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Outline for identifying and correcting any risks associated with Dental Nitrous Oxide Sedation

Outline for identifying and correcting any risks associated with Dental Nitrous Oxide Sedation provision to allow provision of a Risk Assessment To allow compliance with NIA-2017-001 Identify in how many surgeries Inhalation Sedation is used within the facility. Identify and name the equipment used i.e. type of flowmeter and whether supplied by medical gas piped […]

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Explanatory Overview of Dental Nitrous Oxide Scavenger Breathing Systems

The current recommended U.K COSSH exposure levels for nitrous oxide are 100 ppm (parts per million) over an 8-hour TWA (Time Weighted Average). Suggested methods for complying with this exposure level are: ⦁ Use of an efficient Active Scavenger Breathing System (Definition: scavenging at the nasal mask; air flow rate 40 – 45 L/min) ⦁ […]

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This Guide describes Training for Inhalation Sedation

This Guide describes training for Inhalation Sedation   DN Guide Training Requirements for Inhalation Sedation  PDF

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GUIDE TO Inhalation Sedation Safety

Inhalation sedation is safe, but dental care staff should avoid long-term exposure to nitrous oxide and know how to minimise its levels in the surgery   guide-to-inhalation-sedation-safety PDF

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Guide to Inhalation Sedation Equipment

This guide describes the use of inhalation sedation equipment, looking at three core elements: Inhalation sedation flowmeters, dental scavenging, and medical gases   guide-to-inhalation-sedation-equipment PDF

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DN Guide To Inhalation Sedation and Health

This edition of the popular Guide To series is intended as a ‘follow on’ to the previous edition Guide to inhalation safety, and discusses the effects of nitrous oxide on pregnancy   dn-guide-to_inhalation-sedation-and-health View PDF

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Proper Attachment of Gas Cylinders to E-stands

  Proper Attachment of E size Gas Cylinders to E size cylinders stands yoke   PDF Download : proper-attachment-of-gas-cylinders-to-e-stands   Caution: When removing cylinders, always be sure valves are closed tightly. 1. Loosen the Tee Handle (Fig. 1.1) until point is even with the inside of the Swivel Arm. Push Tee Handle inwards to flip […]

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Infection Control Guide to Care of Inhalation Sedation

INFECTION CONTROL GUIDE TO CARE OF INHALATION SEDATION FLOWMETERS AND SCAVENGER BREATHING SYSTEM COMPONENTS Infection Control procedures for use and care of this type of equipment are frequently misunderstood and the intention of this article is to guide and assist with provision of a suitable Infection Control Protocol. Section 1. Inhalation Sedation Flowmeters As defined in […]

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Guide to Scavenging of Nitrous Oxide

This guide looks at dental nitrous oxide scavenging, why it is required, the rules and regulations governing the process, and how to manage it correctly and safely. Click here to download the document in PDF format

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Guide to Latex allergy

This guide looks at the causes, diagnosis and management of latex allergy in the dental setting, focussing on miminising latex allergy via inhalation sedation equipment. Click here to download the document in PDF format

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