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Pharmacology

DEH
2300

This course introduces the use of drugs and anesthesia in dentistry. Drugs' classes, actions, interactions and adverse effects are discussed. The use of topical and local anesthesia is addressed. A unit on medical mathematics is also included. Age-specific pharmacological needs are discussed. Special emphasis is placed on the applications of pharmacology to dental hygiene practice. Legal aspects are addressed also.

Credits: 
2.00
Class Hours: 
30.00
Prerequisite(s): 
DES 1100 and DEH 2802L.
Co-requisite(s): 
DEH 2005 and DEH 2804L.
Course Type: 
Dental Hygiene