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Ize-Iyamu IN

Department of Preventive Dentistry, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria


  • Original Article   
    The Effect of Dental Operative Procedures on Peripheral Oxygen Saturation and Pulse Rate in Children in Benin- City, Nigeria
    Author(s): Ize-Iyamu IN*, Mohammed BI and Ogordi PU

    Background: Pulse oximeters are a non-invasive device useful in standardization of care in medical and dental offices for monitoring respiratory status during operative procedures. A close affiliation exists between the peripheral oxygen saturation (SpO2) and pulse rate which is affected by variables including exercise, traumatic events and operative procedures which may be encountered during standardized dental treatment. Aim: This study was carried out amongst 6-10-year-old children to evaluate the effect of dental operative procedures on peripheral oxygen saturation and pulse rate in Benin-City, Nigeria. Materials and methods: The peripheral oxygen saturation and pulse rate was assessed in 20 children each with a total number of 100 children. They were selected via a convenient sampling method for five .. Read More»

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