niamh boyle | oral surgery | implant dentistry
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POST OPERATIVE ADVICE FOR THE PATIENT WHO HAS HAD SEDATION
IMPORTANT

Following your treatment under sedation you will be discharged home under the care of your escort.
You should rest at home and reduce your activity for the next 24 hours.You are likely to feel drowsy and forgetful for the rest of the day as the effect of the sedation takes time to wear off.

PLEASE ADHERE STRICTLY TO THE FOLLOWING
You MUST NOT

  • drive or operate any machinery for 24 hours following sedation.

  • drink alcohol

  • return to work or make any important decisions for 24 hours after sedation.

  • You should take any medicines you have been prescribed at the usual times.

If you have any concerns or problems please do not hesitate to call us on: 071 9150820 or 0876654074(OUTSIDE HOURS)

You MUST have someone to drive you home and cannot drive for 24 hours following the procedure. The effect of the sedation can take up to 24 hours to wear off.
It is essential that you follow the post-operative instructions carefully after having intravenous sedation.