This continuing dental education course presents the physiological basis of adrenergic pharmacology. It discusses the safe and effective use of epinephrine in the treatment of anaphylaxis and as a vasoconstrictor administered in conjunction with local anesthetic agents.
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Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.
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Syllabus: Clinical Pharmacology – A Review for Oral Healthcare Providers
The information in this 13-module syllabus is intended (1) to meet academic requirements for Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, and Dental Assistant Students related to clinical pharmacology; (2) to provide a framework for an in-service training program in oral healthcare settings; and (3) to serve as a resource for oral healthcare personnel wishing to review evidence-based information on specific topics related to clinical pharmacology. A PDF is also available for each of the modules that may serve as a convenient chairside resource.