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.
|Edition description:||2nd ed|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
Table of Contents
Section I: General Principles Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Drug action and handling Chapter 3 Adverse reactions Chapter 4 Prescription writing Section II: Drugs Used in Dentistry Chapter 5 Autonomic drugs Chapter 6 Nonopioid analgesics Chapter 7 Opioid analgesics and antagonists Chapter 8 Antiagents Chapter 9 Antifungal and antiviral agents Chapter 10 Local anesthetics Chapter 11 Antianxiety agents Chapter 12 General anesthetics Chapter 13 Vitamins and minerals Chapter 14 Oral conditions and their treatment Section III: Drugs That May Alter Dental Treatment Chapter 15 Cardiovascular drugs Chapter 16 Anticonvulsants Chapter 17 Psychotherapeutic agents Chapter 18 Autocoids and antihistamines Chapter 19 Adrenocorticosteroids Chapter 20 Other hormones Chapter 21 Antineoplastic drugs Chapter 22 Respiratory and gastrointestinal drugs Section IV: Special Situations Chapter 23 Emergency drugs Chapter 24 Pregnancy and breast-feeding Chapter 25 Drug interactions Chapter 26 Drug abuse
Appendixes Appendix A Top 200 Drugs of 1998
Appendix B The Latest Drugs on the Market Appendix C Common Dental Drug Prescriptions Appendix D Medical Acronyms Appendix E Common Medical Terminology Appendix F Internet Searches Appendix G What if...?
Appendix H Oral Manifestations Appendix I Altered Pharmacokinetics Appendix J Natural/Herbal Remedies Appendix K Glossary