Fainting, also known as orthostatic hypotension, is one of the most common medical emergencies that can occur in a dental office. It is the sudden loss of consciousness that can happen when a patient stands up too quickly. It is important for every home to be equipped with smoke detectors and a fire extinguisher for safety reasons. Smoke detectors can detect smoke and alert people in the home of a potential fire, while a fire extinguisher can be used to put out small fires before they become larger and more dangerous.
Having these items in the home can help to prevent serious injury or death due to a fire.