Basic Principles of Pharmacology with Dental Hygiene Applications

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Basic Principles of Pharmacology with Dental Hygiene Applications presents up-to-date pharmacological principles and identifies applications of these principles in day-to-day dental hygiene practice. The text coordinates principles of pharmacology with pathophysiology and identifies applications to the oral health treatment plan and treatment record information. Coverage includes subjects not found in other pharmacology textbooks for dental hygiene students: adverse drug effects, drugs used by the dental hygienist, sources to help patients or personnel seek treatment for substance abuse problems, and herbal supplements. Each chapter includes case studies, self-study questions, end-of-chapter dental hygiene application summaries, and clinical application exercises.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781765367
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 328
  • Sales rank: 837,580
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1. General Principles of Pharmacology

  • Chapter 1. Introduction to Pharmacology: Role of Dental Hygienist, Regulations and Sources of Information
  • Chapter 2. General Principles of Pharmacology
  • Chapter 3. Principles of Prescription Writing and other Pharmacotherapeutic Considerations
  • Chapter 4. Autonomic Pharmacology
  • Chapter 5. Adverse Drug Effects
  • Part 2. Drugs Used in the Provision of Oral Healthcare

  • Chapter 6. Local Anesthetics: Topical and Injectable
  • Chapter 7. Topical Agents: Anticaries, Antigingivitis, and Desensitizing Agents
  • Chapter 8. Nonopioid and Opioid Analgesics
  • Chapter 9. Antibacterial Drugs
  • Chapter 10. Antifungal and Antiviral Drugs
  • Chapter 11. Conscious Sedation and General Anesthesia
  • Chapter 12. Drugs for Medical Emergencies
  • Part 3. Drugs used to control Systemic Disorders

  • Chapter 13. Pharmacologic Management of Selected Oral Conditions
  • Chapter 14. Drugs of the Endocrine System and Metabolic Agents
  • Chapter 15. Gastrointestinal System Drugs
  • Chapter 16. Respiratory System Drugs
  • Chapter 17. Cardiovascular System Drugs
  • Chapter 18. Clinical Implications for Central Nervous System Drugs
  • Chapter 19. Anticonvulsant Drugs
  • Part 4. Drugs Used by Special Populations

  • Chapter 20. Herbal and Dietary Supplements
  • Chapter 21. Women's Issues: Pregnancy, Lactation, Menopause and Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 22. Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Chapter 23. Substance Abuse
  • Chapter 24. Joint Arthropathies and Gout
  • Appendix Answers to Clinical Application Exercises



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