Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Dec 20, 2018 - Medical - 368 pages

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!

  • IMPROVED! Test Bank with cognitive leveling based on Bloom’s Taxonomy mapped to the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) blueprint.
  • Comprehensive coverage with a dental focus provides you with an in-depth understanding of the most commonly used drugs, how they work, and how they affect patients’ oral health and dental treatment options.
  • Multiple opportunities for classroom and board exam prep offers summaries and review questions at the end of each chapter, helping you to assess your knowledge of the material.
  • Key terms are bolded and in color within each chapter and defined in a handy glossary.
  • Full-color design engages the reader and includes additional illustrations showing basic principles and internal processes, along with photographs of oral conditions and side effects.
  • Separate drug index provides easy look-up of specific drugs and types of drugs.
  • Quick-reference appendixes include resources such as the top 200 drugs, medical acronyms, and information on herbal and dietary supplements.
  • NEW! Updated drug content throughout, including new side effects and warnings for many commonly seen drugs.
  • NEW! Elsevier Animation Collection clips on Evolve includes systemic anatomy and physiology.
 

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Contents

2 Drug Action and Handling
11
3 Adverse Reactions
24
PART II Drugs Used in Dentistry
30
5 Nonopioid Nonnarcotic Analgesics
45
6 Opioid Narcotic Analgesics and Antagonists
58
7 Antiinfective Agents
68
8 Antifungal and Antiviral Agents
90
9 Local Anesthetics
98
19 Drugs for the Treatment of Other Endocrine Disorders
215
20 Antineoplastic Drugs
225
PART IV Special Situations
233
22 Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
244
Chapter 23 Substance Use Disorders
252
Chapter 24 NaturalHerbal Products and Dietary Supplements
265
25 Oral Conditions and Their Treatment
271
26 HygieneRelated Oral Disorders
282

10 General Anesthetics
112
11 Antianxiety Agents
119
Part III Drugs That May Alter Dental Treatment
130
13 Drugs for the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disorders
158
14 Drugs for the Treatment of Seizure Disorders
165
15 Drugs for the Treatment of Central Nervous System Disorders
174
16 Adrenocorticosteroids
184
17 Drugs for the Treatment of Respiratory Disorders and Allergic Rhinitis
192
18 Drugs for the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus
204
Appendix A Medical Acronyms
292
Appendix B Medical Terminology
295
Appendix C What If
297
Xerostomia and Taste Changes
302
Appendix E Childrens Dose Calculations
305
Glossary
306
Drug Index
315
Index
327
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