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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.
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
|Dental Management: a Summary|
|Common Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office|
|1||Physical Evaluation and Risk Assessment||1|
|3||Cardiac Conditions Associated with Endocarditis||52|
|5||Ischemic Heart Disease||79|
|7||Congestive Heart Failure||114|
|9||Chronic Renal Failure and Dialysis||147|
|12||Sexually Transmitted Diseases||203|
|13||AIDS and Related Conditions||221|
|17||Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding||303|
|20||Disorders of Red and White Blood Cells||365|
|23||Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders||439|
|26||Dental Management of Older Adults||526|
|App. A||Infection Control||541|
|App. B||Therapeutic Management of Common Oral Lesions||548|
|App. C||Drug Interactions of Significance to Dentistry||564|