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Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[18 Credits]
Basic considerations in general anesthesia are presented to introduce the student to theories, techniques and principles for the dental patient. The routine course of patient treatment, beginning with admission to the hospital and pre-operative evaluation, the preparation of the patient for a general anesthetic, the operation and follow-up care will be presented. This course covers most alternative measures of pain control including hypnosis, acupuncture, TENS, newer techniques in local anesthesia and others. This course allows the students to perform cricothyrotomies and I.M. injections on cadavers and also includes a summary of medical emergencies in the dental office. (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)