Received 10.01.2021, reviewed 02.03.2021
DOI: 10.35556/idr-2021-1(94)45-49
The most common complications of local anesthesia in pregnant women in dental practice
Poliakova K.S., Kovalev N.A., Lavrov N.V.
Federal State Budgetary Institution of Higher Professional Education «St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University» of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation
194100, Russia, Saint-Petersburg, Litovskaya St., 2
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The article presents the results of a sociological study to identify the variability and frequency of complications caused by the use of local anesthetic drugs in pregnant women at the stomatological appointment. The study was conducted using a Google Forms application based on dental education sites on social media. 155 dentists of various specialties took part in the survey. According to the data obtained, among the doctors participating in the study, 70.3% faced complications of local anesthesia in pregnant women. The most common complications are from the nervous (n=54) and cardiovascular (n=19) systems. Some of them can be attributed to the manifestations of the psychogenic reaction of patients to the introduction of local anesthetic drugs, and not to the immediate undesirable effects of anesthetics. Taking into account the results obtained and the data of literature sources, recommendations are given to prevent the development of complications in pregnant patients from the introduction of local anesthetics. Recommendations can be useful for dentists and dental students.
Keyword: local anesthesia, complications, pregnancy,dentistry.

For citation: Poliakova K.S., Kovalev N.A., Lavrov N.V. The most common complications of local anesthesia in pregnant women in dental practice. Stomatology for All / Int. Dental Review. 2021, no.1(94): 45-49 (In Russian). doi: 10.35556/idr-2021-1(94)45-49

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