Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You and Your Team.

Learn More →

Local Anesthesia in Dentistry.

Local Anesthesia in Dentistry. This is a summary of the history, experiment, evolution and results of the different drugs used for the original method of freezing the part to be operated on, including the use of cocain and its substitutes, so universally used at the present time. The author shows that cocain is not a safe agent for local anesthesia, but that novocain and its solution are more to be relied on. Braun has shown that the following principles are necessary for the selection of an anesthetic: 1. The locally anesthetizing effect of the drug must be less toxic than that of cocain. 2. The drug must not cause any tissue lesions. 3. It must be soluble in water, and its solutions must be sterilizable. 4. It must permit combination with suprarenal preparations. The author thinks that "novocain fulfils all of these requirements." He then enters into the discussion of the chemical composition, action http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Local Anesthesia in Dentistry.

JAMA , Volume LIX (7) – Aug 17, 1912

Local Anesthesia in Dentistry.

Abstract


This is a summary of the history, experiment, evolution and results of the different drugs used for the original method of freezing the part to be operated on, including the use of cocain and its substitutes, so universally used at the present time. The author shows that cocain is not a safe agent for local anesthesia, but that novocain and its solution are more to be relied on. Braun has shown that the following principles are necessary for the selection of an anesthetic:
1. The locally...
Loading next page...
 
/lp/american-medical-association/local-anesthesia-in-dentistry-tbx0WFEjQQ
Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1912 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1912.04270080252036
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

This is a summary of the history, experiment, evolution and results of the different drugs used for the original method of freezing the part to be operated on, including the use of cocain and its substitutes, so universally used at the present time. The author shows that cocain is not a safe agent for local anesthesia, but that novocain and its solution are more to be relied on. Braun has shown that the following principles are necessary for the selection of an anesthetic: 1. The locally anesthetizing effect of the drug must be less toxic than that of cocain. 2. The drug must not cause any tissue lesions. 3. It must be soluble in water, and its solutions must be sterilizable. 4. It must permit combination with suprarenal preparations. The author thinks that "novocain fulfils all of these requirements." He then enters into the discussion of the chemical composition, action

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 17, 1912

There are no references for this article.