For courses in Oral Pharmacology and Dental Hygiene.
Oral Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive review of the principles of pharmacology and their application to dental hygiene practice. This practical textbook covers many oral manifestations of drugs of which the dental hygiene student should be aware. Quick drug guides, fun facts, and unique rapid dental hints in each chapter help students understand different pharmacologic principles while reinforcing key information. Case studies extensively review the medical conditions, potential drug interactions, and dental management of drug interactions.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology
2. Fundamentals of Drug Action
3. Autonomic Drug
4. Local Anaesthetics
5. Sedation and General Anaesthetics
6. Drugs for Pain Control
7. Anti-infective Agents
8. Antiviral and Antifungal Agents
9. Antineoplastic and Immunosuppressant Drugs
11. Cardiovascular Drugs
12. Gastrointestinal Drugs
13. Respiratory Drugs
14. Neurologic Drugs
15. Psychotropic Drugs
16. Endocrine and Hormonal Drugs
17. Herbal and Natural Remedies
A. Pregnancy and Breast Feeding
B. Quick Drug Reference
C. Drug Interactions in Dentistry
Answers and Explanations to Case Studies
Answers to Board Review Questions
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Oral Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition
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$39.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-259613-8