Medical Problems in Dentistry / Edition 4

Medical Problems in Dentistry / Edition 4

by Crispian Scully
     
 

An understanding of a wide range of medical problems was already vital in the provision of oral health care when the first edition of this book was published more than 15 years ago. Since that time the population in the developed world has aged, new diseases have contributed to an increasing cohort of persons with significant health problems who now survive longer,

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Overview

An understanding of a wide range of medical problems was already vital in the provision of oral health care when the first edition of this book was published more than 15 years ago. Since that time the population in the developed world has aged, new diseases have contributed to an increasing cohort of persons with significant health problems who now survive longer, and some dental procedures, such as dental implants, have been introduced into clinical practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780723610564
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/27/1998
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.71(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.51(d)

Table of Contents

Medical history and assessment; Perioperative care; Cardiovascular disease; Disorders of haemostasis; Anaemia; Malignant disease; Cytotoxic chemotherapy and radiotherapy; Respiratory disorders; Gastrointestinal disorders; Liver disease; Infections and infection control; Skin diseases; Genitourinary and renal disease; Endocrine conditions; Metabolic conditions and nutrition; Musculoskeletal disorders; Neurological disorders; Psychiatric disorders; Headache and orofacial pain; Immunodeficiencies; Immunologically mediated disease; Maxillofacial trauma and head injury; Disability, the young and the elderly; Chemical dependence; Reactions to drugs and materials, and drug interactions; Socioeconomic, ethnic and geographical health issues; Emergencies; Appendix: Miscellaneous uncommon or rare disorders of possible relevance to dentistry not included elsewhere

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