Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry / Edition 17

Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry / Edition 17

by Richard L. Wynn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591952964

ISBN-13: 9781591952961

Pub. Date: 07/01/2011

Publisher: Lexi-Comp, Inc.

Specifically compiled and designed for all dental professionals who require quick access to concisely stated drug information pertaining to medications commonly prescribed by dentists and physicians.

Covers over 4500 Medications:

1406 generic drug monographs contain up to 24 key points of information , including Canadian & Mexican Brand Names, Local

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Specifically compiled and designed for all dental professionals who require quick access to concisely stated drug information pertaining to medications commonly prescribed by dentists and physicians.

Covers over 4500 Medications:

1406 generic drug monographs contain up to 24 key points of information , including Canadian & Mexican Brand Names, Local Anesthetic/Vasoconstrictor Precautions, Effects on Dental Treatment, Other Adverse Reactions, Breast Feeding Considerations, Drug Interactions, Usual Dosage, Generic Available, and Selected Readings.

Oral Medicine Section:

Part I addresses issues dealing with medically compromised patients such as rheumatoid arthritis; osteoarthritis; cardiovascular, respiratory, nonviral infectious, and systemic viral diseases; HIV patients, and preprocedural guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis for dental patients.

Part II deals with dental management and therapeutic considerations in patients with specific oral conditions including managing the patient with acute or chronic pain including TMD, managing the patient with oral bacterial or fungal infections, current therapeutics in periodontal patients, managing the patient receiving chemotherapy or radiation for the treatment of cancer, managing the anxious patient, managing dental office emergencies, and treatment of common oral lesions.

Appendix:
This valuable and extensive appendix contains information which includes Abbreviations and Measurements, Calcium Channel Blockers & Gingival Hyperplasia, Cancer Chemotherapy, Comparative Drug Charts, Dental Drug Interactions, Infectious Disease Information, Over-the-Counter Dental Products, Vasoconstrictor Interactions with Antidepressants, and a collection of tables and charts which encompasses a spectrum of information beneficial in patient care.

Therapeutic Category Index:
This index provides a useful listing of drugs by their unique therapeutic classification.

Alphabetical Index:
Provides a quick reference for generic, American/Canadian/Mexican brand names, and major headings from the chapters.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591952961
Publisher:
Lexi-Comp, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2011
Pages:
2232
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.30(d)

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