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.