Sudden unconsciousness during local anesthesia.

  • R Peter
  • Published 1993 in Anesthesia & pain control in dentistry


This case demonstrates the necessity of adequate emergency management during dental treatment. A 57-year-old man loses consciousness immediately after the injection of a dental local anesthetic. For medical assistance, a neighboring general practitioner is first telephoned without success. After approximately 15 minutes, an ambulance is telephoned, but the… (More)


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