Table 5.

Reported protocol for failure to achieve profound anesthesia

ResponseFrequencyPercentage
Give another carpule of anesthesia, same technique.6670.21%
Change to standard IAN block and give another carpule.22.13%
Change to Akinosi and give another carpule.11.06%
Change to Gow-Gates and give another carpule.1313.83%
Change to different type of local anesthetic.44.26%
Change type of local anesthetic and change technique.11.06%
Other77.45%