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  1. Nitrous oxide sedation was first introduced to dentistry by: 
  1. The technique of titrating multiple drugs to induce sedation was introduced by:
  1. The boundaries between different levels of sedation are well demarcated.
  1. When administering drugs for sedation, it is always possible to predict the level of sedation.
  1. Minimal sedation can be achieved with:
  1. All of the following are qualification requirements to provide minimal enteral sedation EXCEPT:
  1. If during sedation, the patient's airways are open with adequate ventilation and responds purposefully to verbal command. Which of the following best describes her level of sedation?
  1. According to the ADA guidelines on educational requirements, a general dentist who completed a weekend course in IV sedation can provide the level of sedation in question 7.
  1. A sedated patient responds only to repeated painful stimulation, his airways may need assistance and ventilation may be impaired. This patient is:
  1. All of the followings are advantages of oral sedation EXCEPT:
  1. Patient escort is optional if oral sedation only is considered.
  1. Benzodiazepines should be avoided in patients with acute narrow-angle glaucoma.
  1. Because of its analgesic properties, nitrous oxide can be an adequate substitute to local anesthetics.
  1. Which of the following techniques allow a relatively rapid increase AND decrease of the level of sedation?
  1. All of the following are true about nitrous oxide EXCEPT:
  1. Which of the following are advantages of intravenous sedation:
  1. Contraindications of intravenous sedation in the general dental office include:
  1. The pre-sedation assessment should include:
  1. According to the ASA physical status classification, a 34-year-old male heavy smoker with no known systemic disease would be considered:
  1. Which of the following ASA physical status would not be good candidate(s) for sedation in the general dentist office?