Complications caused by nitrous oxide in dental sedation

@inproceedings{Chi2018ComplicationsCB,
  title={Complications caused by nitrous oxide in dental sedation},
  author={Seong In Chi},
  booktitle={Journal of dental anesthesia and pain medicine},
  year={2018}
}
The first clinical application of nitrous oxide (N2O) was in 1844, by an American dentist named Horace Wells who used it to control pain during tooth extraction. Since then, N2O has shared a 170-year history with modern dental anesthesia. N2O, an odorless and colorless gas, is very appealing as a sedative owing to its anxiolytic, analgesic, and amnestic properties, rapid onset and recovery, and, in particular, needle-free application. Numerous studies have reported that N2O can be used safely… CONTINUE READING

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