Program Track: Periodontal-Systemic Relationships
Moderator: Thomas N. Sims
Speaker: Ralph Epstein
This presentation will be a comprehensive review of moderate sedation. Some of the topics to be discussed are pharmacology, patient-oriented monitoring, evaluation and treatment of patients with hypertension, diabetes, coronary artery disease, obesity, obstructive sleep apnea and treatment of the most difficult group of healthy patients: adolescents.
- Evaluate the periodontal patient with medical co-morbidities who requires moderate sedation or deep sedation/general anesthesia.
- Understand how to rescue the patient when the level of sedation is deeper than intended.