Pharmacology for Dental Hygiene Practice / Edition 1

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Overview

This new book offers the dental hygiene practitioner a more clinical approach to pharmacology with a focus on dental concerns. Its case studies and review questions will help the dental hygienist prepare for the National Boards.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Michael E. Gewerth, RDH (University of Chicago Medical Center)
Description: This book highlights the communicative and clinical skills in pharmacology to educate the student in taking a medical history and pertinent information on diseases and medication.
Purpose: It is intended to serve as an educational tool and an informative reference on pharmacology for dental hygiene students and practicing dental hygienists.
Audience: The audience includes students and practicing dental hygienists.
Features: The features include illustrations, classifications of drugs, techniques, and formats for medical history.
Assessment: The book is very informative in both a technical and clinically educational way. The content is relevant to the student's level of education.
Michael F. Gewerth
This book highlights the communicative and clinical skills in pharmacology to educate the student in taking a medical history and pertinent information on diseases and medication. It is intended to serve as an educational tool and an informative reference on pharmacology for dental hygiene students and practicing dental hygienists. The audience includes students and practicing dental hygienists. The features include illustrations, classifications of drugs, techniques, and formats for medical history. The book is very informative in both a technical and clinically educational way. The content is relevant to the student's level of education.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780827366022
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/28/1996
  • Series: Dental Assisting Procedures Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 7.06 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Meet the Author

Elena B. Haveles is a Pharmacy Education Coordinator at the Eastern Virginia Area Health Education Center and a Coordinator at the Eastern Virginia Regional Perinatal Coordinating Counsel-Office of Planning and Program Development. In addition, Ms. Haveles is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the School of Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. She is a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacists, American Pharmaceutical Association, and the Virginia Society of Hospital Pharmacists.

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Table of Contents

Preface. List of Figures. Introduction. General Principles of Pharmacology. Drug Action. Medications Used in Dentistry. Local Anesthetics. General Anesthetics. Antimicrobial Medications. Nonnarcotic (Nonopioid) Analgesics. Narcotic (Opioid) Analgesics. Sedative-Hypnotic Medications. Flourides. Vitamins and Minerals. Oral Conditions and Their Therapies. Medications that Dental Patients are Taking. Treatment of Cardiovascular Disorders. Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders. Treatment of Seizure Disorders. Treatment of Endocrine Disorders. Histamine and H1 -Receptor Antagonist drugs. Antineoplastic Drugs. Infectious Disease Pharmacology. Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disorders. Treatment of Respiratory Disorders. General Topics of Interest. Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office. Substance Abuse. Pregnancy and Lactation. Appendix A. Glossary.

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