Treat a patient with complications after dental extraction.
The National Prescribing Curriculum (NPC) is a series of interactive case-based modules that encourage confident and rational prescribing. The modules follow a stepwise approach as outlined in the WHO's Guide to Good Prescribing.
In this module you will treat a patient with complications after dental extraction.
- Describe the factors that can lead to development of medication related osteonecrosis of the jaw ONJ (MRONJ).
- List the various medications implicated in ONJ
- Describe prevention measures and management strategies when drugs associated with ONJ are identified on a patient’s medical history
- Identify at least two therapeutic goals in treating patients with complications arising from dental extraction
- Make the correct diagnosis and identify therapeutic objectives for treating the patient
- Identify non-pharmacological interventions that will assist the patient
- Identify the classes of medicines used to manage post extraction infections
- Choose your Preferred drugs for treating infection and pain
- Write a prescription and a pharmacy note for over-the-counter (OTC) items.