Sedation of the Pediatric Patient
The use of sedation and general anesthesia may make the treatment of children who cannot tolerate dental care possible.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define the continuum of sedation and anesthesia.
- Identify the methods used to provide sedation and general anesthesia.
- Discuss the clinical guidelines for administering sedation and anesthesia.
- List the most common agents used to achieve sedation.
This course was published in the March 2016 issue and expires March 31, 2019. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.