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Overview

Dentist's Guide to Medical Conditions and Complications is a highly accessible reference to dental treatment of medically compromised patients. The ability to treat medically compromised patients is necessary for most dentists and dental professionals, and this book serves as a guide to effectively treat these patients. In a succinct, easy-to-use format, Dentist's Guide to Medical Conditions and Complications outlines protocols for treating patients with common conditions, presents essential drug interaction information, and guides the dental professional through the prevention and management of in-office medical emergencies.
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“It is a book all dental students and dental practitioners will appreciate for its chairside value. It covers information on epidemiology, physiology, pathophysiology, laboratory test evaluation, pharmacology, and dental alerts, as well as possible deviations in the use of anesthetics, analgesics, and antibiotics.” (Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society, April 2009)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813809267
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/3/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 552
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Kanchan Ganda is the Director of Medicine at Tufts Dental School and is responsible for the creation, implementation and co-ordination of teaching dental students. Additionally, she acts as Medical Consultant for all medically complex patients seen in the Tufts Dental Clinics. She also oversees the prevention and care of medical emergencies and personally lectures in continuing education courses to faculty and outside practitioners.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xii

Introduction: Integration of Medicine in Dentistry xiii

Section I: Patient Assessment 3

1. Routine History-Taking and Physical Examination 5

2. History and Physical Assessment of the Medically Compromised Dental Patient (MCP) 25

Section II: Pharmacology 31

3. Prescription Writing, DEA Schedules, and FDA Pregnancy Drug Categories 33

4. Local Anesthetics Commonly Used in Dentistry: Assessment, Analysis and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 40

5. Analgesics Commonly Used in Dentistry: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 48

6. Odontogenic Infections and Antibiotics Commonly Used in Dentistry: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 63

7. Antifungals Commonly Used in Dentistry: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 83

8. Antivirals Commonly Used in Dentistry: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 87

Section III: Acute Care and Stress Management 91

9. Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Setting: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 93

10. Oral and Parenteral Conscious Sedation for Dentistry: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 110

Section IV: Hematopoietic System 125

11. Complete Blood Count (CBC): Assessment, Analysis, and Dental Management Guidelines 127

12. Red Blood Cells (RBCs) Associated Disorder: Anemia: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 134

13. Red Blood Cells Associated Disorder: Polycythemia: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 144

14. Red Blood Cells Associated Disorder: Hemochromatosis: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 146

Section V: Hemostasis and Associated Bleeding Disorders 149

15. Primary and Secondary Hemostasis: Normal Mechanism, Disease States, and Coagulation Tests: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 151

16. Platelet Disorders: Thrombocytopenia, Platelet Dysfunction, and Thrombocytosis: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 155

17. Von Willebrand's Disease: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 159

18. Coagulation Disorders: Common Clotting Factor Deficiency Disease States, Associated Systemic and/or Local Hemostasis Adjuncts, and Dental Management Guidelines 162

19. Anticoagulants Warfarin (Coumadin), Standard Heparin, and Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH): Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 169

Section VI: Cardiology 175

20. Rheumatic fever (RF): Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 177

21. Infective Endocarditis and Current Premedication Prophylaxis Guidelines 181

22. Hypertension and Target Organ Disease States: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 189

23. Cerebral Circulation Diseases TIAs and CVAs: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 195

24. Coronary Circulation Diseases, Classic Angina and Myocardial Infarction: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 197

25. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF): Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 202

26. Cardiac Arrhythmias: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 204

27. Peripheral Circulation Disease 206

28. Renal Function Tests, Renal Disease, and Dialysis: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 207

Section VII: Pulmonary Diseases 213

29. Pulmonary Function Tests and Sedation with Pulmonary Diseases: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 215

30. Upper Airway Disease: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 218

31. Asthma and Airway Emergencies: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 220

32. Chronic Bronchitis: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 226

33. Emphysema: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 227

34. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 228

35. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 232

36. Tuberculosis: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 233

Section VIII: Clinical Pharmacology 239

37. Prescribed and Nonprescribed/Over-the-Counter Medications: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 241

Section IX: Endocrinology 245

38. Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 247

39. Thyroid Gland Dysfunctions, Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 257

40. Adrenal Gland Cortex and Medulla Disease States: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 261

41. Parathyroid Dysfunction Disease States: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 268

42. Pituitary Gland Dysfunction: Acromegaly 272

Section X: Seizure Disorders 273

43. Classic Seizures, Petit Mal and Grand Mal Epilepsy: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 275

Section XI: Gastrointestinal Conditions/Diseases 283

44. Gastrointestinal Disease States and Associated Oral Cavity Lesions: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 285

Section XII: Hepatology 299

45. Liver Function Tests (LFTs), Hepatitis, and Cirrhosis: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 301

Section XIII: Postexposure Prevention and Prophylaxis 325

46. Needle-Stick Exposure Protocol and Associated Management Prophylaxis in the Dental Setting 327

Section XIV: Infectious Diseases 331

47. Human Immunodefi ciency Virus (HIV) and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs): Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 333

Section XV: Oral Lesions and Dentistry 349

48. Therapeutic Management of Oral Lesions in the Immune-Competent and the Immune-Compromised Patient in the Dental Setting 351

Section XVI: The Female Patient: Pregnancy, Lactation, and Contraception 371

49. Pregnancy and Lactation: Assessment and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 373

Section XVII: Rheumatology: Diseases of the Joints, Bones, and Muscles 385

50. Classic Rheumatic Diseases: Assessment of Disease States and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 387

Section XVIII: Oncology: Head and Neck Cancers, Leukemias, Lymphomas, and Multiple Myeloma 413

51. Head and Neck Cancers and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 415

Section XIX: Psychiatry 447

52. Psychiatric Conditions: Assessment of Disease States and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 449

Section XX: Transplants 465

53. Organ Transplants, Immunosuppressive Drugs, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 467

Section XXI: Common Laboratory Tests 473

54. Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP) and Common Hematological Tests 475

Appendix: Suggested Reading 479

Index 502

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