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Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist

Covers the basic principles of pharmacology; maintenance drugs; emergency drugs; the effects of pregnancy and breastfeeding on dental treatment; drug interactions and drug abuse. * Features a readable style and humorous approach to make a difficult subject easy to understand. * Contains detailed illustrations and an abundance of tables that enhance the learning process * Contains a vital chapter on drug interactions, plus provides drug interaction information within other chapters where appropriate. * Provides greater and more consistent coverage of dental considerations in the management of patients taking medications prescribed by their physicians. * Features entirely new review questions at the end of each chapter to challenge students to test their knowledge of material. * Includes a new glossary providing definitions for key terms found throughout text for easy reference information at the student's fingertips. * Includes a new 96-page Instructor's Manual, featuring a 300-question testbank with answers and learning activities that incorporate various strategies of learning (e.g., crossword puzzles) to help students understand pharmacology. * Features nine new appendices, so students can stay informed on the latest topics and issues regarding renal failure, liver failure, xerostomia, allergies, natural/herbal remedies, relevant Internet sites and much more.

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Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City. Brandon/Hill Allied Health List selection (#55). Textbook covers the basic principles of pharmacology, maintenance drugs, emergency drugs, effects of pregnancy and breastfeeding on dental treatment, drug interactions, and drug abuse. Includes numerous tables and 11 new appendices. Previous edition: c1995. Softcover. DNLM: Dental Care.