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Practical Conscious Sedation, Second Edition

Practical Conscious Sedation, Second Edition

Edited by: David Craig, Carole Boyle

Date of publication: April 2017


Control of anxiety and pain is fundamental to the practice of dentistry. This book provides the necessary knowledge, guidance and encouragement for the safe and effective use of conscious sedation. Basic sedation techniques (intravenous midazolam and inhaled nitrous oxide and oxygen) are described in detail: alternative techniques which may be appropriate in special circumstances are outlined. Practical Conscious Sedation is a succinct, authoritative and easy to read text suitable for dental and medical practitioners, qualified dental nurses, undergraduate and postgraduate dental students.

ISBN: 978-1-78698-005-2


Chapter 01. Historical Development of Conscious Sedation
Chapter 02. Basic Physiology and Anatomy: A Whistle-stop Tour
Chapter 03. Pharmacology
Chapter 04. Initial Assessment and Treatment Planning
Chapter 05. Equipment for Conscious Sedation
Chapter 06. Clinical Techniques
Chapter 07. Complications: Avoidance and Management
Chapter 08. Sedation in Special Circumstances
Chapter 09. General Anaesthesia
Chapter 10. Standards of Good Practice and Medicolegal Considerations

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