Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient / Edition 8

Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient / Edition 8

by James W. Little
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323080286

ISBN-13: 9780323080286

Pub. Date: 04/04/2012

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Learn how common medical conditions can affect the course of the dental treatment a patient receives. This updated, concise reference provides the information you need to provide appropriate dental care to any patient, regardless of existing medical conditions. Featuring vivid illustrations and well-organized tables in each chapter, this text gives you the in-depth

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Learn how common medical conditions can affect the course of the dental treatment a patient receives. This updated, concise reference provides the information you need to provide appropriate dental care to any patient, regardless of existing medical conditions. Featuring vivid illustrations and well-organized tables in each chapter, this text gives you the in-depth details and the overall summaries you need to get to the root of your patients’ needs.

Organization of medical conditions provides a brief overview of the basic disease process, epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, and currently accepted medical therapy of each disorder. This is followed by a detailed explanation and recommendations for specific dental management.
Coverage of dosages, side effects, and drug interactions with medications used in dentistry, including those used during pregnancy.
Chapters focusing on major health problems in the US and other nations include, ischemic hearth disease, smoking and tobacco use cessation, sleep-related breathing disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, diabetes mellitus, and psychiatric disorders.
Dental management summary table summarizes important factors for consideration in the dental management of medically compromised patients.
Appendix on the therapeutic management of common oral lesions provides a quick reference to the causative factors, clinical description, currently accepted therapeutic management, and patient education regarding common oral conditions.
Appendix on alternative and complementary drugs looks at herbal remedies, specifically efficacy, adverse effects/reactions, medical problems, drug interactions, and dental implications.

NEW! Chapter on drug and alcohol abuse discusses the effects of marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines/methamphetamine, and alcohol, along with considerations for both medical and dental management.
NEW! 2009 AAOS statement on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Bacteremia in Patients with Joint Replacements provides recommendations to supplement practitioners in their clinical judgment regarding antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with a joint prosthesis.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323080286
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/04/2012
Pages:
736
Sales rank:
417,511
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 12.10(h) x 4.30(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE PATIENT EVALUATION AND RISK ASSESSMENT

1. Patient Evaluation and Risk Assessment

PART TWO CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

2. Infective Endocarditis

3. Hypertension

4. Ischemic Heart Disease

5. Cardiac Arrhythmias

6. Heart Failure (or Congestive Heart Failure)

PART THREE PULMONARY DISEASES

7. Pulmonary Disease

8. Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation

9. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

PART FOUR GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES

10. Liver Disease

11. Gastrointestinal Disease

PART FIVE GENITOURINARY DISEASE

12. Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis

13. Sexually Transmitted Diseases

PART SIX ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISEASE

14. Diabetes Mellitus

15. Adrenal Insufficiency

16. Thyroid Diseases (Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Thyroiditis, and Neoplastic Disease)

17. Pregnancy and Breast Feeding

PART SEVEN IMMUNOLOGIC DISEASE

18. AIDS, HIV Infection, and Related Conditions

19. Allergy

20. Rheumatologic and Connective Tissue Disorders

21. Organ and Bone Marrow Transplantation

PART EIGHT HEMATOLOGIC AND ONCOLOGIC DISEASE

22. Disorders of Red Blood Cells

23. Disorders of White Blood Cells

24. Acquired Bleeding and Hypercoagulable Disorders

25. Congenital Bleeding and Hypercoagulable Disorders

26. Cancer and Oral Care of the Patient

PART NINE NEUROLOGIC, BEHAVIORAL, AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

27. Neurologic Disorders

28. Anxiety, Eating Disorders and Behavioral Reactions to Illness

29. Psychiatric Disorders

30. Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Appendix A: A Guide to Management of Common Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Appendix B: Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health Care Settings

Appendix C: Therapeutic Management of Common Oral Lesions

Appendix D: Drug Interactions of Significance to Dentistry

Appendix E: Alternative and Complementary Drugs

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