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TitleContemporary Dental Pharmacology [electronic resource] : Evidence-Based Considerations / edited by Arthur H. Jeske
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
Edition 1st ed. 2019
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Descript XIII, 123 p. 16 illus., 14 illus. in color. online resource


This book on current approaches to the use of drugs in dentistry aims to equip practitioners with a sound understanding of both the scientific evidence for various interventions and the comparative efficacy of those interventions. The focus is on the drugs most commonly used in conjunction with dental treatment, including local anesthetics, analgesics, antibiotics, sedatives, and drugs for the management of medical emergencies. Summaries of the scientific evidence from the available published literature are provided, with assessment of the level and quality of the evidence base. A unique aspect of the book is its focus on current, evidence-based recommendations from professional organizations with regard to special topics, such as antibiotic prophylaxis, pediatric considerations, and management of medically compromised patients. Emphasis is placed on evidence from randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, and in order to further enhance the up-to-date nature of the book, each chapter includes guidance on online resources, such as useful non-commercial websites


Introduction and Overview -- Local Anesthetics -- Non-Opioid Analgesics -- Opioid Analgesics and Other Controlled Substances -- Antibiotics and Antibiotic Prophylaxis -- Pharmacologic Management of Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases -- Pharmacologic Management of Patients with Neurologic Disorders -- Pharmacologic Management of Patients with Endocrine Disorders -- Management of Oral Soft-Tissue Lesions -- Basic Emergency Drugs and Non-Intravenous Routes of Administration -- Effective Use of Internet Resources

Dentistry Toxicology Dentistry. Pharmacology/Toxicology.


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