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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans
  Feb 24, 2018
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018


[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)