Medical Problems in Dentistry / Edition 5

Medical Problems in Dentistry / Edition 5

by Crispian Scully, R. A. Cawson, Roderick A. Cawson
     
 

This book is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the general medical and surgical conditions relevant to dentistry. Dental staff now have to contend with an increasing variety of medical problems that impinge on dental treatment, and to be aware of the possible medicolegal consequences of failure to keep up-to-date. Medical Problems in Dentistry has become the… See more details below

Overview

This book is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the general medical and surgical conditions relevant to dentistry. Dental staff now have to contend with an increasing variety of medical problems that impinge on dental treatment, and to be aware of the possible medicolegal consequences of failure to keep up-to-date. Medical Problems in Dentistry has become the standard work for the whole dental team. It is ideal as a textbook for dental students and candidates for postgraduate dental examinations, as a day-to-day reference for the general dental practitioner's surgery and for dental staff working in hospitals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443101458
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/31/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
692
Product dimensions:
8.94(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.41(d)

Meet the Author

Crispian Scully is President of the International Academy of Oral Oncology and President-Elect of the British Society for Oral Medicine. He has written and edited over 40 books, written over 150 book chapters and has over 900 papers cited on MEDLINE plus over 300 others. He is Co-Editor of Oral Diseases, Medicina Oral, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry.

He has received the CBE, University of Helsinki Medal of Honour, University of Santiago de Compostela Medal, University of Granada Medal, Fellowship of UCL, and honorary degrees from the Universities of Athens, Granada, Helsinki and Pretoria. He has received the UK Dental Award for the Most Outstanding Achievements in Dentistry, the Award of the Spanish Society for Oral Medicine and the Hellenic Society for Oral Medicine.

Table of Contents

1Medical history and assessment1
2Perioperative care15
3Cardiovascular disease I : ischaemic heart disease and hypertension40
4Cardiovascular disease II : congenital heart disease, valvular heart disease and infective endocarditis53
5Cardiovascular disease III : heart failure, cardiomyopathies, dysrhythmias and other problems65
6Endocrine disorders I : diabetes and pancreatic disorders73
7Endocrine disorders II : adrenal85
8Endocrine disorders III : hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroids or gonads93
9Gastrointestinal disorders103
10Genitourinary and renal disease115
11Haematology I : anaemia123
12Haematology II : disorders of haemostasis135
13Haematology III : malignant disease156
14Immunodeficiencies and HIV disease170
15Immunodeficiencies other than HIV/AIDS183
16Immunologically mediated disease189
17Liver disease213
18Mental function and disorders (psychiatric disease)228
19Mental health : personality and psychogenic disorders245
20Metabolic disorders251
21Mucosal and mucocutaneous disorders262
22Musculoskeletal disorders I : joint disorders275
23Musculoskeletal disorders II : diseases of bone284
24Musculoskeletal disorders III : diseases of muscles292
25Neurological disorders I : epilepsy, stroke and cranial neuropathies296
26Neurological disorders II : sleep, motor disorders, dementia and other conditions317
27Respiratory and ear, nose and throat diseases334
28Substance dependence353
29Infections with prominent orofacial involvement371
30Sexually transmitted and other bacterial infections379
31Mycoses390
32Viral infections398
33Parasitic infestations409
34Disability418
35Headache and orofacial pain431
36Medical and cultural issues of refugees, immigrants and homeless people442
37Trauma, and head and maxillofacial injuries452
38Malignant disease I : neoplasms in the head and neck463
39Malignant disease II : cancer and cancer prevention467
40Organ and stem cell transplantation479
41Women's health489
42Complementary therapies : herbal medicines498
43Dietary factors and health and disease502
44Aspects of drug and materials use in dentistry520
45Travel, sports, leisure activities and health546
46Problems of younger and older patients556
47Emergencies563
48Signs and symptoms571
49Eponymous diseases and signs593
50Infection control in dentistry : advice sheet598
AppExamples of patient forms611
AppStreet terms for drugs639

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