Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry (7th Revised edition)

Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry (7th Revised edition)

By: Bart Johnson (author), Frank J. Dowd (author), Angelo Mariotti (author)Hardback

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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.

Contents

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 Appendices 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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323393072
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 864
  • ID: 9780323393072
  • ISBN10: 0323393071
  • edition: 7th Revised edition

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