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Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist (6th Edition)

Table of Contents
Part One: General Principles

1. Information, Sources, Regulatory Agencies, Drug Legislation, and Prescription Writing
2. Drug Action and Handling
3. Adverse Reactions

Part Two: 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
12. Vitamins and Minerals
13. Oral Conditions and Their Treatment
14. Hygiene-Related Oral Disorders

Part Three: Drugs That May Alter Dental Treatment
15. Cardiovascular Drugs
16. Anticonvulsants
17. Psychotherapeutic Agents
18. Autocoids and Antihistamines
19. Adrenocorticosteroids
20. Other Hormones
21. Antineoplastic Drugs
22. Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Drugs

Part Four: Special Situations
23. Emergency Drugs
24. Pregnancy and Breast Feeding
25. Drug Abuse
26. Natural/Herbal Products and Dietary Supplements


A. Top 200 Drugs
B. Medical Acronyms
C. Medical Terminology
D. What If?
E. Oral Manifestations: Xerostomia and Taste Changes
F. Children?s Dose Calculations


Drug Index