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February 4, 2020 Feature AnaesthesiaDental PharmacologyOral HealthPharmacology

Reviewing Contraindications to Nitrous Oxide

by Derek Decloux, BSc, DMD, MSc (Dental Anesthesiology), Dip ADBA

All practitioners who deliver nitrous oxide to their patients should be intimately familiar with the relative and absolute contraindications to its administration. Relative Contraindications Nasal obstruction: Nitrous oxide sedation can proceed if despite some degree of nasal obstruction, the patient

June 28, 2017 News NewsPractice Operations

Nitrous Oxide Leaks Too Common in Dental Practices

by Safety + Health Magazine

Although most dental professionals use a scavenging system to prevent nitrous oxide gas from escaping during a dental procedure, adherence to other recommended practices – such as checking equipment for leaks – is lacking, according to a new study from

September 6, 2016 News Dental OfficeNewsPractice Operations

A Lesson Learned in Office Safety and Nitrous Oxide

by Mohit Priyadarshi, Inquisitr

An elderly Ohio man shot himself at the dentist’s office after mistaking a pistol for his phone while under the influence of nitrous oxide, according to ABC affiliate WKRN-TV. James White, a 72-year-old man living in Clark County, Ohio, went

August 7, 2011 News Anaesthesia

History of nitrous oxide

by ken

Takes a minute to get to the heart of the subject matter, but well worth the wait……. Related articles Nitrous oxide and childbirth: Why laughing gas could be coming to a maternity ward near you. (slate.com) Check the ancillary animations