Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry

Author: Frank J. Dowd,Bart Johnson,Angelo Mariotti

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323445950

Category: Medical

Page: 864

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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.
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Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry - E-Book

Author: John A. Yagiela,Frank J. Dowd,Bart Johnson,Angelo Mariotti,Enid A. Neidle

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323078249

Category: Medical

Page: 960

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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.
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Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry

Author: John A. Yagiela,Frank J. Dowd,Enid Anne Neidle

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323016186

Category: Medical

Page: 940

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Emphasizing the clinical application of drugs used in dental treatment, this comprehensive text covers the basic principles of drugs and their actions on the body. Providing a solid understanding of pharmacology content, it helps readers thoroughly evaluate a patient's current medical status and best optimize dental treatment in relation to overall health. · A new chapter, Introduction to Antinociceptive Drugs, discusses the important topic of pain and provides new information on mechanisms of pain and therapeutic approaches to pain. · A new chapter on serotonin pharmacology and antimigraine drugs covers the roles of serotonin and the importance of agonist and antagonists at the many serotonin receptors. · A new chapter on Alternative Medicine in Dentistry provides a current treatment of chemicals used as alternative medicines and an assessment of the potential benefits and risks of a large number of these compounds. · New information on pharmacogenetics provides the latest findings on how an individual's genetic traits affect his or her responses to drugs. · The scope of the Non-Opioid Analgesics chapter has been expanded to include non-opioid analgesics, nonsterioidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antirheumatic, and antigout drugs. · An expanded discussion of the endocrine system provides the most comprehensive coverage on the subject. · Discussions of drugs have been updated to include the latest drugs and their pharmacology. · Dental aspects of many drug classes have been expanded to include antibiotics, analgesics, and anesthetics. · The uses and mechanisms of action of drugs have been linked to the latest information on drug receptors. · Drug lists have been updated throughout the text to provide the most current information. · Website addresses have been added where appropriate to provide another avenue of drug information. · New figures help clarify mechanisms of drug action, in such areas as gastrointestinal drugs, cardiovascular drugs, and endocrine drugs. · For the first time, every book includes a free six-month subscription to Mosby's Drug Consult. Mosby's Drug Consult provides the most current, unbiased, accurate, and reliable drug information available!
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Pediatric Dentistry - E-Book

Infancy through Adolescence

Author: Arthur Nowak,John R. Christensen,Tad R. Mabry,Janice Alisa Townsend,Martha H. Wells

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323608388

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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Provide superior oral and dental care to children of all ages! Pediatric Dentistry: Infancy through Adolescence, 6th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of oral care for infants, children, teenagers, and medically compromised pediatric patients. Organized by age group, the text covers examination, diagnosis, and treatment planning, as well as topics such as the prevention of dental disease, traumatic injuries, orthodontics, and restorative dentistry. UNIQUE! Age-specific organization separates sections and chapters by age group to cover specific changes the child experiences physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially. Fundamentals of Pediatric Dentistry section covers basic information on children of all ages, including topics such as local and systemic diseases, pediatric physiology, cariology, pain control, and medical emergencies. Coverage of current trends and challenges emphasizes the prevention of dental diseases and reflects pediatric dentistry as it is practiced today. UPDATED coverage of caries risk assessment in children reflects the evolution of evidence-based oral health care. More than 1,000 full-color photos and illustrations show dental conditions and treatments. NEW chapters cover cariology, pain control, and cleft lip and palate; other updates include infant oral health, pit and fissure sealants, regenerative endodontics, and the risk factors surrounding the transition from adolescence to adulthood. NEW! Greater diversity of contributors includes expert perspectives from all over the world.
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Pharmacology and Dental Therapeutics

Author: Robin Seymour,Michael Yates

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780192629524

Category: Medical

Page: 392

View: 1886

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A new author team has extensively revised the last edition of this successful text, formerly Textbook of Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Walton, Thompson and Seymour). This book covers both the basic and applied pharmacology required in modern dental courses, emphasising those topics which are particularly relevant to dental practice. Includes new key fact boxes, clinical cases and further reading.
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Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient - E-Book

Author: James W. Little,Donald Falace,Craig Miller,Nelson L. Rhodus

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323088015

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Learn how common medical conditions can affect the course of the dental treatment a patient receives. This updated, concise reference provides the information you need to provide appropriate dental care to any patient, regardless of existing medical conditions. Featuring vivid illustrations and well-organized tables in each chapter, this text gives you the in-depth details and the overall summaries you need to get to the root of your patients’ needs. Organization of medical conditions provides a brief overview of the basic disease process, epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, and currently accepted medical therapy of each disorder. This is followed by a detailed explanation and recommendations for specific dental management. Coverage of dosages, side effects, and drug interactions with medications used in dentistry, including those used during pregnancy. Chapters focusing on major health problems in the US and other nations include, ischemic hearth disease, smoking and tobacco use cessation, sleep-related breathing disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, diabetes mellitus, and psychiatric disorders. Dental management summary table summarizes important factors for consideration in the dental management of medically compromised patients. Appendix on the therapeutic management of common oral lesions provides a quick reference to the causative factors, clinical description, currently accepted therapeutic management, and patient education regarding common oral conditions. Appendix on alternative and complementary drugs looks at herbal remedies, specifically efficacy, adverse effects/reactions, medical problems, drug interactions, and dental implications. NEW! Chapter on drug and alcohol abuse discusses the effects of marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines/methamphetamine, and alcohol, along with considerations for both medical and dental management. NEW! 2009 AAOS statement on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Bacteremia in Patients with Joint Replacements provides recommendations to supplement practitioners in their clinical judgment regarding antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with a joint prosthesis.
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