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Common Medical Conditions / Edition 1
     

Common Medical Conditions / Edition 1

by Steve Bain, John Hamburger, Crispian Scully
 

ISBN-10: 1405185937

ISBN-13: 9781405185936

Pub. Date: 01/26/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Common Medical Conditions: A Guide for the Dental Team is an invaluable reference in the Dental Update series of clinical resources outlining the clinical features, clinical signs, diagnosis, management and dental relevance of the most commonly encountered chronic medical problems in the developed world.

Written by an internationally renowned and experienced

Overview

Common Medical Conditions: A Guide for the Dental Team is an invaluable reference in the Dental Update series of clinical resources outlining the clinical features, clinical signs, diagnosis, management and dental relevance of the most commonly encountered chronic medical problems in the developed world.

Written by an internationally renowned and experienced team of authors, the book is a quick and ready illustrated reference giving essential information in an oral health care context to common medical conditions. Designed for easy reference, the book is organised by systems with sections on: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Metabolic and Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, Haematological, Mental Health, Neurological, Osteoarticular, Mucocutaneous and infectious Diseases.

Covers most commonly encountered chronic medical problems in a dental context

Systematic and organised to provide easy cross-referencing

Includes useful features such as summaries of key information and comparisons of similar conditions

Fully illustrated throughout with colour clinical photography

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405185936
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/26/2010
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v

Chapter 1 Cardiovascular conditions 1

Atheroma 1

Coronary artery disease 1

Angina pectoris 5

Myocardial infarction 7

Hypertension 11

Congenital heart disease 14

Infective endocarditis 16

Chapter 2 Respiratory conditions 19

Lung cancer 19

Asthma 21

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 24

Chapter 3 Metabolic and endocrine conditions 27

Pregnancy 27

Breast cancer 30

Diabetes mellitus 31

Alcoholism 40

Chronic liver disease 44

Chronic kidney disease 48

Thyrotoxicosis 53

Cushing disease and Cushing syndrome 54

Addison disease 56

Chapter 4 Gastrointestinal conditions 61

Peptic ulcer disease 61

Stomach (gastric) cancer 63

Inflammatory bowel disease 65

Coeliac disease (gluten-sensitive enteropathy) 71

Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) 73

Chapter 5 Haematological conditions 75

Anaemia 75

Von Willebrand disease 79

Haemophilias 80

Leukaemias 83

Thrombocytopaenias 86

Chapter 6 Mental health conditions 89

Anxiety and stress 89

Depression 90

Eating disorders 93

Schizophrenia 95

Chapter 7 Neurological conditions 99

Bell palsy 99

Cerebrovascular accident 101

Epilepsy 104

Multiple sclerosis 108

Dementia 110

Chapter 8 Osteoarticular conditions 113

Osteoarthritis 113

Rheumatoid arthritis 115

Gout 119

Sjögren syndrome 121

Chapter 9 Mucocutaneous conditions 125

Allergy 125

Lichen planus 129

Behçet disease 131

Erythema multiforme 133

Pemphigoid 136

Pemphigus 138

Scleroderma 140

Systemic lupus erythematosus 143

Chapter 10 Infectious diseases 145

HTV infection and AIDS 145

Herpesviruses: Herpes simplex virus (HSV: human herpesviruses type 1 and 2) infections 149

Herpesviruses: Varicella-zoster virus (VZV: human herpesvirus type 3) infections 152

Herpesviruses: Epstein-Barr virus (EBV: human herpesvirus type 4) infections 154

Tuberculosis 155

Syphilis 158

Index 161

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