Clinical Dental Pharmacology 1st Edition

by Kamran Ali

A convenient and authoritative quick reference for drugs relevant to clinical dentistry

Clinical Dental Pharmacology delivers an essential reference for dental practitioners seeking quick, easy access to current and accurate information about drugs used by dentists in clinical practice. The book covers common drugs prescribed by dental practitioners as well as systemic medications which may impact on provision of clinical dental care. A separate section on recognition and management common medical emergencies in dental practice is also included. Readers will find relevant material covering the indications, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, routes of administration, dosage, preparations, side effects, cautions, and contraindications of a host of relevant drugs.

The text is accompanied by images designed to facilitate a visual understanding of key concepts and is organized by drug class, making information easy to find. It is an indispensable resource designed to avoid potentially serious complications arising from the combination of dental care and drugs. The readers are signposted to professional guidelines from a variety of online sources to facilitate access to evidence-based and reliable information on each topic covered in the book.

Clinical Dental Pharmacology readers will also benefit from:

  • Comprehensive coverage of drugs used in clinical dental practice
  • Discussions of a variety of classes of drugs, including analgesics, anti-inflammatories, local anesthetics, antimicrobials, and topical agents
  • Online resources for each chapter to aid in patient education

Clinical Dental Pharmacology is written by team of experienced clinical dental academics and is ideal for dental students and as a reference for practicing dental clinicians.

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