Special Care in Dentistry: Handbook of Oral Healthcare

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Overview

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is comprehensive and concise information source on special care dentistry by the foremost authority on the subject in the UK.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780443071515
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/11/2006
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 5.08 (w) x 7.55 (h) x 0.86 (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.

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Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION
Definitions
Causes of disability
Access and legal background (Disability Discrimination Act)
Implications of disability legislation

2. APPROPRIATE ORAL HEALTH CARE
Barriers to oral healthcare
Goals
The people involved in providing care
Treatment planning
Consent
Oral health in people with disabilities
Treatment modification

3. SPECIFIC PROBLEM AREAS; ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED

A
Acromegaly
Addison’s disease
AIDS (see HIV/AIDS)
Alcoholism
Alzheimer’s disease
Amphetamine, LSD and Ecstasy abuse
Anaemias; deficiency (and see specific conditions)
Ankylosing spondylitis
Angina (see Ischaemic Heart Disease)
Anorexia (see Eating disorders)
Anticoagulants (see Warfarinisation and Heparinisation)
Anxiety states
Aortic valve diseases
Arthritis (see Gout, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Asplenia
Asthma
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Autism

B
Bedbound patients
Bleeding disorders (see specific diseases)
Blind patients (see Visually impaired)
Bone marrow transplantation
Bulimia (see Eating disorders)

C
Cancer (of head and neck)
Cardiac arrhythmias
Cardiac failure
Cerebral palsy
Chairbound patients (see Spina bifida)
Chemotherapy
Christmas disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Cocaine abuse
Congenital heart disease
Creutzfeldt Jakob disease
Crohn disease
Cushing’s syndrome
Cystic fibrosis

D
Deafness (see Hearing impaired)
Depression
Diabetes insipidus
Diabetes mellitus
Down syndrome
Drug abuse (see individual drugs)
Drug allergies

E
Eating disorders
Elderly
End of life care
Endocarditis
Endocrinopathies (see specific diseases)
Epilepsy

F
Fallo's tetralogy (see Congenital heart disease)

G
Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficiency
Gout
Graft versus host disease (GVHD)

H
Haemophilia A
Hearing impaired
Heart transplantation
Heparinisation
Hepatitis (B,C,and D viruses and autoimmune)
Heroin and opioid abuse
HIV / AIDS
Huntingtons chorea
Hydrocephalus
Hyperaldosteronism
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertension
Hyperthyroidism
Hypochondriasis
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hypothyroidism

I
Immunodeficiencies (primary)
Immunosuppressive treatment
Infectious diseases
Inhalant abuse
Ischaemic heart disease

L
Learning impairment
Leukaemias
Liver cirrhosis
Liver failure
Liver transplantation
Lung transplantation
Lupus erythematosus
Lymphomas

M
Malignant hyperthermia (Malignant hyperpyrexia; MH; MHS; King-Denborough syndrome)

Mania
Marijuana abuse
Mitral valve disease
Motor neurone disease
Multiple sclerosis (disseminated sclerosis)
Muscular dystrophies
Myasthenia gravis

N
Neutropenia and neutrophil defects
Nicotine abuse

O
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis

P
Paget’s disease
Palliative care (see Bedbound patients)
Pancreatic transplantation
Paralyses (of head and neck)
Paraplegia (see Cerebral palsy and Spina bifida)
Parkinsonism
Phobias
Physically disabled patients (see specific conditions)
Porphyrias
Pregnancy

R
Radiotherapy
Renal disease (chronic renal failure)
Renal transplantation
Respiratory disease (see specific conditions)
Rheumatic fever
Rheumatoid arthritis
Rickets and osteomalacia

S
Schizophrenia
Scleroderma
Sickle cell anaemia
Sjogren syndrome
Spina Bifida
Splenectomy (see Asplenia)
Steroids (Corticosteroids)
Stroke and other cerebrovascular accidents

T
Thalassaemia
Thrombocytopenia
Transplant patients
Traumatic injury to CNS
Tuberculosis

U
Ulcerative colitis

V
Visually impaired
Von Willebrand disease

W
Warfarinisation

4. MAIN OROFACIAL PROBLEMS

Teeth
Trauma
Tooth wear
Caries
Erosion
Periodontium
Periodontal disease
Salivary
Drooling
Dry mouth
Mucosa
Mucosal lesions
Biting
Others
Bruxism
Halitosis
Retching

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