Use your knowledge of pharmacology to enhance chairside care! This indispensable resource, written by the leading authorities in the field, describes how to evaluate a patient's health and optimize dental treatment by factoring in the patient's medication. It explores the basic fundamentals of pharmacology and clearly explains the actions of specific drug groups on systems in the human body. In addition, the book covers special topics such as pain control, fear and anxiety, and oral complications of cancer therapy. Whether you're concerned about the drugs that a patient is already taking or the drugs that you prescribe for treatment, this book helps you provide safe and effective dental care.

Key Features:-

  • The chapter Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics covers the effects that patients' genetic traits h
  • A NEW introductory section offers tips for the study of dental pharmacology and relates pharmacology
  • 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 antiplaq
  • Dental aspects of many drug classes are expanded to include antibiotics, analgesics, and anesthetics
  • The appendix Drug Interactions in Clinical Dentistry lists potential interactions between drugs that

More Details about Pharmacology and Therapeutics For Dentistry 6e

General Information  
PublisherElsevier Science
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2011