Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation

ISBN-10: 0323048277

ISBN-13: 9780323048279

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

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More and more dental professionals are finding that N2O/O2 is a reliable and efficient method of relieving pain, fear, and apprehension in patients undergoing surgical procedures and is quickly and easily reversed without unwanted side effects. The third edition of this unique chairside handbook is an invaluable resource for this method of sedation. It provides step-by-step techniques of all the uses of N2O/O2 as a means of pain and anxiety management, and is written at a level that can be easily understood by dental students and professionals of all levels. Step-by-step administration techniques and responses to frequently asked questions provide practical information for everyday use of N2O/O2. Concise, outline format and convenient, portable size make this handbook easy to use in the clinical setting. Current American Society of Anesthesiologists classification system familiarizes you with ASA guidelines for assessing patients with medical risk. Information on current equipment in analgesia delivery shows how each component works so you can see and compare whats new in the field. In-depth discussion of recovery from N2O/O2 helps you better determine when its appropriate to release a patient. Sample forms (sedation record, informed consent, etc.) are provided copy and use them as needed. New icons speed you to important information on indications, considerations, and contraindications for nitrous oxide. The latest information on biohazards provides current guidelines for proper monitoring. Increased content on pediatric sedation enables you to provide specialized care to younger patients. Expanded art program, including integral sections of color-coded equipment, improving your understanding of proper handling and procedures. Additional step-by-step photos highlight the most current techniques and equipment.
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List price: $65.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Introduction to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation
Guidelines for Best Practice
History and Evolution of N2[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation
Pain and Anxiety Management
Desirable Characteristics of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation
Physical Properties and Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics of N[subscript 2]O
Manufacturing and Distribution of N[subscript 2]O and O[subscript 2] Gases
Economic Benefits Associated with N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Administration
Anatomy, Physiology, and Administration
Anatomy and Physiology of Respiration and Airway Management
N[subscript 2]O and Its Interactions with the Body
Patient Assessment
Titration of N[subscript 2]O/O[superscript 2] Gases
Signs and Symptoms of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation
Technique for N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Administration
Recovery from N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation
Multidisciplinary Application of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation
Clinical Application of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation in Pediatrics
Issues of Special Consideration
Potential Biohazards for Health Personnel Associated with Chronic Exposure to N[subscript 2]O
N[subscript 2]O Abuse Issues
Ethical and Legal Considerations Regarding N[subscript 2]O Administration
Commonly Asked Questions Regarding N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation
Future Trends in N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation
Manufacturers and Organizational Resources
Percent of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Administered
N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation Record
Informed Consent for N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation
Overview of Administration of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation
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