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Oral Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, 2nd edition

  • Mea A. Weinberg
  • Cheryl Westphal Theile
  • James Burke Fine

Published by Pearson (January 3rd 2012) - Copyright © 2013

2nd edition

Overview

Oral Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive review of the principles of pharmacology and their application to dental hygiene practice. This practical textbook covers many oral manifestations of drugs of which the dental hygiene student should be aware. Quick drug guides, fun facts, and unique rapid dental hints in each chapter help students understand different pharmacologic principles while reinforcing key information. Case studies extensively review the medical conditions, potential drug interactions, and dental management of drug interactions.

Table of contents

1.      Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology

2.      Fundamentals of Drug Action    

3.      Autonomic Drug

4.      Local Anaesthetics    

5.      Sedation and General Anaesthetics

6.      Drugs for Pain Control

7.      Anti-infective Agents

8.      Antiviral and Antifungal Agents

9.      Antineoplastic and Immunosuppressant Drugs

10.  Fluorides

11.  Cardiovascular Drugs

12.  Gastrointestinal Drugs

13.  Respiratory Drugs

14.  Neurologic Drugs

15.  Psychotropic Drugs

16.  Endocrine and Hormonal Drugs

17. Herbal and Natural Remedies

 

Glossary 

Appendices

    A. Pregnancy and Breast Feeding

    B. Quick Drug Reference

    C. Drug Interactions in Dentistry

Case Studies

Answers and Explanations to Case Studies

Answers to Board Review Questions

Index

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