Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist / Edition 3

Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist / Edition 3

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by Barbara Requa-Clark, Sam V. Holroyd
     
 

Provides up-to-date, accurate information on some of the most important topics for dental hygiene students, including antineoplastic drugs, respiratory and gastrointestinal drugs, hormones, and drugs used to treat common oral entities. The book is organized into four sections that deal with the basic principles of pharmacology, drugs grouped by class, mainteinance

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Provides up-to-date, accurate information on some of the most important topics for dental hygiene students, including antineoplastic drugs, respiratory and gastrointestinal drugs, hormones, and drugs used to treat common oral entities. The book is organized into four sections that deal with the basic principles of pharmacology, drugs grouped by class, mainteinance drugs, emergency drugs and what effects pregnancy and breast feeding have on dental treatment, drug interactions, and drug abuse. Numerous tables and colorful graphics are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815172338
Publisher:
Mosby, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
391
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Sect. 1General Principles1
1Information, Sources, and Regulatory Agencies3
2Drug Action and Handling15
3Adverse Reactions51
4Prescription Writing61
Sect. 2Drugs Used in Dentistry73
5Autonomic Drugs75
6Nonopioid (Nonnarcotic) Analgesics103
7Opioid (Narcotic) Analgesics and Antagonists129
8Antiinfective Agents147
9Antifungal and Antiviral Agents197
10Local Anesthetics213
11Antianxiety Agents237
12General Anesthetics261
13Vitamins and Minerals277
14Oral Conditions and Their Treatment303
Sect. 3Drugs That May Alter Dental Treatment319
15Cardiovascular Drugs321
16Anticonvulsants365
17Psychotherapeutic Agents379
18Autacoids and Antihistamines395
19Adrenocorticosteroids407
20Other Hormones419
21Antineoplastic Drugs445
22Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Drugs455
Sect. 4Special Situations473
23Emergency Drugs475
24Pregnancy and Breast Feeding487
25Drug Interactions499
26Drug Abuse511
Appendixes531
App. ATop 200 Drugs533
App. BThe Latest Drugs on the Market541
App. CCommonly Prescribed Dental Drugs545
App. DMedical Acronyms557
App. EMedical Terminology561
App. FInternet Searches563
App. GWhat If ...?567
App. HOral Manifestations - Xerostomia and Taste Changes575
App. IAltered Pharmacokinetics579
App. JNatural/Herbal Products581
Glossary587

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