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ISBN: 9780323168304
Page Count: 960
Imprint: Mosby
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Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

by John A. Yagiela, DDS, PhD, Frank J. Dowd, DDS, PhD, Bart Johnson, DDS, MS, Angelo Mariotti, DDS, PhD and Enid A. Neidle, PhD
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cover image - Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323168304
Page Count: 960
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $124.00
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Use your knowledge of pharmacology to enhance oral care! Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry, 6th Edition describes how to evaluate a patient’s health and optimize dental treatment by factoring in the drugs they take. It explores the basic fundamentals of pharmacology, special topics such as pain control, fear and anxiety, and oral complications of cancer therapy, and most importantly, the actions of specific drug groups on the human body. Whether you’re concerned about the drugs a patient is already taking or the drugs you prescribe for treatment, this book helps you reduce risk and provide effective dental care.

    • An emphasis on the dental applications of pharmacology relates drugs to dental considerations in clinical practice.
    • Dental aspects of many drug classes are expanded to include antibiotics, analgesics, and anesthetics.
    • The Alternative Medicine in Dentistry chapter discusses chemicals used as alternative medicines and assesses their potential benefits and risks.
    • The Nonopioid Analgesics chapter groups together non-opioid analgesics, nonsterioidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and antirheumatic and antigout drugs, making these easier to locate and study.
    • Coverage of the endocrine system includes four separate chapters for the most comprehensive coverage.
    • Drug Interactions in Clinical Dentistry appendix lists potential interactions between drugs a patient is taking for nondental conditions and drugs that may be used or prescribed during dental treatment, including effects and recommendations.
    • Glossary of Abbreviations appendix includes the most common abbreviations used for drugs or conditions.
    • New Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics chapter covers the effects of genetic traits of patients on their responses to drugs.
    • A NEW introductory section offers tips for the study of dental pharmacology and relates pharmacology to dental considerations.
    • An updated discussion of drug-drug interactions covers the harmful effects of mixing medications.
    • Coverage of adverse effects and mechanisms of COX-2 inhibitors, antibiotic prophylaxis, and antiplaque agents explains the dental risks relating to common drug treatments.
  • Part I Principles of Pharmacology

    1. Pharmacodynamics: Mechanisms of Drug Action

    2. Pharmacokinetics: The Absorption, Distribution, and Fate of Drugs

    3. Pharmacotherapeutics: The Clinical Use of Drugs

    4. Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics NEW!

    Part II Pharmacology of Specific Drug Groups

    5. Introduction to Autonomic Nervous System Drugs

    6. Adrenergic Agonists

    7. Adrenergic Blocking Drugs

    8. Cholinergic Drugs

    9. Antimuscarinic Drugs

    10. Drugs Affecting Nicotinic Receptors

    11. Introduction to Central Nervous System Drugs

    12. Psychopharmacology: Antipsychotic and Antidepressant Drugs

    13. Sedative-Hypnotics, Antianxiety Drugs, and Centrally Acting Muscle Relaxants

    14. Anticonvulsants

    15. Antiparkinson Drugs

    16. Local Anesthetics

    17. Principles of General Anesthesia

    18. Agents Used in General Anesthesia, Deep Sedation and Conscious Sedation

    19. Introduction to Antinociceptive Drugs

    20. Opioid Analgesics and Antagonists

    21. Nonopioid Analgesics, Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs, and Antirheumatic

    and Antigout Drugs

    22. Histamine and Histamine Antagonists

    23. Drugs Affecting Serotonin, Antimigraine Drugs, and Drugs for Other Pain


    24. Antiarrhythmic Drugs

    25. Cardiac Glycosides and Other Drugs Used in Heart Failure

    26. Antianginal Drugs

    27. Diuretic Drugs

    28. Antihypertensive Drugs

    29. Lipid-Lowering Drugs

    30. Antianemic and Hematopoietic Stimulating Drugs

    31. Procoagulant, Anticoagulant, and Thrombolytic Drugs

    32. Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System

    33. Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract

    34. Pituitary, Thyroid and Parathyroid Pharmacology

    35. Adrenal Corticosteroids

    36 Insulin, Oral Hypoglycemics and Glucagon

    37. Steroid Hormones of Reproduction and Sexual Development

    38. Principles of Antibiotic Therapy

    39. Antibacterial and Antibiotic Drugs

    40. Antifungal and Antiviral Agents

    41. Immunotherapy

    42. Antineoplastic Drugs

    43. Aliphatic Alcohols

    44. Anticaries Agents

    45. Antiplaque/Antigingivitis Agents

    46. Antiseptics and Disinfectants

    Part III Special Subjects in Pharmacology and Therapeutics

    47. Analgesic Use for Effective Pain Control

    48. Management of Fear and Anxiety

    49. Antibiotic Prophylaxis

    50. Oral Complications of Cancer Therapy

    51. Drugs of Abuse

    52. Toxicology

    53. Geriatric Pharmacology

    54. Drugs for Medical Emergencies

    55. Prescription Writing and Drug Regulations

    56. Alternative Medicine in Dentistry

    Appendix I Drug Interactions in Clinical Dentistry

    Appendix II Glossary of Abbreviations

  • John A. Yagiela, DDS, PhD, Professor and Chair, Division of Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences, School of Dentistry, Professor of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, Frank J. Dowd, DDS, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology; Professor, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, Bart Johnson, DDS, MS, Director, General Practice Residency Program, Swedish Medical Center; Private Practice, Seattle Special Dentistry, Seattle, WA, Angelo Mariotti, DDS, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH and Enid A. Neidle, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Pharmacology, New York University, New York, NY; Former Assistant Executive Director, Scientific Affairs, American Dental Association, Chicago, IL
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