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cover image - Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry,7th Edition
ISBN: 9780323393072
Page Count: 864
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $129.00

Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry, 7th Edition

by Frank J. Dowd, DDS, PhD, Bart Johnson, DDS, MS and Angelo Mariotti, DDS, PhD


cover image - Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry,7th Edition
ISBN: 9780323393072
Page Count: 864
Imprint: Mosby
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Gain a complete understanding of drugs affecting patient care! Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry, 7th Edition describes how to evaluate a patient’s health and optimize dental treatment by factoring in the drugs they take. It explores the basic principles of pharmacology, the ways that drugs affect the body, and the potential for adverse drug interactions. Developed by Frank Dowd, Barton Johnson, and Angelo Mariotti, with chapters from a team of expert contributors, this is the only book written by dental pharmacologists for the dental market. 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.

    • Concise, comprehensive coverage helps you provide safe and effective dental care, exploring the fundamentals of pharmacology and clearly explaining actions of specific drug groups on systems in the human body in addition to covering special topics such as pain control, fear and anxiety, and oral complications of cancer therapy. 
    • An emphasis on the dental applications of pharmacology shows how to evaluate a patient’s health and optimize dental treatment by factoring in any medications the patient may be taking.
    • Practical appendices provide easy access to essential information, summarizing topics such as drug interactions in clinical dentistry, antiseptics and disinfectants, herbs, controlled substances, protein biopharmaceuticals, drugs used to treat glaucoma, and abbreviations.
    • Clinical Rationale for and Significance of Prescription Writing chapter and two appendices on drug prescribing cover both the medications that a patient may already be taking and drugs that a dentist may prescribe for treatment.
    • Nearly 50 expert contributors represent a diverse, authoritative panel of authors from many of the major dental schools.
    • NEW! Reorganized content is more concise, more relevant, and more visual, with a stronger focus on what you need to know for clinical practice. 
    • NEW! Case studies at the beginning of chapters and case discussions at the end help you connect pharmacologic concepts and principles with clinical practice.
    • NEW summary tables and boxes provide quick reference to vital information, and include all-new tables on drug indications and mechanisms. 
    • NEW! Full-color design and illustrations are added to this edition, enhancing realism and visual learning.
    • NEW companion website provides references linked to PubMed.
    • NEW! Bullet points list key information at the beginning of each chapter, highlighting need-to-know concepts.
  • Part 1: 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: Pharmacogenomics
    Part 2: Pharmacology of Specific Drug Groups
    5. Introduction to Autonomic Nervous System Drugs
    6. Cholinergic Agonists and Muscarinic Receptor Antagonists
    7. Drugs Affecting Nicotinic Receptors
    8. Adrenergic Agonists
    9. Adrenergic Antagonists
    10. Psychopharmacology: Antipsychotic and Antidepressant Drugs
    11. Sedative-Hypnotics, Antianxiety Drugs and Centrally Acting Muscle Relaxants
    12. Anticonvulsants
    13. Antiparkinson Drugs
    14. Local Anesthetics
    15. General Anesthesia
    16. Opioid Analgesics and Antagonists
    17. Non-Opioid Analgesics; Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs; Antirheumatic and Antigout Drugs
    18. Histamine and Histamine Antagonists
    19. Antiarrhythmic Drugs
    20. Drugs Used in Heart Failure
    21. Antianginal Drugs
    22. Diuretic Drugs
    23. Antihypertensive Drugs
    24. Lipid-Lowering Drugs
    25. Antianemic and Hematopoietic Stimulating Drugs
    26. Procoagulant, Anticoagulant, and Thrombolytic Drugs
    27. Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System
    28. Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract
    29. Pituitary, Thyroid and Parathyroid Pharmacology
    30. Adrenal Corticosteroids
    31. Insulin, Oral Hypoglycemics, and Glucagon
    32. Steroid Hormones of Reproduction and Sexual Development
    33. Antibiotic Therapy
    34. Antifungal and Antiviral Agents
    35. Immunotherapy
    36. Antineoplastic Drugs
    Part 3: Special Subjects in Pharmacology and Therapeutics
    37. Medications for Management of Chronic, Non-Odontogenic Pain
    38. Management of Fear and Anxiety
    39. Drugs of Abuse
    40. Toxicology
    41. Drugs for Medical Emergencies
    42. Clinical Rationale for and Significance of Prescription Writing
    Appendix 1: Protein Biopharmaceuticals
    Appendix 2: The Use of Herbs and Herbal Dietary Supplements in Dentistry
    Appendix 3: Antiseptics and Disinfectants
    Appendix 4: Drug Interactions in Clinical Dentistry
    Appendix 5: Drugs Used to Treat Glaucoma
    Appendix 6: Prescription Writing
    Appendix 7: Controlled Substances and Drug Schedules
    Appendix 8: Regulations and Drug Prescribing
    Appendix 9: Glossary of Abbreviations
  • 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 and Angelo Mariotti, DDS, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
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