Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient / Edition 5

Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient / Edition 5

by James W. Little, Donald A. Falace
     
 

Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient is the most up-to-date, concise and factual reference describing the dental management of patients suffering from specific medical problems. The medical problems are described with a brief overview of the basic disease process, pathophysiology, complications, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, and

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Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient is the most up-to-date, concise and factual reference describing the dental management of patients suffering from specific medical problems. The medical problems are described with a brief overview of the basic disease process, pathophysiology, complications, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, and currently accepted medical therapy of each problem. This is followed by a detailed explanation and recommendation for specific dental management.

* New chapter on gastrointestinal disorders, plus a completely revised chapter on AIDS.
• Dental management summary tables relate medical problems to oral care.
• Expert advice on prevention and management of dental complications, treatment plan modifications, emergency care, and useful drug information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815156345
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/15/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688

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Table of Contents

Dental Management: a Summary
Common Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
1Physical Evaluation and Risk Assessment1
2Infective Endocarditis21
3Cardiac Conditions Associated with Endocarditis52
4Hypertension64
5Ischemic Heart Disease79
6Cardiac Arrhythmias94
7Congestive Heart Failure114
8Pulmonary Disease125
9Chronic Renal Failure and Dialysis147
10Liver Disease161
11Gastrointestinal Disease188
12Sexually Transmitted Diseases203
13AIDS and Related Conditions221
14Diabetes248
15Adrenal Insufficiency271
16Thyroid Disease283
17Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding303
18Allergy314
19Bleeding Disorders332
20Disorders of Red and White Blood Cells365
21Cancer387
22Neurological Disorders417
23Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders439
24Arthritic Diseases478
25Organ Transplantation501
26Dental Management of Older Adults526
App. AInfection Control541
App. BTherapeutic Management of Common Oral Lesions548
App. CDrug Interactions of Significance to Dentistry564

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