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Comprehensive Anesthetic Management of the Pediatric Patient - 403

Presenter: Michael Rollert, DDS
  • DDS, University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry, 1995
  • OMFS residency, Medical College of Virginia, 1999
  • Private Practice, Chairman, Assistant Education Courses, ADSA
  • Board of Directors, ADSA
  • Committee Member, AAOMS Committee on Anesthesia
  • Disclosure: Dr. Rollert reports no conflicts of interest

Course Description

Pediatric patients present with many anatomic and physiologic differences that mandate alterations in anesthetic technique. This presentation will focus on office-based pediatric anesthesia, including a discussion of anesthetic agents, complications and monitoring.

Course Objectives

  • List 4 anatomic differences in the pediatric airway vs the adult
  • Explain unique physiologic differences in the pulmonary and cardiovascular system
  • Discuss 3 salient features of pre-anesthetic evaluation for pediatric patients
  • Define the pharmacology of benzodiazepines and ketamine

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