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The first line of treatment in a patient with syncope due to local anesthesia is administration of:

 # The first line of treatment in a patient with syncope due to local anesthesia is administration of:
A. Oxygen
B. Respiratory stimulant
C. Adrenaline
D. Diazepam



The correct answer is A. Oxygen.

Definitive care after syncopal attack:
-Administer O2
- Monitor vital signs
- Perform additional procedures: Administer aromatic ammonia vaporole; Administer “sugar” (e.g., orange juice, non-diet soft drink)
- Administer atropine if bradycardia persists
- Do not panic!

Reference: Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, Malamed, 7th edition Page no: 151

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