Sedation - Pageburst Digital Book (Retail Access Card): A Guide to Patient Management / Edition 5

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Combining essential theory with “how-to” technical instruction, this concise guide is the leading reference for basic techniques in sedation and anxiety control in the dental office. The latest guidelines from the ADA and the American Society of Anesthesiologists keep you up-to-date with the latest medical standards. Content on patient management for pediatric, geriatric, physically compromised, and medically compromised patients helps you successfully treat any patient population.

  • In-depth discussions of the pharmacology of commonly used sedative agents allow you to fully understand properties and characteristics of drugs used.
  • Combines all aspects of sedation with essential theory and instruction
  • Boxes and tables highlight key information and make it easy to find important content.
  • Chapter 40-Legal Considerations includes the current liability standards for patient treatment to help you protect yourself and your patients.
  • Chapter 41-The Controversial Development of Anesthesiology in Dentistry focuses on the growing controversies, legal and otherwise, from both without and within the profession.
  • Updated patient management procedures provide the most current guidelines on everything from AHA CPR standards to the safest sedative procedures.
  • Full-color art program shows anatomy and other important concepts in vibrant detail.
  • Photos of the newest sedation and emergency equipment ensure you have the latest information on developments in the field.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323094405
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 7/7/2009
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


1. Pain and Anxiety in Dentistry


2. Introduction to Sedation

3. The Spectrum of Pain and Anxiety Control

4. Physical and Psychological Evaluation

5. Monitoring During Conscious Sedation

6. Nondrug Techniques: Iatrosedation and Hypnosis


7. Oral Sedation

8. Rectal Sedation

9. Sublingual, Transdermal and Intranasal Sedation

10. Intramuscular Sedation


11. Inhalation Sedation: Historical Perspective

12. Pharmacosedation: Rationale

13. Pharmacology, Anatomy, and Physiology

14. Armamentarium

15. Inhalation Sedation: Techniques of Administration

16. Inhalation Sedation: Complications

17. Contemporary Issues Surrounding Nitrous Oxide

18. Practical Considerations

19. Teaching Inhalation Sedation: History and Present Guidelines


20. Intravenous Sedation: Historical Perspective

21. Intravenous Conscious Sedation: Rationale

22. Armamentarium

23. Anatomy for Venipuncture

24. Venipuncture Technique

25. Pharmacology

26. Intravenous Sedation: Techniques of Administration

27. Intravenous Sedation: Complications

28. Practical Considerations

29. Guidelines for Teaching


30. Fundamentals of General Anesthesia

31. Armamentarium, Drugs, and Techniques


32. Preparation for Emergencies

33. Emergency Drugs and Equipment

34. Management of Emergencies


35. The Pediatric Patient

36. The Geriatric Patient

37. The Medically Compromised Patient

38. The Physically Compromised Patient

39. Neurologic Illnesses and Other Conditions

40. Medicolegal Considerations - NEW!

41. The Controversial Development of Anesthesiology in Dentistry - NEW!


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