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the use of non-drugs, and provided a serene environment. Effective communication skills, etc, distraction

anxiety abatement

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refers to receiving medication yet remaining awake and responsive

conscious sedation

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state of being without pain

analgesia

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potent opium drugs that are controlled by the RCMP

narcotic

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drugs that can be purchased OTC and some prescription drugs.

nonnarcotic

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device that emits small electrical impulses through the skin to the nerve endings, to block pain signals

transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator

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these drugs reduce anxiety and relax muscles. Usually end with 'pam' suffix

benzodiazepines

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have a tranquilizing or sleep-causing effect. Most end with suffix 'al'

barbiturates

9

constricts blood vessels

vasoconstrictor

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spray, gel, or ointment applied directly to the site to be anesthetized

topical

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inserting/filtering medication into a nerve ending

infiltration

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around a small nerve ending within the tissues, to blood feeling in 2-3 tooth apices

field block

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into a larger nerve trunk to anesthetize a larger area that a field block

nerve block

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directly into the tooth's pulp, anesthesia

intrapulpal

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directly into sulcus ligament, anesthesia

intraligamentory

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pertaining to with the bone

intraosseous

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mechanical device that regulates the amount and flow of anesthetic medication

electronic controlled

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results in loss of consciousness and ability to receive pain

general anesthesia

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aka side effects, abnormal responses to medications

adverse effects

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life-threatening allergic reation

anaphylaxis

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following local anesthesia, internally localized area of clotted blood at the site, causing swelling and bruising

hematoma

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following local anesthesia, contraction of masseter muscle

trismus

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following local anesthesia, abnormal sensation of numbness or pricking

paresthesia

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Soft music is an example of ____
a) anxiety abatement
b) local anesthesia
c) infiltration anesthesia
d) narcotic sedation

a

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General anesthesia causes ____
a) minimal loss of sensation
b) total loss of sensation
c) increased sensation
d) loss of sensation from the neck up

b

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Acetaminophen is an example of ____
a) conscious sedation
b) narcotic sedation
c) a barbiturate
d) a benzodiazepine

a

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Another term for paresthesia is ____
a) dysesthesia
b) anesthesia
c) leukesthesia
d) tachyesthesia

a

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Anaphylaxis ____
a) wears off with the anesthetic
b) is administered by nerve block
c) can be life threatening
d) is a narcotic analgesic

c

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General anesthesia is usually administered ____
a) IV or IH
b) PO or SC
c) IM or ID
d) SL or PO

a

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The medication injected into the lower jaw is ____
a) intraosseous
b) supraosseous
c) maxillary
d) mandibuloid

a