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A comprehensive oral pharmacology book that reviews the principles of pharmacology and their application to dental hygiene practice. Extremely practical, this book discusses many oral manifestations of drugs that the dental hygiene student should be aware of. Quick drug guides in the beginning of each chapter, fun facts, and unique rapid dental hints within each chapter help the reader understand different pharmacologic principles while reinforcing key information. Case studies extensively review the medical conditions, potential drug interactions and dental management of these interactions. Readers will easily be able to apply information learned from the book to everyday dental hygiene practice.An excellent reference guide for Dental Hygienists
Table of Contents
|General Principles of Pharmacology||p. 1|
|Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology||p. 1|
|Prescription Writing||p. 19|
|Fundamentals of Drug Action||p. 31|
|Drug Interactions in Dentistry||p. 56|
|Drugs Used in Dental Practice||p. 68|
|Drugs for Pain Control||p. 68|
|Antimicrobial Drugs||p. 100|
|Antiviral and Antifungal Agents||p. 137|
|Local Anesthetics||p. 153|
|Sedation and General Anesthetics||p. 167|
|Fluorides in Dental Practice||p. 183|
|Management of Common Oral Lesions and Conditions||p. 193|
|Drugs Used by Dental Patients||p. 198|
|Vitamins and Minerals||p. 198|
|Autonomic Drugs||p. 212|
|Cardiovascular Drugs||p. 237|
|Respiratory Drugs||p. 272|
|Gastrointestinal Drugs||p. 295|
|Neurologic Drugs||p. 313|
|Psychotropic Drugs||p. 337|
|Endocrine and Hormonal Drugs||p. 371|
|Infectious Disease Drugs||p. 405|
|Antineoplastic and Immunosuppressant Drugs||p. 420|
|Special Topics||p. 436|
|Bisphosphonates and Oral Health||p. 436|
|Oral Manifestations of Drug Reactions||p. 441|
|Smoking Cessation Products||p. 444|
|Medical Emergency Drugs in the Dental Office||p. 448|
|Controlled Substances||p. 463|
|Pregnancy and Breast Feeding||p. 464|
|Drugs that Cause Photosensitivity||p. 467|
|Quick Drug Reference||p. 468|
|Case Studies||p. 490|
|Answers and Explanations to Case Studies||p. 491|
|Answers to Board Review Questions||p. 495|
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