Ensuring Medication Safety in the Dental Setting
Dental teams can use these strategies to encourage medication adherence among patients and avoid possible adverse drug interactions.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain why a comprehensive medical and pharmacological history is an integral part of safe and effective dental treatment.
- Describe how clinicians can help manage medications to avoid possible adverse drug interactions.
- Discuss possible clinical considerations for generic drugs, and the management of patients with hypertension and/or uncontrolled diabetes.
This course was issued in December 2019 and expires December 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.