Risks of sedating children

08-Sep-2017 00:34

Consequently, no member of the dental team should ever be left alone with a sedated patient, to prevent false allegations.Despite the several benefits that IV sedation can offer, this method is not used as often as oral or inhalation sedation, mainly due to the limited availability of IV services by dentists, the higher cost, and the need for establishing intravenous access, which are considered as the main disadvantages of IV sedation. The administration of the sedative drug through a vein means that first a needle (and tubing) must be put in the vein.MRI scanners are located in hospitals and radiology centers.During the examination, radio waves manipulate the magnetic position of the atoms of the body, which are picked up by a powerful antenna and sent to a computer.

The main risks and possible side effects of IV dental sedation include: Over-sedation.

It is considered to be a side effect of benzodiazepines used as sedative drugs, although the mechanism is unclear.

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