Nitrous Oxide, From the Operating Room to the Emergency Department

@article{Huang2016NitrousOF,
  title={Nitrous Oxide, From the Operating Room to the Emergency Department},
  author={Christine Huang and Nathaniel R. Johnson},
  journal={Current Emergency and Hospital Medicine Reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={4},
  pages={11 - 18}
}
Nitrous oxide is a gas inhalation agent that has a long history of administration in procedures requiring analgesia and sedation. Although use may be limited by patient condition, patient comorbidities, and appropriate scavenging equipment, nitrous is a proven and safe tool for use in many health care settings—from the dental office to the operating room to the emergency department. 
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