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Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation

This unique chairside handbook is the only product of its kind focused specifically on nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation. Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation, 4th Edition takes a need-to-know approach, featuring a user-friendly outline format that is easy to digest along, with summary tables and boxes, helpful icons, clear illustrations, and step-by-step techniques with photos. Now in full color, this portable text is ideal in educational and clinical settings.

Paperback, 272 Pages

Published: February 2014

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-1-4557-4547-0


  • Part 1 Introduction to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation
    1. Discovery, History, and Evolution of N2O/O2 Sedation
    2. Guidelines for Best Practice
    3. Pain and Anxiety Management
    4. Desirable Characteristics of N2O/O2 Sedation
    5. Physical Properties and Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics of N2O/O2
    6. Manufacturing and Distribution of N2O and O2 Gases
    7. NEW! Delivery of N2O/O2 Sedation
    Part II Anatomy, Physiology, and Administration
    8. Anatomy and Physiology of Respiration and Airway Management
    9. N2O and Its Interactions with the Body
    10. Patient Assessment
    11. Titration of N2O/O2 Gases
    12. Signs and Symptoms of N2O/O2 Sedation
    13. Technique for N2O/O2 Administration and Assessment of Recovery
    14. Multidisciplinary Application of N2O/O2 Sedation
    15. N2O/O2 Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry
    Part III Issues of Special Consideration
    16. Potential Biohazards for Health Personnel Associated with Chronic Exposure to N2O
    17. N2O Abuse Issues
    18. Ethical and Legal Considerations Regarding N2O Administration
    19. Frequently Asked Questions Regarding N2O/O2 Sedation
    20. Future Trends in N2O/O2 Sedation
    A. Safety Data Sheet - Nitrous Oxide
    B. Safety Data Sheet - Oxygen
    C. Blood Pressure Tables and Growth Charts for Boys and Girls
    D. Informed Consent for N2O/O2 Sedation
    E. Percent of N2O/O2 Administered
    F. Administration of N2O/O2 Sedation
    G. N2O/O2 Sedation Record
    H. Administration of N2O/O2 Sedation Clinical Competency Evaluation
    I. Economic Benefits Associated with N2O/O2 Sedation


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