Nitrous Oxide

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dunks406
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20113
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Nitrous Oxide
Updated:
2010-05-20 21:27:33
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Nitrous Oxide
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  1. Class
    General Anesthetic
  2. Pharmacology and Action
    Nitrous Oxide is a self-administered analgesic gas compound of 50% oxygen and 50% nirtous oxide. Its effects last only 2-5 minuets after administration ceases.
  3. Indications
    • Musculoskeletal
    • Burns
    • Severe Anxiety
    • Ischemic chest pain
  4. Contraindications
    • ALOC
    • COPD
    • Pneumothorax
    • Bowel Obstruction
  5. Precautions and Side Effects
    • Dizziness
    • ALOC
    • Hallucinations
    • N/V
  6. Dosage (Adult and Pedi)
    Self administrated inhalation until pain is relieved or patient drops the mask.

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