Update on Moderate Sedation - Oral and IV

2 Hours 31 Minutes

Monday Session

Program Track: Periodontal-Systemic Relationships

Moderator: Edwin Ginsberg

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.

Educational Objectives:

  • Evaluate how to evaluate the periodontal patient with medical comorbidities who requires moderate sedation or deep sedation/general anesthesia.
  • Understand how to rescue the patient when the level of sedation is deeper than intended.
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