Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, 8th Edition
With a focus on the most commonly used drugs in dentistry, Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, 8th Edition provides you with an in-depth understanding of the pharmacologic principles needed for safe and effective dental treatment and oral health care. It discusses drug properties and mechanisms of action, dosages, intended effects, interactions, and adverse reactions - both for the medications a patient may already be taking and for the drugs prescribed by the dentist. This new edition has been updated throughout to give you a firm foundation in pharmacology in order to assess and educate patients so they can maintain optimal oral health!
- IMPROVED! Test Bank with cognitive leveling based on Bloom’s Taxonomy mapped to the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) blueprint.
- Comprehensive coverage with a dental focus provides you with an in-depth understanding of the most commonly used drugs, how they work, and how they affect patients’ oral health and dental treatment options.
- Multiple opportunities for classroom and board exam prep offers summaries and review questions at the end of each chapter, helping you to assess your knowledge of the material.
- Key terms are bolded and in color within each chapter and defined in a handy glossary.
- Full-color design engages the reader and includes additional illustrations showing basic principles and internal processes, along with photographs of oral conditions and side effects.
- Separate drug index provides easy look-up of specific drugs and types of drugs.
- Quick-reference appendixes include resources such as the top 200 drugs, medical acronyms, and information on herbal and dietary supplements.
- NEW! Updated drug content throughout, including new side effects and warnings for many commonly seen drugs.
- NEW! Elsevier Animation Collection clips on Evolve includes systemic anatomy and physiology.
Part I: General Principles 1. Information Sources, Regulatory Agencies, Drug Legislation, and Prescription Writing 2. Drug Action and Handling 3. Adverse Reactions
Part II: Drugs Used in Dentistry 4. Autonomic Drugs 5. Nonopioid (Nonnarcotic) Analgesics 6. Opioid (Narcotic) Analgesics and Antagonists 7. Antiinfective Agents 8. Antifungal and Antiviral Agents 9. Local Anesthetics 10. General Anesthetics 11. Antianxiety Agents
Part III: Drugs That May Alter Dental Treatment 12. Drugs for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 13. Drugs for the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases 14. Drugs for the Treatment of Seizure Disorders 15. Drugs for the Treatment of Central Nervous System Disorders 16. Adrenocorticosteroids 17. Drugs for the Treatment of Respiratory Disorders and Allergic Rhinitis 18. Drugs for the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus 19. Drugs for the Treatment of Other Endocrine Disorders 20. Antineoplastic Drugs
Part IV: Special Situations 21. Emergency Drugs 22. Pregnancy and Breast Feeding 23. Substance Use Disorders 24. Natural/Herbal Products and Dietary Supplements 25. Oral Conditions and Their Treatment 26. Hygiene-Related Oral Disorders
Appendix A: Top 200 Drugs Appendix B: Medical Acronyms Appendix C: Medical Terminology Appendix D: What if… Appendix E: Oral Manifestations: Xerostomia and Taste Changes Appendix F: Children’s Dose Calculations
Glossary Drug Index Index
Elena Bablenis Haveles, BS Pharm, Pharm D, Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacology, School of Dental Hygiene, College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA; Instructor, Pharmacy Technician Program, Stratford University, Virginia Beach, VA