistry in Montana must submit written reports to the board within seven days of any incident, injury, or death resulting in temporary or permanent physical or mental disability, or death involving the application of minimal sedation, moderate sedation, deep sedation, general anesthesia, or nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation, administered alone or in conjunction with another oral agent, to any dental patient for whom said dentist, or any other dentist, has rendered any dental or medical service. Routine hospitalization to guard against postoperative complications or for patient comfort need not be reported where complications do not, thereafter, result in injury or death, as hereinbefore set forth. The report required by this rule shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:

(a) a description of the dental procedure;

(b) a description of the physical condition of the patient and American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) classification;

(c) a list of drugs and dosages administered and routes of administration;

(d) a detailed description of techniques used in the administration of the drugs utilized;

(e) a description of the adverse occurrences;

(f) a description in detail of symptoms of any complications, including, but not be limited to, onset of problems and symptoms of the patient;

(g) a description of the patient's condition upon termination of any procedure undertaken; and

(h) disposition of patient and subsequent treatment.

History: 37-1-131, 37-4-205, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-4-101, 37-4-511, MCA; NEW, 1985 MAR p. 1994, Eff. 12/27/85; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2003 MAR p. 2435, Eff. 10/31/03; AMD and TRANS, from 24.138.3208, 2011 MAR p. 2629, Eff. 12/9/11.

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