9780323065580

Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist

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  • ISBN13:

    9780323065580

  • ISBN10:

    0323065589

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/27/2010
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science

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Summary

Easy to read and easy to follow, Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, 6th Edition provides an understanding of the basic principles of pharmacology. It covers the most common drugs that you will encounter in clinical practice -the drugs a patient may already be taking and the drugs prescribed by the dentist.

A logical and consistent organization makes it easy to look up drug group indications, pharmacokinetics, pharmacologic effects, adverse reactions, drug interactions, and dosages. Ensure patient safety with this essential reference!

-Drug interactions are emphasized, with explanations of why specific drugs may or may not be appropriate for use in a dental treatment plan.

-Note boxes highlight important concepts, indications, contraindications, memory tools, warnings, and more.

-Chapter review questions help you assess your understanding.

Informative appendixes make it easy to look up need-to-know information.

-A new Hygiene-Related Oral Disorders chapter summarizes prevention and treatment of dental caries, gingivitis, and tooth hypersensitivity.

-A new Natural/Herbal Products and Dietary Supplements chapter relates this fast-growing area to dental hygiene.

-New Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes show how principles of pharmacology apply specifically to dental hygienists.

-Additional illustrations and tables simplify difficult concepts, including topics such as receptors and metabolism.

-A new full-color insert illustrates examples of many common oral pathological conditions.

Table of Contents

General Principles
Information, Sources, Regulatory Agencies, Drug Legislation, and Prescription Writing
Drug Action and Handling
Adverse Reactions
Drugs Used in Dentistry
Autonomic Drugs
Nonopioid (Nonnarcotic) Analgesics
Opioid (Narcotic) Analgesics and Antagonists
Antiinfective Agents
Antifungal and Antiviral Agents
Local Anesthetics
General Anesthetics
Antianxiety Agents
Vitamins and Minerals
Oral Conditions and Their Treatment
Hygiene-Related Oral Disorders NEW!
Drugs That May Alter Dental Treatment
Cardiovascular Drugs
Anticonvulsants
Psychotherapeutic Agents
Autocoids and Antihistamines
Adrenocorticosteroids
Other Hormones
Antineoplastic Drugs
Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Drugs
Special Situations
Emergency Drugs
Pregnancy and Breast Feeding
Drug Abuse
Natural/Herbal Products and Dietary Supplements NEW!
Appendixes
Top 200 Drugs
Medical Acronyms
Medical Terminology
What If.
Oral Manifestations: Xerostomia and Taste Changes
Children's Dose Calculations
Glossary
Drug Index
Index
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Perfect May 18, 2011
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This practical text provides an understanding of the basic principles of pharmacology. Easy to read and easy to follow, Additional illustrations and tables simplify difficult concepts, including topics such as receptors and metabolism. A new full-color insert illustrates examples of many common oral pathological conditions. Highly rexommended.
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