Cardiovascular Drugs in the Top 200: Clinical Implications


The risk of perioperative cardiac complications associated with dental treatment depends on procedure-specific and patient-specific factors. Important co-determinants of patient-specific risk factors include disease-related factors, the patient’s functional capacity, and pharmacotherapeutic variables. This course presents information essential for risk stratification of patients with cardiac dysfunction based on cardiovascular pharmacotherapy predicated on the top 200 drugs dispensed by U.S. community pharmacies.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Drs. Banasik, Al-saadi and Faddoul report no conflicts of interest associated with this course.
  • Dr. Terézhalmy has done consulting work for Procter & Gamble and has served on the Advisory Board.

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 syllabus, which may be modified to meet individual institutional requirements, provides a comprehensive description of a 14-module online course. The course is intended to provide a framework to meet elements of educational requirements of Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, and Dental Assistant Students. In addition, the modules can serve as a resource to clinicians wishing to review evidence-based information on specific topics.

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