Lexi-Comp Releases 15th Edition of the Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry

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Trusted drug reference designed for dental professionals seeking pharmacology information on prescription, OTC, and herbal products enters its fifteenth year in publication

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Lexi-Comp has released the 15th edition of its top-selling drug reference, the Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry. Written by Drs. Wynn, Meiller, and Crossley, the resource includes dental-specific content on thousands of drugs, natural products, and dietary supplements. Monographs are alphabetically organized and cross-referenced by brand and generic names. Dental-specific fields, such as Effects on Dental Treatment, Effects on Bleeding, Local Anesthetic / Vasoconstrictor Precautions, and Dental Comment, are highlighted in red for easy look-up. Special sections dedicated to medically-compromised patients, specific oral conditions, and sample prescriptions are included. The handbook is excellent for chair-side use, supporting safe pharmacotherapy and improved patient care.

The 15th edition features 40 new drug monographs and a new drug monograph field, Effects on Bleeding. Other notable enhancements include a section on the dentist's role in recognizing domestic violence, abuse, and neglect, new dentrifice appendix tables, and updated special topics.

The content found in Lexi-Comp's Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry 15th Edition is derived from the Dental Lexi-Drugs® database and is available electronically through Lexi-Comp ONLINE® for Dentistry and on handheld devices.

About Lexi-Comp Dental Solutions
Lexi-Comp is the industry leader in providing clear, concise, dental-specific content at the point-of-care. The company's commitment to the dental profession is evident in its products and advanced technology, developed to help dental professionals increase efficiency, improve patient care, and avoid liability. An independent non-profit dental education and product testing foundation ranked Lexi-Comp® ONLINEā„¢ for Dentistry as an outstanding product in the Education category of their December 2008 issue. A full report is available upon request. Lexi-Comp's dental information is available online, on handheld devices, and in printed handbooks. For further information on Lexi-Comp's Dental Solutions, visit http://www.lexi.com/dentistry or call (866) 397-3433.

About Lexi-Comp
Lexi-Comp, Inc. is a leading provider of medical information and clinical content solutions for the healthcare industry. Lexi-Comp's content and technology provide relevant, timely information at the point-of-care in both in-patient and out-patient settings to help improve patient outcomes, workflow efficiency, and medication safety. Along with its leading drug database, Lexi-Drugs®, content areas include pediatric drug information, pharmacology, interactions, diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests, pharmacogenomics, poisoning and toxicology, dentistry, infectious diseases, and patient education. Over 500,000 clinicians worldwide access Lexi-Comp's information via the Internet, handheld devices, and through integration with health information systems. An extensive library of print titles is also available. To learn more about Lexi-Comp's medical information solutions, call 800.837.5394, 330.650.6506, or visit http://www.lexi.com.


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