A comprehensive textbook on the principles and practice of sedation in dentistry
Drawing on the success of Clinical Sedation in Dentistry, this new edition covers all aspects of conscious sedation in dentistry. Written by experienced educators and internationally renowned researchers in the field, Conscious Sedation for Dentistry, Second Edition has been fully updated to include new national guidelines and equipment recommendations, and a companion website featuring self–assessment questions.
Clear, concise, and reader–friendly throughout, chapters cover anxiety management, applied anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, pharmacology of sedation agents, oral and intranasal sedation, inhalation sedation, intravenous sedation, complications and emergencies, sedation and special care dentistry, and medico–legal and ethical considerations.
Conscious Sedation for Dentistry, Second Edition is ideal for undergraduate dental students and dentists undertaking conscious sedation, as well as dental nurses completing post–registration sedation courses.
About the Companion Website vii
1 Spectrum of Anxiety Management 1
2 Applied Anatomy and Physiology 13
3 Patient Assessment 35
4 Pharmacology of Sedation Agents 51
5 Premedication, Oral and Intranasal Sedation 67
6 Principles and Practice of Inhalation Sedation 71
7 Principles and Practice of Intravenous Sedation 91
8 Complications and Emergencies 113
9 Sedation and Special Care Dentistry 133
10 Medico]Legal and Ethical Considerations 141
N. M. Girdler is a Professor of Sedation Dentistry at the School of Dental Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
C. M. Hill is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, UK.
K. E. Wilson is an Associate Clinical Lecturer in Sedation Dentistry at the School of Dental Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.