Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry


Author: Richard L. Wynn
Publisher: Lexi-Comp
ISBN: 9781591953340
Category: Medical
Page: 1920
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Overview The Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry, 20th Edition, is the best-selling dental reference designed for dental professionals seeking clinically relevant information on medications, OTCs and herbal products. Benefits Information is presented in an easy-to-use, two-column format, with medications alphabetically indexed by brand and generic names as well as index terms. Within individual drug monographs, dental- specific fields are highlighted in red, a timesaving feature within an information-rich resource. Drug content is complemented by special sections dedicated to medically compromised patients, specific oral conditions and sample prescriptions.

Lexi-Comp's Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry

Including Oral Medicine for Medically-Compromised Patients and Specific Oral Conditions
Author: Richard L. Wynn,Timothy F. Meiller,Harold L. Crossley
Publisher: Lexi-Comp Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591952350
Category: Medical
Page: 2107
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The Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry is specifically compiled and designed for all dental professionals requiring quick access to concisely-stated drug information pertaining to commonly prescribed medications. Each drug monograph is alphabetically organized by brand and generic name. Dental-specific content is highlighted in red, providing the information you need most within seconds. This is an excellent resource for chair-side use.

Lexi-Comp's Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry


Author: Richard L. Wynn
Publisher: Lexi-Comp
ISBN: 9781591952824
Category: Medical
Page: 2217
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Lexi-Comp's Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry is designed for all dental professionals seeking clinically-relevant information on medications, OTCs, and herbal products. In this user-friendly resource, medications are alphabetically indexed by brand and generic names and index terms. Within individual drug monographs, dental-specific fields are highlighted in red, a timesaving feature in an information-rich resource. Special sections dedicated to medically-compromised patients, specific oral conditions, and sample prescriptions complement the drug content and support improved patient care.

Drug Information Handbook

A Clinically Relevant Resource for All Healthcare Professionals
Author: Lexicomp,Lexi-Comp, Inc
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781591953302
Category: Medical
Page: 2422
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Drug products alphabetically organized and cross-referenced by U.S. and Canadian brand names and index terms.

General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist


Author: Leslie Delong,Nancy Burkhart
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496354532
Category: Medical
Page: 672
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This updated 3rd Edition of General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist provides the information students need to develop an understanding of basic pathology and recognize the clinical manifestations of oral and systemic disease. In accordance with ADEA Curriculum Guidelines, which stress the recognition of oral disease based on clinical signs and symptoms, the oral pathology section is uniquely organized by distinct clinical/radiographic features of oral lesions to help students evaluate and categorize lesions according to appearance, emphasizing the concept of differential diagnosis. This edition features new “Oral Medicine Considerations” that highlight the relationship between oral and systemic disease, a stunning collection of art work with over 600 images, and a wide range of online resources, such as case studies and practice questions, that reinforce student learning.

Drug Information Handbook for Oncology

A Complete Guide to Combination Chemotherapy Regimens
Author: Diedra L. Bragalone
Publisher: Lexi-Comp
ISBN: 9781591953296
Category: Medical
Page: 1956
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The Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook for Oncology provides healthcare professionals with vital information on antineoplastic agents, ancillary medications, combination chemotherapy regimens, and dosing protocols. Monographs contain concise fields of pharmacology detail, including a Combination Regimens field in specific oncology drug monographs with references to applicable chemotherapy regimens. The Special Topics section reviews cancer-related issues, such as the management of EGFR inhibitor toxicities: dermatologic, ocular, and gastrointestinal; venous thromboembolism in the cancer patient; chronic pain management (cancer); hospice (end of life) care; palliative care medicine (cancer); hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; management of infections; safe handling of hazardous drugs; and emetogenic potential of antineoplastic agents in children. The Appendix adds valuable information on conversions, renal function tests, comparative drug charts, and laboratory reference values for adults.Includes: *332 total drug monographs *487 chemotherapy regimens *797 variations within the regimens *Up to 50 fields of information *Over 150 Appendix pages Updates to this edition: *19 New Drug Monographs *49 New Chemotherapy Regimens *87 New Variations Within the Regimens *New Special Topics: * oManagement of EGFR Inhibitor Toxicities: Dermatologic, Ocular, and Gastrointestinal oEmetogenic Potential of Antineoplastic Agents in Children *Special Topic Updates: oSafe Handling of Hazardous Drugs - New Comprehensive Table oManagement of Drug Extravasations - Fully Revised Comprehensive Table oManagement of Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Vomiting in Adults oCommon Toxicity Criteria

The Little Dental Drug Booklet


Author: Peter L. Jacobsen, Ph.D.
Publisher: Lexi-Comp Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591953272
Category: Medical
Page: 88
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A pocket-sized book that is designed as a quick reference for the drugs most commonly used in dental practice. It includes practical, practice-oriented suggestions made by dental professionals and a section on prescription writing and prescription requirements. It also covers specific medical situations and the appropriate medications to be used.

Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry E-Book


Author: Angus C. Cameron,Richard P. Widmer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702054283
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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The new edition of this internationally recognised text offers comprehensive guidance on the successful management of the child in the dental setting. Prepared by authors of international renown, the Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry presents a volume that takes the reader far beyond the technical skills that are needed to treat disorders of the childhood dentition and instead delivers a whole philosophy of integrative patient care. Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, the Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry is written in a friendly ‘how to’ manner and contains useful ‘pull out’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires. Exploring a variety of topics, the book includes discussion of child development, practical communication skills and advice on how to deal with behavioural problems. Clinical topics include the management of caries, fluoridation, restorative dentistry, pulp therapy, trauma management, oral medicine and pathology, dental anomalies, and the treatment of medically compromised children. Chapters also explore the use of orthodontics, the management of cleft lip and palate and speech, language and swallowing. The Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry has become an essential chairside and bedside companion for all practitioners caring for children and is suitable for undergraduate dental students, general dental practitioners, specialist paediatric dentists, orthodontists and paediatricians. Established as the foremost available comprehensive handbook on paediatric dentistry Prepared in an ‘easy-to-digest’ fashion – which allows for quick reference and easy reading Contains over 550 full colour line artworks, photographs and tables together with ‘Clinical Hints’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires Sets out the essentials for managing conditions such as clefting disorders, haematological and endocrine disorders, congenital cardiac disease, disorders of metabolism, organ transplantation and cancer in children as well as more familiar presentations such as dental trauma, oral infections and caries Detailed appendices provide the reader with information that is often difficult to find and which may be overlooked Designed specifically to give all practitioners confidence when managing children Convenient handbook size ensures that the book can be easily referred to in the clinical setting Endorsed by the Australasian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry ~ Improved layout and completely new colour illustrations Expanded section on sedation and use of nitrous oxide Includes details from the most recent international guidelines Cases expanded to show 20 year follow-up Includes the latest research findings in orthodontics Fully updated section on clefting problems

Manual of Clinical Periodontics


Author: Francis G. Serio
Publisher: Lexi-Comp
ISBN: 9781591953326
Category: Medical
Page: 237
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Stresses patient-centred, evidence-based diagnosis, treatment planning, and accepted modalities of periodontal therapy. Designed as a practical reference for general dentists, dental hygienists, and students, this book is useful in both clinical and educational settings. It is organized by basic principles of periodontics.

Dental Pharmacology


Author: Fred F. Cowan
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 446
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A guide to the pharmacologic agents - their uses, doses, complications - in dentistry. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the pharmacologic approach to patient care, in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of orofacial diseases and their manifestations.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry


Author: Frank J. Dowd,Bart Johnson,Angelo Mariotti
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323445950
Category: Medical
Page: 864
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Gain a complete understanding of drugs affecting patient care! Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry, 7th Edition describes how to evaluate a patient’s health and optimize dental treatment by factoring in the drugs they take. It explores the basic principles of pharmacology, the ways that drugs affect the body, and the potential for adverse drug interactions. Developed by Frank Dowd, Barton Johnson, and Angelo Mariotti, with chapters from a team of expert contributors, this is the only book written by dental pharmacologists for the dental market. Whether you’re concerned about the drugs a patient is already taking or the drugs you prescribe for treatment, this book helps you reduce risk and provide effective dental care. Concise, comprehensive coverage helps you provide safe and effective dental care, exploring the fundamentals of pharmacology and clearly explaining actions of specific drug groups on systems in the human body in addition to covering special topics such as pain control, fear and anxiety, and oral complications of cancer therapy. An emphasis on the dental applications of pharmacology shows how to evaluate a patient’s health and optimize dental treatment by factoring in any medications the patient may be taking. Practical appendices provide easy access to essential information, summarizing topics such as drug interactions in clinical dentistry, antiseptics and disinfectants, herbs, controlled substances, protein biopharmaceuticals, drugs used to treat glaucoma, and abbreviations. Clinical Rationale for and Significance of Prescription Writing chapter and two appendices on drug prescribing cover both the medications that a patient may already be taking and drugs that a dentist may prescribe for treatment. Nearly 50 expert contributors represent a diverse, authoritative panel of authors from many of the major dental schools. NEW! Reorganized content is more concise, more relevant, and more visual, with a stronger focus on what you need to know for clinical practice. NEW! Case studies at the beginning of chapters and case discussions at the end help you connect pharmacologic concepts and principles with clinical practice. NEW summary tables and boxes provide quick reference to vital information, and include all-new tables on drug indications and mechanisms. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations are added to this edition, enhancing realism and visual learning. NEW companion website provides references linked to PubMed. NEW! Bullet points list key information at the beginning of each chapter, highlighting need-to-know concepts.

Oral Soft Tissue Diseases


Author: J. Robert Newland
Publisher: Lexi-Comp
ISBN: 9781591953265
Category: Medical
Page: 323
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Overview Oral Soft Tissue Diseases, 6th Edition, is a visually cued manual designed to support the diagnosis and management of oral soft tissue diseases for busy dental practitioners. Benefits Lesions are organized by diagnostic category and arranged in convenient tabbed sections, providing a user-friendly format. Lesions are also depicted with one or more color photographs that illustrate typical clinical features. Recommendations for patient management, sample prescriptions and monographs for drugs commonly used in treatment are included. Updates to this Edition " Over 100 Lesions - including 23 new images o Cellulitis o Actinomycosis o Cat Scratch Disease o Infectious Mononucleosis o Epidemic Mumps o Sj gren's Syndrome o Parotid Salivary Gland Neoplasms o Lymph Node Metastases o Lymphoma o Odontogenic Cysts and Neoplasms o Bone Cancer (Primary and Metastatic) " More than 280 Color Photographs " Sample Prescription Section " New Section on Swellings of the Face and Neck " Updated Special Topics Section and Indexes o Management of Patients Undergoing Cancer Therapy o Dentin Hypersensitivity, Acid Erosion, High Caries Index o Management of Alveolar Osteitis and Xerostomia o Osteonecrosis of the Jaw o Antibiotic Prophylaxis o HIV Infection and AIDS o Ulcerative, Erosive, and Painful Oral Mucosal Disorders o Normal Blood Values o Suggested Readings o Anatomic Site Index Contents Each of the 10 sections is tabbed for quick access: " White Lesions " Red Lesions " Ulcerated Lesions " Blistering/Sloughing Lesions " Pigmented Lesions " Papillary Lesions " Soft Tissue Enlargement " Swellings of the Face and Neck " Drug Monographs " Special Topics

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry


Author: David A. Mitchell,Laura Mitchell
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019166944X
Category: Medical
Page: 816
View: 1975

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After more than twenty years of recognition as the indispensable guide for all dental students and practitioners, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry has been fully revised and updated for its new sixth edition, now better than ever! The authors have distilled the essentials of clinical practice into a readily accessible style. Concise and practically focused, the handbook balances a pragmatic approach alongside evidence-based clinical knowledge, guidelines and protocols. This handbook is in full colour, with even more images and diagrams to aid understanding. It has been fully updated with sources and further reading, including the most up-to-date e-learning and web resources. The handbook includes revised chapters on fast-moving areas of dental practice such as therapeutics and anaesthesia, as well as updates on the aetiology and management of cancer, reflecting recent discoveries. New material also includes the impact of bisphosphonates, and new approaches to the management of Class III malocclusions in the growing child. Sections on the differences in healthcare and legal requirements of the UK devolved countries have been added, and all life support protocols have been updated. This concise and practical distillation of the essential knowledge and skills for dental practice has been highly regarded by dental students and practitioners for over twenty years. Now it is more vital than ever for you to ensure the most up-to-date edition is always close to hand!

Drug Dictionary for Dentistry


Author: J. G. Meechan,R. A. Seymour
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192632746
Category: Medical
Page: 434
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This indispensable handbook offers quick and convenient access to essential information on the wide range of drugs a dentist may use or prescribe in their management, indicating their use, dosage and possible interactions with other drugs that the patient may be receiving. Medical contraindications, and the importance of the underlying disease for which the drug is prescribed and its affect on dental management are explained. Drugs taken by out-patients which may be encountered in general dental practice and interactions with drugs contained in the Dental Practitioner's Formulary have been included. This essential handbook provides a quick reference for dental practitioners and students enabling them to assess the importance of drugs their patient may be receiving in relationship to dental management.