(0) items

Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation

by ;


Pub. Date:
Elsevier Science Health Science div
List Price: $65.95

Rent Textbook


Buy Used Textbook

Usually Ships in 2-3 Business Days


We're Sorry
Not Available

New Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $1.09

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 10/9/2007.
What is included with this book?
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.


More and more dental professionals are finding that N2O/O2 is a reliable and efficient method of relieving pain, fear, and apprehension in patients undergoing surgical procedures and is quickly and easily reversed without unwanted side effects. The third edition of this unique chairside handbook is an invaluable resource for this method of sedation. It provides step-by-step techniques of all the uses of N2O/O2 as a means of pain and anxiety management, and is written at a level that can be easily understood by dental students and professionals of all levels. Step-by-step administration techniques and responses to frequently asked questions provide practical information for everyday use of N2O/O2. Concise, outline format and convenient, portable size make this handbook easy to use in the clinical setting. Current American Society of Anesthesiologists classification system familiarizes you with ASA guidelines for assessing patients with medical risk. Information on current equipment in analgesia delivery shows how each component works so you can see and compare whats new in the field. In-depth discussion of recovery from N2O/O2 helps you better determine when its appropriate to release a patient. Sample forms (sedation record, informed consent, etc.) are provided copy and use them as needed. New icons speed you to important information on indications, considerations, and contraindications for nitrous oxide. The latest information on biohazards provides current guidelines for proper monitoring. Increased content on pediatric sedation enables you to provide specialized care to younger patients. Expanded art program, including integral sections of color-coded equipment, improving your understanding of proper handling and procedures. Additional step-by-step photos highlight the most current techniques and equipment.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedationp. 1
Guidelines for Best Practicep. 3
History and Evolution of N2[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedationp. 6
Pain and Anxiety Managementp. 16
Desirable Characteristics of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedationp. 28
Physical Properties and Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics of N[subscript 2]Op. 33
Manufacturing and Distribution of N[subscript 2]O and O[subscript 2] Gasesp. 40
Economic Benefits Associated with N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Administrationp. 68
Anatomy, Physiology, and Administrationp. 73
Anatomy and Physiology of Respiration and Airway Managementp. 75
N[subscript 2]O and Its Interactions with the Bodyp. 86
Patient Assessmentp. 97
Titration of N[subscript 2]O/O[superscript 2] Gasesp. 113
Signs and Symptoms of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedationp. 117
Technique for N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Administrationp. 123
Recovery from N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedationp. 148
Multidisciplinary Application of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedationp. 155
Clinical Application of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation in Pediatricsp. 168
Issues of Special Considerationp. 181
Potential Biohazards for Health Personnel Associated with Chronic Exposure to N[subscript 2]Op. 183
N[subscript 2]O Abuse Issuesp. 196
Ethical and Legal Considerations Regarding N[subscript 2]O Administrationp. 206
Commonly Asked Questions Regarding N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedationp. 210
Future Trends in N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedationp. 213
Manufacturers and Organizational Resourcesp. 215
Percent of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Administeredp. 220
N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedation Recordp. 222
Informed Consent for N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedationp. 223
Overview of Administration of N[subscript 2]O/O[subscript 2] Sedationp. 224
Indexp. 225
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

Please wait while the item is added to your cart...