Pharmacology for Dentistry - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9788131234556, 9788131238844

Pharmacology for Dentistry

2nd Edition

Authors: Tara Shanbhag Smita Shenoy Veena Nayak
eBook ISBN: 9788131238844
Paperback ISBN: 9788131234556
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 15th December 2013
Page Count: 428

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This book is written mainly for Undergraduate Dental Students. Its user-friendly format provides knowledge of pharmacology without extraneous details—as needed by BDS students. The book will also be useful for practicing Dentists and Pharmacy students.

Key Features

  • Meets the requirement of the syllabus proposed by Dental Council of India (DCI)
  • Includes drugs with dose, mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, adverse effects, drug interactions and therapeutic uses
  • Supplemented with the addition of some new topics like Pharmacovigilance and Drug Dosage Forms
  • Contains important medical emergencies in dental practice and oral side effects of drugs in tabular format
  • Large number of diagrams, flowcharts and tables will facilitate quick learning and greater retention of the concepts
  • Thoroughly updated edition that highlights the important aspects of pharmacology for students pursuing undergraduate courses in Dentistry

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: General Pharmacology

Chapter 2: Drug Dosage Forms

Chapter 3: Drugs Acting on Autonomic Nervous System

Chapter 4: Drugs Affecting Cardiovascular Function

Chapter 5: Renal Pharmacology

Chapter 6: Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System

Chapter 7: Autacoids and Respiratory System

Chapter 8: Drugs Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases

Chapter 9: Drugs Acting on Blood and Blood-forming Organs

Chapter 10: Endocrine Pharmacology

Chapter 11: Chemotherapy

Chapter 12: Dental Pharmacology

Chapter 13: Miscellaneous Drugs



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About the Author

Tara Shanbhag

Smita Shenoy

Veena Nayak