• IV access in dental practice.

      Fitzpatrick, J J; Stassen, L F A; Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dublin Dental Hospital, Dublin 2. (Irish Dental Association, 2009-04)
      Intravenous (IV) access is a valuable skill for dental practitioners in emergency situations and in IV sedation. However, many people feel some apprehension about performing this procedure. This article explains the basic principles behind IV access, and the relevant anatomy and physiology, as well as giving a step-by-step guide to placing an IV cannula.
    • IV access in dental practice.

      Fitzpatrick, J J; Stassen, L F A; Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dublin Dental Hospital, Dublin 2. (2009-04)
      Intravenous (IV) access is a valuable skill for dental practitioners in emergency situations and in IV sedation. However, many people feel some apprehension about performing this procedure. This article explains the basic principles behind IV access, and the relevant anatomy and physiology, as well as giving a step-by-step guide to placing an IV cannula.