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Clinical Sedation in Dentistry

Clinical Sedation in Dentistry

N. M. Girdler, C. Michael Hill, Katherine E. Wilson

ISBN: 978-1-444-31220-1

May 2009

182 pages

$76.99

Description

Clinical Sedation in Dentistry is a comprehensive textbook on the principles and practice of clinical sedation in dentistry, written by experienced educators and internationally renowned researchers in the field.

Chapters cover the following key topics: the aetiology of dental anxiety, patient management techniques, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, patient assessment and selection, inhalation and intravenous sedation, pre-medication and oral sedation, sedation and special care dentistry, complications and emergencies, medico-legal aspects and recent advances.

This textbook is aimed primarily at undergraduate dental students, dental care professionals and postgraduate dentists.

Foreword.

Preface.

1. Aetiology of Dental Anxiety.

2. Scope of Patient Management Techniques


  • Behaviour management
  • Acclimatisation
  • Hypnosis
  • Acupuncture
  • Sedation
  • General anaesthesia
.

3. Relevant Anatomy and Physiology


  • Central Nervous System ( drug action)
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
.

4. Pharmacology of Sedation Drugs


  • Nitrous oxide
  • Benzodiazepines

    • Diazepam
    • Midazolam
    • Temazepam
    • Flumazenil

  • Other intravenous and inhalational agents

  • Propofol

  • Sevoflurane
.

.

5. Patient Assessment and Selection


  • Dental History
  • Medical history
  • Social history
  • Treatment planning
  • Pre and post operative instructions
.

6. Inhalation Sedation


  • Equipment
  • Indications and Contraindications
  • Technique
  • Monitoring
.

7. Intravenous sedation


  • Equipment
  • Indications and Contraindications
  • Technique
  • Monitoring
.

8. Pre-medication and Oral Sedation


  • Pre-medication

    • Principles of pre-medication
    • Indications and contraindication
    • Drugs used for pre-medication

  • Oral sedation

    • Principles of oral sedation
    • Indications and contraindications
    • Oral sedative agents
.

9. Sedation and Special Care Dentistry


  • Defining Special Care Dentistry
  • Patient groups
  • Principles of sedation for special care patients
.

10. Sedation Complications and Emergencies


  • Complications of sedation
  • Sedation related emergencies
  • Medical emergencies
.

11. Medico-Legal Aspects of Sedation


  • Sedation guidelines
  • Consent
  • Clinical governance
.

12. Advances in Conscious Sedation


  • Oral sedation


  • IV sedation in children
  • Propofol sedation
  • Inhalation sedation techniques
.

Appendices & Index

""All the chapters conclude with a short section of references and further reading and there is a six-page index at the end of the book. Throughout the book there are colour photographs, diagrams, tables, graphs, flow charts, specimen letters, leaflets and checklists."" (BDA News, July 2010)