Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation / Edition 3

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Overview

Introducing the only chairside reference on N20/02 sedation! Written by respected specialists in the field, this indispensable new resource provides comprehensive coverage of all the principles for use of nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation as a means of pain and anxiety management. Presented in a user-friendly outline format, this handy pocket-sized guide features the most current information on occupational biohazards, state-of-the-art equipment, ethical and legal concerns, and more. Key chapters cover patient assessment, equipment, nitrous oxide interaction with the body, and recovery from N20/02 sedation. A helpful appendix lists equipment manufacturers with addresses, phone/fax numbers, and website addresses.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Louis Graham
This handbook reviews all the necessary information regarding the various areas involved with nitrous oxide sedation. The purpose is to reeducate the reader about nitrous oxide. Such an objective is worthy due to the use of nitrous oxide in dentistry. This objective is met, and the book is casual in style and easy to read. It is written for both practitioners and students. The authors are both very credible on the subject matter. It covers clinical and nonclinical areas; an historical overview; ethical and legal concerns; risks and benefits; and reviews on pain and anxiety, economical considerations, and physical properties. The best feature is style, as it is very easy to read. It is thus easily available to handle a quick question, or review an area regarding the subject. This is a quality, easy to read handbook about nitrous oxide. For both the neophyte or traditional user, this is a text that can be of benefit to the reader.
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Reviewer: Lou Graham, DDS (University of Chicago Medical Center)
Description: This handbook reviews all the necessary information regarding the various areas involved with nitrous oxide sedation.
Purpose: The purpose is to reeducate the reader about nitrous oxide. Such an objective is worthy due to the use of nitrous oxide in dentistry. This objective is met, and the book is casual in style and easy to read.
Audience: It is written for both practitioners and students. The authors are both very credible on the subject matter.
Features: It covers clinical and nonclinical areas; an historical overview; ethical and legal concerns; risks and benefits; and reviews on pain and anxiety, economical considerations, and physical properties. The best feature is style, as it is very easy to read. It is thus easily available to handle a quick question, or review an area regarding the subject.
Assessment: This is a quality, easy to read handbook about nitrous oxide. For both the neophyte or traditional user, this is a text that can be of benefit to the reader.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323048279
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/9/2007
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 863,351
  • Product dimensions: 6.64 (w) x 9.32 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Introduction to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation 1
1 Practice Guidelines 3
2 History and Evolution of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation 6
3 Pain and Anxiety Management 16
4 Comparison of N[subscript 2]/O[subscript 2] Sedation to Other Sedation Methods 28
5 Physical Properties and Pharmacokinetics of N[subscript 2]O 33
6 Manufacturing and Distribution of N[subscript 2]O and O[subscript 2] Gases 41
7 Economic Benefits Associated with N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Administration 70
Pt. II Anatomy, Physiology, and Administration 75
8 Anatomy and Physiology of Respiration and Airway Management 77
9 N[subscript 2]O and its Interaction with the Body 89
10 Patient Assessment 99
11 Titration of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Gases 107
12 Signs and Symptoms of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation 111
13 Technique for N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Administration 118
14 Recovery from N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation 144
15 Multidisciplinary Application of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation 149
16 Clinical Application of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation in Pediatrics 163
Pt. III Issues of Special Consideration 169
17 Potential Biohazards for Health Personnel Associated with Chronic Exposure to N[subscript 2]O 171
18 N[subscript 2]O Abuse Issues 185
19 Ethical and Legal Considerations Regarding N[subscript 2]O Administration 197
20 Commonly Asked Questions Regarding N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation 201
21 Future Trends in N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation 204
App. A Manufacturers and Organizational Resources 207
App. B Percent of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Administered 212
App. C N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation Record 214
App. D Informed Consent for N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation 215
App. E Overview of Administration of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation 216
App. F Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 217
App. G Overview of CDC Hand Hygiene Guidelines 220
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