How Much Do You About The Law Of Sedation?

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How Much Do You About The Law Of Sedation? - Quiz

The administration of sedation, local and general anesthesia and is an important part of the dental practice. How much do you know about sedation practices in the US?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    To administer deep sedation a dentist must have:

    • A.

      Advanced educational program accredited by the commission of dental accreditation

    • B.

      Certification in basic life support for healthcare providers

    • C.

      Comprehensive training program in moderate sedation

    • D.

      Advanced cardiac life support certification OR a sedation/anesthesia emergency management course

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Advanced educational program accredited by the commission of dental accreditation
    B. Certification in basic life support for healthcare providers
    D. Advanced cardiac life support certification OR a sedation/anesthesia emergency management course
    Explanation
    In order to administer deep sedation, a dentist must have an advanced educational program accredited by the commission of dental accreditation. This ensures that the dentist has received the necessary training and education in administering sedation safely and effectively. Additionally, they must have certification in basic life support for healthcare providers, which equips them with the skills to handle emergency situations. They also need advanced cardiac life support certification OR a sedation/anesthesia emergency management course to be prepared for any complications that may arise during sedation. Finally, a comprehensive training program in moderate sedation is required to have a thorough understanding of sedation techniques.

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  • 2. 

    Minimal sedation impeds a patient's ability to independently maintain an airway.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Minimal sedation does not impede a patient's ability to independently maintain an airway. Minimal sedation, also known as conscious sedation, is a level of sedation where the patient is able to respond purposefully to verbal commands and maintain their own airway. It does not cause complete loss of consciousness or significant respiratory depression, allowing the patient to maintain their airway on their own. Therefore, the statement that minimal sedation impedes a patient's ability to independently maintain an airway is false.

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  • 3. 

    Maximum recommended dose of a drug is printed on the FDA-approved label for unmonitored home use. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The maximum recommended dose of a drug is printed on the FDA-approved label for unmonitored home use, indicating that it is true. This information is crucial as it helps individuals understand the appropriate dosage and avoid potential harm or overdose. The FDA-approved label serves as a reliable source of information for consumers to ensure safe and effective use of the drug at home.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these are parenteral administration techniques?

    • A.

      Intranasel

    • B.

      Subcutaneous

    • C.

      Enteral

    • D.

      Inhalation

    • E.

      Intravenous

    • F.

      Transdermal

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Intranasel
    B. Subcutaneous
    E. Intravenous
    Explanation
    Parenteral administration techniques are methods of delivering medications or substances directly into the body, bypassing the gastrointestinal tract. Intranasal administration involves delivering medications through the nose, subcutaneous administration involves injecting medications into the fatty tissue just below the skin, and intravenous administration involves injecting medications directly into a vein. Therefore, intranasal, subcutaneous, and intravenous are all parenteral administration techniques.

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  • 5. 

    What is an ASA level VI patient, according to American Society of Anesthesiologists patient physical status classification?

    • A.

      Normal health patient

    • B.

      Patient with severe systemic disease

    • C.

      Moribund patient not expected to survive without operation

    • D.

      Brain-dead patient who's organs are being removed for donor purposes

    Correct Answer
    D. Brain-dead patient who's organs are being removed for donor purposes
    Explanation
    An ASA level VI patient, according to the American Society of Anesthesiologists patient physical status classification, is a brain-dead patient who's organs are being removed for donor purposes. This classification is used to indicate the severity of a patient's medical condition and helps in determining the appropriate anesthesia and perioperative care for the patient.

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  • 6. 

    According to ASA patient physical status classification, which of these are ASA II (patient with mild systemic disease)?

    • A.

      Alcohol abuse

    • B.

      Current smoker

    • C.

      Active hepititus

    • D.

      Obese

    • E.

      Pregnancy

    • F.

      Minimal alcohol use

    • G.

      Well controlled diabetes

    • H.

      Mild lung disease

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Current smoker
    D. Obese
    E. Pregnancy
    G. Well controlled diabetes
  • 7. 

    The minimum fasting period before anesthesia after consuming breast milk is 4 hours.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The minimum fasting period before anesthesia after consuming breast milk is 4 hours. This means that if a person has consumed breast milk, they should wait at least 4 hours before undergoing anesthesia. This is important because having food or drink in the stomach can increase the risk of complications during anesthesia, such as aspiration. By waiting for 4 hours after consuming breast milk, the stomach will have enough time to empty, reducing the risk of complications and ensuring a safer anesthesia procedure.

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  • 8. 

    The minimum time before anesthesia after a heavy meal is 6 hours.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    it is 8 hours

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  • 9. 

    Under which of these states is the patient least responsive?

    • A.

      General anisthesia

    • B.

      Minimal sedation

    • C.

      Moderate sedation

    • D.

      Deep sedation

    Correct Answer
    A. General anisthesia
    Explanation
    General anesthesia is the state in which the patient is least responsive. During general anesthesia, the patient is completely unconscious and unable to respond to any external stimuli. This is achieved through the administration of powerful anesthetic drugs that induce a state of deep sleep and loss of sensation. In contrast, minimal sedation, moderate sedation, and deep sedation are all states in which the patient remains conscious to varying degrees and can respond to stimuli, although their level of consciousness and responsiveness may be altered.

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  • 10. 

    There have always been some legal/ethical issues with sedation. How many states do not have a sedation policy for non-anesthesia nurses?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      14

    Correct Answer
    C. 10
    Explanation
    Alway look for the best doctors with the best credentials before a surgery.

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