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Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist. Edition No. 8

  • ID: 4622115
  • Book
  • February 2019
  • 368 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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With a focus on the most commonly used drugs in dentistry, Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, 8th Edition provides you with an in-depth understanding of the pharmacologic principles needed for safe and effective dental treatment and oral health care. It discusses drug properties and mechanisms of action, dosages, intended effects, interactions, and adverse reactions - both for the medications a patient may already be taking and for the drugs prescribed by the dentist. This new edition has been updated throughout to give you a firm foundation in pharmacology in order to assess and educate patients so they can maintain optimal oral health!

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Part I: General Principles 1. Information Sources, Regulatory Agencies, Drug Legislation, and Prescription Writing 2. Drug Action and Handling 3. Adverse Reactions

Part II: Drugs Used in Dentistry 4. Autonomic Drugs 5. Nonopioid (Nonnarcotic) Analgesics 6. Opioid (Narcotic) Analgesics and Antagonists 7. Antiinfective Agents 8. Antifungal and Antiviral Agents 9. Local Anesthetics 10. General Anesthetics 11. Antianxiety Agents

Part III: Drugs That May Alter Dental Treatment 12. Drugs for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 13. Drugs for the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases 14. Drugs for the Treatment of Seizure Disorders 15. Drugs for the Treatment of Central Nervous System Disorders 16. Adrenocorticosteroids 17. Drugs for the Treatment of Respiratory Disorders and Allergic Rhinitis 18. Drugs for the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus 19. Drugs for the Treatment of Other Endocrine Disorders 20. Antineoplastic Drugs

Part IV: Special Situations 21. Emergency Drugs 22. Pregnancy and Breast Feeding 23. Substance Use Disorders 24. Natural/Herbal Products and Dietary Supplements 25. Oral Conditions and Their Treatment 26. Hygiene-Related Oral Disorders

Appendix A: Top 200 Drugs Appendix B: Medical Acronyms Appendix C: Medical Terminology Appendix D: What if. Appendix E: Oral Manifestations: Xerostomia and Taste Changes Appendix F: Children's Dose Calculations

Glossary Drug Index Index

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Haveles, Elena Bablenis Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacology, School of Dental Hygiene, College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA; Instructor, Pharmacy Technician Program, Stratford University, Virginia Beach, VA.
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