Our focus on the task in hand should never obscure the person
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Our focus on the task in hand should never obscure the person

Jane Bates Ophthalmic nurse, Hampshire

Odontophobia is just what it sounds like – a fear of dentists. I am one of odontophobia’s leading lights – put ‘tooth’ and ‘drill’ in the same sentence and I’m off.

Nursing Standard. 32, 22, 33-33. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.22.33.s25

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