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Essentials of Pharmacology for Dentistry (Second Edition)

K.D. Tripathi

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ISBN 10: 9350253852 / ISBN 13: 9789350253854
Published by Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd., 2012
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Features * This book provides comprehensive and contemporary pharmacological knowledge specifically tailored to the needs of dentistry. * It covers a broad range of topics from principles of drug action to systemic pharmacology and emphasises on drugs that are commonly employed in dental practice. * It attempts to enable the dentist to rationally select the drug for common dental conditions and prescribe/administer them with understanding and confidence. * It makes them aware of orodental adverse effects of drug therapy and the possibility of drug interactions and equips them with knowledge to institute first hand treatment of certain medical emergencies that may arise during dental procedures. Table of Contents * 1 Introduction, Routes of Drug Administration * 2 Pharmacokinetics * 3 Pharmacodynamics * 4 Adverse Drug Effects * 5 Drugs Acting on Autonomic Nervous System (General Considerations, Cholinergic and Anticholinergic Drugs) * 6 Drugs Acting on Autonomic Nervous System (Adrenergic and Antiadrenergic Drugs) * 7 Autacoids and Related Drugs 8 General Anaesthetics and Skeletal Muscle Relaxants 117 * 8 General Anaesthetics and Skeletal Muscle Relaxants * 9 Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System (Sedative-Hypnotics, Alcohols, Antiepileptics and Antiparkinsonian Drugs) * 10 Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System (Psychopharmacological Agents) * 11 Cardiovascular Drugs (Drugs Affecting Renin-Angiotensin System, Calcium Channel Blockers, * 12 Cardiovascular Drugs (Drugs for Heart Failure and Cardiac Arrhythmia) * 13 Drugs Acting on Kidney * 14 Hormones and Related Drugs (Anterior Pituitary Hormones, Antidiabetic Drugs, Corticosteroids) * 15 Hormones and Related Drugs (Sex Hormones, Contraceptives, Drugs Acting on Uterus) * 16 Hormones and Related Drugs (Thyroid Hormone and Thyroid Inhibitors, Hormones Regulating Calcium Balance) * 17 Drugs Affecting Blood * 18 Drugs for Gastrointestinal Disorders * 19 Drugs for Respiratory Disorders * 20 Vitamins * 21 Anticancer and Immunosuppressant Drugs * 22 Antirheumatoid and Antigout Drugs * 23 Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs and Antipyretic-Analgesics * 24 Opioid Analgesics and Antagonists * 25 Local Anaesthetics * 26 Antimicrobial Drugs: General Considerations * 27 Sulfonamides, Cotrimoxazole, Quinolones and Nitroimidazoles * 28 Beta-Lactam Antibiotics * 29 Tetracyclines, Chloramphenicol and Aminoglycoside Antibiotics * 30 Macrolide and Other Antibacterial Antibiotics * 31 Antitubercular and Antileprotic Drugs * 32 Antifungal and Antiviral Drugs * 33 Antiprotozoal and Anthelmintic Drugs * 34 Antiseptics, Disinfectants and Other Locally Acting Drugs * 35 Drugs and Aids with Specific Application in Dental Disorders * 36 Drug Interactions * Index Printed Pages: 500. Bookseller Inventory # 34658

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Title: Essentials of Pharmacology for Dentistry (...

Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Edition: 2nd edition.

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Key features this book provides comprehensive and contemporary pharmacological knowledge specifically tailored to the needs of dentistry. It covers a broad range of topics from principles of drug action to systemic pharmacology and emphasises on drugs that are commonly employed in dental practice. It attempts to enable the dentist to rationally select the drug for common dental conditions and prescribe/administer them with understanding and confidence. It makes them aware of orodental adverse effects of drug therapy and the possibility of drug interactions and equips them with knowledge to institute first hand treatment of certain medical emergencies that may arise during dental procedures. Table of contents 1 introduction, routes of drug administration 2 pharmacokinetics 3 pharmacodynamics 4 adverse drug effects 5 drugs acting on autonomic nervous system (general considerations, cholinergic and anticholinergic drugs) 6 drugs acting on autonomic nervous system (adrenergic and antiadrenergic drugs) 7 autacoids and related drugs 8 general anaesthetics and skeletal muscle relaxants 117 8 general anaesthetics and skeletal muscle relaxants 9 drugs acting on central nervous system (sedative-hypnotics, alcohols, antiepileptics and antiparkinsonian drugs) 10 drugs acting on central nervous system (psychopharmacological agents) 11 cardiovascular drugs (drugs affecting renin-angiotensin system, calcium channel blockers, 12 cardiovascular drugs (drugs for heart failure and cardiac arrhythmia) 13 drugs acting on kidney 14 hormones and related drugs (anterior pituitary hormones, antidiabetic drugs, cortic

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