Addressing Drug-Related SCARs
While rare, severe cutaneous adverse reactions to certain medications are potentially life-threatening and thus require immediate attention.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the role of oral health professionals in recognizing and managing the signs and symptoms of severe cutaneous adverse reactions (SCARs) to drugs.
- Describe clinical approaches to diagnosis and treatment for various SCAR conditions, as well as mortality rates for specific conditions.
- Discuss onset timing and the role of racial predilection for SCARs.
This course was issued in November 2019 and expires November 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.