Sedation and general anaesthesia are widely used to support the provision of dental care. It is well recognised that patients are becoming increasingly complex with, for example, increasing age, challenging physical disabilities, complex medical conditions and multiple other difficulties. In addition, expectations of what dental treatment can be achieved have increased.
With contributions from a multi-disciplinary field, this conference aims to support clinical care by considering how to assess a patients and provide appropriate and tailored care, incorporating medical and dental assessment and establishing how to best assess an individual’s risk.With contributions from a multidisciplinary field, this conference will support the use of sedation and general anaesthesia in clinical care by establishing how to best assess a patient’s individual risk, incorporate medical and dental assessment, and provide appropriate and tailored care.
It will address the modern challenges of patients with increasingly complex conditions, and the expectations of what can be achieved by dental treatment.
Topics covered include:
Assessing the medically complex patient
Sedation and GA for the bariatric patient
Advanced sedation techniques
Developing an anaesthetic led sedation service
To treat or not to treat: palliation in older people