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Its "Just" Nitrous - 212

Presenter: Robert C. Bosack, DDS
  • DDS, Loyola University,1979
  • OMFS Residency, Cook County Hospital, 1982
  • Board Certification: ABOMS, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
  • Private Practice: 27 years Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois
  • Chair, General Anesthesia Review Courses, ADSA 2004 – 2009
  • Disclosure: Dr. Bosack reports no conflicts of interest

Course Description

The use of nitrous oxide as both a sedative and analgesic is widespread in dentistry. This presentation will focus on the pharmacology of nitrous oxide, with special emphasis on safety, correct usage and contraindications.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the pharmacology of nitrous oxide
  • List 5 relative contraindications to the use of nitrous oxide
  • Discuss techniques to improve scavenging of trace nitrous oxide

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