Dr. Brian Kumer DDS
Consent for I.V. Conscious Sedation
This form is provided to inform you of the choices and risks involved in having I.V Conscious Sedation.
The most frequent side effects of any intravenous sedatives are drowsiness, nausea and phlebitis.Most patients remain drowsy or sleepy following their surgery for the remainder of the day.As a result, coordination and judgement will be impaired.It is crucial that adults refrain from activities such as driving, and children remain in the presence of a responsible adult.Phlebitis is a raised, tender, hardened, inflammatory response at the intravenous site.The inflammation usually resolves with the application of a warm towel and anti-inflammatory medication; however, tenderness and a hard lump may be present up to a year.
I have been informed and understand that occasionally there are complications of the drugs IV Sedation including but not limited to: pain, hematoma, numbness, infection, swelling, bleeding, discolouration, nausea, vomiting, allergic reaction, skin rash, respiratory depression/arrests, seizures, hallucinations,I have been made aware the risks associated with local anesthesia and I.V. Conscious Sedation, it must be noted that local anesthesia isappropriate for almost every patient and every procedure.Nerve damage from local anesthesia administration usually resolves, however, this may take over one year to heal.Nerve damage from local anesthesia administration may also be permanent.
I understand that sedation medications, and drugs maybe harmful to the unborn child and may cause birth defects or spontaneous abortion.Recognizing these risks, I accept full responsibility for informing Dr. Brian Kumer of the possibility of being pregnant or a confirmed pregnancy with the understanding that this will necessitate the postponement of the sedation for the same reason, I understand that I must inform Dr. Brian Kumer if I am a nursing mother.
Sedation medications and, drugs, and prescriptions may cause drowsiness that can be increased using alcohol or other drugs.I have been advised not to operate any vehicle or hazardous devise for at least twenty-four hours, or until fully recovered from the effects of the medications, and drugs.I have been advised not to make any major decisions until after full recovery from the sedation.Parents are advised of the necessity of direct parental supervision of their child for twenty-four hours following the sedation.
I have been advised of and completely understand the risks, benefits, and alternatives of local anesthesia and conscious sedation.I accept the possible risks.I acknowledge the receipt of and understand both the preoperative and post-operative sedation instructions.It has been explained to me and I understand that there is no warranty and no guarantee as to any resultI authorize the exchange and sharing of my personal information between the treating doctor’s office and Dr. Brian Kumer.
I consent to the administration of IV Conscious Sedation and other drugs as deemed necessary.I understand and agree to follow the “Patient Instructions” information as previously given to me.I have been explained the proposed treatment as presented to me.I am aware of the options to treatment; the associated risks and I have been given the opportunity to ask questions.I agree to be responsible for any associated fees.
I certify that I fully understand the terms within the above consent.