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CAN ANY DOCTOR ADMINISTER SEDATION?

Training in the field of sedation is imperative and therefore only well trained doctors should […]

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WILL MY MEDICAL AID PAY FOR THE SEDATION PROCEDURE?

Sedation practitioners have a good understanding with most medical aids and they are aware of […]

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WILL I BE ABLE TO DRIVE OR GO TO WORK AFTER THE PROCEDURE?

You should be able to leave the aftercare in 15 to 40 minutes. You should […]

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WILL I FEEL ILL AFTER THE PROCEDURE?

Nausea is very seldom experienced, as one of the drugs used in sedation, has a […]

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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO WAKE UP AFTER THE PROCEDURE?

It depends on the drugs used, the individual response to the drugs and the time […]

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IF I’M “CONSCIOUS” DURING THE PROCEDURE – WILL I FEEL PAIN?

The goal of sedation is to control anxiety and pain during medical procedures. The drugs […]

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SEDATION VERSUS GENERAL ANESTHETIC?

Sedation is the reduction of irritability or agitation by administration of sedative drugs, generally to facilitate a medical […]

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IS SEDATION SAFE?

The simple answer, yes.  Sedation is a safe alternative to General Anesthesia in the trained and […]

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WHAT IS THE EMLA PATCH?

EMLA is a mixture of two local anesthetics, lignocaine and prilocaine. These local anesthetics are […]